Archives for "Multifaith Chaplain"

Wednesday

January 3, 2007 4:24 pm

National business journalist shares spiritual journey

Paul Solman, business and economics correspondent for the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer since 1985, will speak Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Friday

December 1, 2006 2:27 pm

Bates offers ‘Lessons and Carols’ program

Bates College marks the Christmas season with “A Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols,” a program which includes vocal and instrumental music and seasonal readings led by the Rev. William Blaine-Wallace, Bates’ newly appointed multifaith chaplain.

Friday

November 17, 2006 3:46 pm

Editor jump-starts conversation in Spiritual Sojourners series

Roderick Nordell, a retired editor for the Christian Science Monitor, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at 161 Wood St., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Tuesday

August 29, 2006 11:17 am

New multifaith chaplain named at Bates College

The Rev. William Blaine-Wallace, an Episcopal priest, has been named the multifaith chaplain at Bates College, announced Dean of Students Tedd R. Goundie.

Monday

March 6, 2006 12:00 am

Middle East expert to discuss volatile mix of religion and politics

Charles Kimball, professor of comparative religion at the Wake Forest University Divinity School, will give a presentation titled “Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead: Engaging the Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics in Christianity, Judaism and Islam” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the 2006 Bertha May Bell Andrews Lecture, sponsored by the chaplain’s office, free of charge. For more information, call the chaplain’s office at 207-786-8272.

Wednesday

March 1, 2006 12:00 am

Maine homeless persons to present drama 'Hear Our Stories, Know Our Names'

The Bates College Office of the Chaplain and the college’s Hunger and Homelessness Committee present “Hear Our Stories, Know Our Names,” a drama performed by Maine homeless persons at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 2, in Chase Hall Lounge, 53 Campus Ave., Bates College. Open to the public free of charge, the performance is a collaboration of the Preble Street Resource Center, the Haymarket Fund and the Economic Justice Program of the Maine Council of Churches. Donations to the resource center and the justice program will be accepted. For more information, call the chaplain’s office at 207-786-8272.

Thursday

December 1, 2005 2:57 pm

Rabbi discusses mid-career change in Bates spirituality series

Rabbi Hillel Katzir of Auburn’s Temple Shalom Synagogue-Center discusses his journey of religious heritage, culminating in a mid-life career change, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College.

Wednesday

November 2, 2005 3:37 pm

American historian to discuss contemporary religious literacy

Stephen Prothero, professor of religion at Boston University, will give a presentation titled “Religious Literacy: What Americans Don’t Know About the World’s Religions, and Why Their Ignorance Is Imperiling Our Politics” at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the 2005-06 Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought, sponsored by the chaplain’s office, free of charge.

Wednesday

October 26, 2005 3:45 pm

Poet Meena Alexander to read from her work

Meena Alexander, an award-winning poet, novelist and memoirist, will read from her poetry at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Saturday

October 15, 2005 3:51 pm

Bates to hold vigil for latest natural disaster victims

Members of the Bates College community will hold a vigil for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan and the hurricane in Central America at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Bates College Chapel, College Street. The public is invited to participate in this gathering, sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain.