Stories about "Multifaith Chaplaincy"
Students returning from time away from Bates gather to reflect

Monday, September 18, 2017 2:10 pm

"Feeling Weird Back at Bates" offers space for students to reflect on the transition of returning to Bates after time away.

Bates’ memorial tree planting embraces the ‘sacred tension’ of gratitude and grief

Friday, September 8, 2017 12:25 pm

“It’s actually a beautiful gesture to say, dead or alive, you’re still a part of the Bates community,” says Multifaith Chaplain Brittany Longsdorf.

Completed lives: the 2017 Bates Alumni Memorial Service program

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 3:04 pm

The program for the Alumni Memorial Service, held during Reunion, includes the names of Bates people who have died during the year.

13 quotes about love and community from the 2017 Bates Baccalaureate service

Friday, June 9, 2017 12:15 pm

All you need is love, said the Beatles. But, as the Bee Gees noted, no one gets too much love anymore. Which brings us to Baccalaureate at Bates College.

Bates at Night: A respite called {Pause}

Friday, December 2, 2016 11:25 am

A visit to the Gomes Chapel for {Pause}, a weekly secular service of music, poetry, silence, dance, and art.

Bates at Night: Hearth

Friday, October 14, 2016 11:18 am

Bates at Night: At the dinner gathering called Hearth, participants can share their thoughts, simply sit in silence, or anything in between.

Lessons and Carols service returns on Dec. 13

Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:39 pm

In an annual tradition, Bates College holds a Service of Lessons and Carols for the Advent season on Dec. 13.

Bates appoints new multifaith chaplain

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 11:34 am

The Rev. Brittany Longsdorf, currently a chaplain at Boston University, has been named the multifaith chaplain at Bates College.

Theology professor looks at highs, lows of multiple religious participation

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:22 am

John Thatamanil of Union Theological Seminary speaks at Bates College about the pitfalls and possibilities of multiple religious identities on March 11.

Lessons and Carols service honors the season on Dec. 7

Friday, December 5, 2014 4:35 pm

In an annual tradition at Bates College, a Service of Lessons and Carols for the Advent season takes place on Dec. 7.

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