Term at a Glance

Chapel Services

(Services are held in Skinner Chapel unless otherwise noted.  Suppers follow the Sunday afternoon services.)


Sunday, April 1, 8:00 a.m.

Easter Service

Assistant Chaplain Shannon Farrand-Bernardin

Easter breakfast and egg-hunt follow the service.


Sunday, April 8, 5:00 p.m.

Catholic Mass

Father Denny Dempsey


Sunday, April 15, 5:00 p.m.

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Observance

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Sunday, April 22, 5:00 p.m.

Abrahamic Progressive:  Interfaith Dinner and Reflection at Christian, Muslim and Jewish Interest Houses with dessert at President’s House

Carolyn Fure-Slocum, Shosh Dworsky, Ailya Vajid


Sunday, April 29, 11:00 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service

Reverend Kristin Maier ’92


Sunday, May 6, 5:00 p.m.

Mustard Seed Christian Service

Mustard Seed Worship Band


Sunday, May 13, 5:00 p.m.

Native American Catholic Mass

Father Jim Notebaart


Sunday, May 20, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.

Buddhist Vesak Celebration (Buddha’s Birth and Awakening)

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

Monks from several traditions


Sunday, May 27, 5:00 p.m.

Senior Service and Celebration

Senior Guest Speakers: Jonathan Gillespie, Katie Grosh, and Olivia Nyberg


Holy Week Services

Thursday, March 29, 8:30 p.m., Chapel

Maundy Thursday Service with Communion


Friday, March 30, 3:30 p.m., Chapel

Good Friday Service


Passover Seder

Friday, March 30, 6:45 p.m., Great Hall

Community Seder led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.  Seating begins at 6:30 p.m.


Eve of Ramadan Celebration

Tuesday, May 15, 5:30 p.m., Chapel

Led by Associate Chaplain Ailya Vajid.


Weekly Services/Practices/Groups

Hard Questions:  Science, Religion, and Ethics

Students discuss complex and difficult topics while seeking to better understand each other.  Contacts: gillespiej, groshk, quinterodMondays at 7:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Taste of Torah

Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.  Bagels provided.

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

Time to Meditate

Practice mindful, moment-to-moment awareness.  Led by Betsy Lane-Getaz and Nate Page.  Cosponsored with SHAC and Office of Health Promotion.  Contact:  chanaratp

Tuesdays from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary

Fridays from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m., AGH Library


Interfaith Social Action (IFSA)

Students meet to talk about and do social change work.  Contacts:  babajidec, nybergo, groshk

Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Islam Inquiry and Discussion

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

Wednesdays at 7:00 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 April 4, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m., Chapel


Buddhist Meditation, Teaching, and Discussion

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

Thursdays beginning April 5, 8:00 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary


Jewish Shabbat Services

Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky or students. 

Fridays beginning April 6 at 6:15 p.m., Page House East



Occasional Events

Gospel Brunch

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

Sundays – April 8 and 22, May 13, 11:00 a.m., Chapel Lobby


Understanding Jesus Means Understanding Judaism:  Getting the Context Right

Workshop with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine. Cosponsored with Humanities Center and College Communications. 

To sign up, contact kraadt by April 2.

Thursday, April 12, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (followed by dinner)


Reflections:  What Matters to Me and Why

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

Talk by Chico Zimmerman, Professor of Classics

Thursday, May 17, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum


Memorial Day Vigil

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

Monday, May 28, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Chapel


Road Trips 

Cambodian Temple Student Road Trip

Travel 15 minutes to Watt Munisotaram, Cambodian Temple, for Buddhist New Year Celebration.  For more information and to sign up, contact chanaratp or quinterod.

Sunday, April 15, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 


St. Basilica of St. Mary Student Road Trip

Trip to Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis for Mass. For more information and to sign up, contact quinterod.

Sunday, May 6, 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.