Term at a Glance

Chapel Services 

(Supper follows the 5:00 p.m. Sunday services.) 

Sunday, April 2, 5:00 p.m.

Baha’i Service

Erin Wagner


Sunday, April 9, 5:00 p.m.

Palm Sunday Catholic Mass

Father Denny Dempsey and Joyful Noise Choir


Sunday, April 16, 7:00 a.m.

Easter Sunrise Service

Chapel Intern Shannon Farrand-Bernardin

Easter breakfast and egg-hunt follow service.


Sunday, April 23, 5:00 p.m.

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Observance

Vigil/ Reading of Names 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., Service at 5:00 p.m. led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.


Sunday, April 30, 11:00 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service

Reverend Kristin Maier ’92


Sunday, May 7, 5:00 p.m.

Mustard Seed Christian Service

Mustard Seed Worship Band


Sunday, May 14, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m

Buddhist Vesak Celebration

3:00 to 4:45 p.m. meditation; 5:00 p.m. ceremony

Monks from several traditions.


Sunday, May 21, 4:30 p.m.

Native American Catholic Mass

Father Jim Notebaart


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

Senior Service and Celebration

Senior Guest Speakers: Meg Crenshaw, Ibad Jafri, Gaston Lopez, Evie Rosenberg, David Soper


Christian Lenten Services

Wednesdays – March 29 and April 5 at 8:30 p.m., Chapel Main Sanctuary

 Led by Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum and include communion.


Passover Seder

Monday, April 10, 6:45 p.m., Great Hall

Community Seder led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.

Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. 


Holy Week Services

Thursday, April 13, 8:30 p.m., Chapel

Maundy Thursday Service with Communion 

Friday, April 14, 3:30 p.m., Chapel

Good Friday Service


Ramadan Service

Friday, May 26, 5:30 p.m., Chapel

First Night of Ramadan Gathering

Led by Associate Chaplain Ailya Vajid.


Weekly Services/Practices/Groups

Islam Inquiry and Discussion

Led by Ailya Vajid, Associate Chaplain, or students.  Contact: abdih2

Mondays beginning March 27, 4:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Science and Religion Discussion Group

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

Mondays beginning March 27, 7:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Taste of Torah

Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.  Bagels provided.

Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. beginning March 28, Tandem Bagels  (No study on April 11 and April 18.)


Interfaith Social Action (IFSA)

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

Tuesdays beginning March 28, 8:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge


EvenSong: Contemplative Christian Song and Prayer

Christian worship with music, readings, and silence.  Led by Reverend Carolyn Fure-Slocum or students.

Wednesdays beginning March 29, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m., Chapel


“The Talk” – Discussing Religion and Sexuality

How does religion shape and respond to gender roles, identities, body images, sexual violence and discrimination? Led by Shannon Farrand-Bernardin or students.  Contact: nybergo

Thursdays (April 6, 13, 20, 27, and May 11), 6:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge 

Buddhist Meditation, Teaching, and Discussion

Led by Bhante Sathi, Sri Lankan monk, or Professor of Religion Emeritus, Roger Jackson

Thursdays beginning March 30, 8:00 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary


Jewish Shabbat Services

Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky or students. 

Fridays beginning March 31, 6:15 p.m., Page House East 


Occasional Events

Motivations for Action and Civic Engagement

Student panelists will share why and how they do civic engagement.  Cosponsored with CCCE.

Tuesday, March 28, 4:00 p.m., Leighton 301


Gospel Brunch

All singers are welcome for singing and brunch.  Cosponsored with OIIL. Contacts:  groshk, lopezg

Sundays – April 2 and 23, May 7, 11:00 a.m., Chapel Lobby  

Reflections:  What Matters to Me and Why

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

     Talk by Adriana Estill, Assoc. Professor of English and American Studies

     Thursday, April 6, 12:00 p.m., Leighton 304

     Talk by Daniel Groll, Assoc. Professor of Philosophy

     Thursday, May 11, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum 

Memorial Day Vigil

Light a candle in silent reflection or prayer in observance of Memorial Day.

Monday, May 29, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Chapel


Road Trips

Baha’i Student Road Trip

Come to Minneapolis for a youth gathering centered around song and prayer.  Contact: crenshawm

Sunday, April 30, 5:00 to 11:00 p.m.

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church Road Trip

Experience a prophetic urban ministry in Minneapolis.  Contact and to sign up: lopezg

Sunday, May 14, 8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.