Term at a Glance

Chapel Services

(Services are held in Skinner Memorial Chapel unless otherwise noted. Meals follow the services.)


Sunday, January 10, 5:00 p.m.

Native American Catholic Mass

Father James Notebaart


Sunday, January 17, 5:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Service of Remembrance and Celebration

The Reverend Oliver White

Carleton’s Jubilee Singers


Saturday, January 23, 7:00 p.m.

Celebrate (K)night Faith(s): Multifaith Worship and Practice

Student Chaplain’s Associates and friends


Friday, January 29, 6:15 p.m., AGH Meeting Rm.

Tu B’Shevat Service – Jewish Arbor Day and Earth Celebration   

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Sunday, February 7, 10:30 a.m.

Quaker Service

Northfield Religious Society of Friends


Wednesday, February 10, 8:30 p.m.

Ash Wednesday Chapel Service

The Reverend Carolyn Fure-Slocum


Sunday, February 14, 5:00 p.m.

Bilingual Catholic Mass

Father Denny Dempsey

St. Dominic Hispanic Choir


Sunday, February 21, 5:00 p.m.

Mustard Seed Christian Service

Carleton’s Praise Band


Sunday, February 28, 5:00 p.m.

Black History Month Chapel Service

The Reverend Danny Givens, Jr.

Carleton’s Jubilee Singers


Saturday, March 5, 5:30 p.m., Great Hall

Jewish Purim and Hindu Holi Celebration


Weekly Services/Practices/Groups

Science and Religion Discussion Group

Conflicting, separate worlds, or fully connected? Come to discuss!  Contacts: gillespiej, nybergo

Mondays, 7:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Interfaith Social Action (IFSA)

Students talk about and do social change work in the community.  Contacts: crenshawm, campbellt, nybergo

Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge


A Taste of Torah

Weekly Torah study led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.  

Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m., Tandem Bagels


EvenSong: Contemplative Christian Song and Prayer

Ecumenical Christian worship with music, readings, and meditative silence. 

Led by Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum or students.

Wednesdays, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary


Christian Lenten Services

Led by Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum.

Wednesdays, February 17, 24 and March 1 at 8:30 p.m.,

Chapel Main Sanctuary


Buddhist Meditation, Teaching, and Discussion

Led by Bhante Sathi or local Buddhist leaders.

Thursdays, 8:00 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary


Islam Inquiry and Discussion

Weekly discussion led by Ailya Vajid or students.  Contact: jafrii2

Fridays, 5:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Jewish Shabbat Services

Weekly service led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky or students.

Fridays, 6:15 p.m., Page House East


Occasional Events

“Motivations for Service” Panel Discussion

Student panel about reasons for community involvement.  Cosponsored with CCCE.

Thursday, January 7, 12:00 p.m., AGH Meeting Room


Soul Pancake:  Food for the Soul

Dinner and activities to chew on life’s big questions. Contact:  crenshawm

Saturday, January 9 and Wednesday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Gospel Brunch

All levels of singers are welcome for singing and brunch.  Cosponsored with OIIL.  Contacts: campbellt, jafrii2, bahnj, lopezg

Sundays – January 10 and 31, and February 21 at 11:00 a.m., Chapel Lounge. 


“Mass Incarceration in Minnesota”

Community dialogue on who decides, who benefits, and who suffers in the incarceration system. 

Wednesday, January 13, 6:00 p.m., Weitz 236


Road Trip to St. Agnes Catholic Church

Students will attend a Latin Mass in Twin Cities. For more information and to sign up, contact lopezg.

Sunday, January 17, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 


Rock Shabbat – Trip to Shir Tikvah in South Mpls.

For more information and to sign up, contact bahnj.

Friday, January 22 – leave campus at 5:15 p.m.


 “Keeping It Classy”

Community dialogue about navigating class, wealth and privilege at Carleton.  Led by the Interfaith Social Action Group (IFSA).

Thursday, January 28, 5:30 p.m., Great Hall


Reflections Series: What Matters to Me and Why

A continuing series of talks on life, work and meaning. Cosponsored with EthIC. 


Talk by Michael Flynn, William H. Laird Professor of Linguistics and the Liberal Arts

Thursday, January 21, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum


Talk by Nathan Grawe, Professor of Economics and Ada M. Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Social Sciences

Thursday, February 4, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum 


Bahá'í Youth Devotional Road Trip

For more information and to sign up:  crenshawm

Friday, February 19, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.