Parents and Family Weekend

The schedule of services for Parents and Family Weekend 2016 is forthcoming. Below is a sample schedule from past years:

Friday, October 10

Buddhist Meditation
4:10 – 4:30 p.m.
Facilitated by the Dharma Society (student group). Beginners welcome.
Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Shabbat Evening Services and Dinner
6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Services, Office of Intercultural Education, Chase Hall
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Shabbat Dinner, Memorial Commons, Chase Hall
A gathering sponsored by the Bates Hillel for parents, guests, and students to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath. Please rsvp for the dinner when you register for the weekend here.

Sunday, October 12

Catholic Mass
9:00 a.m.
The presider is Father Paul Dumais, Bates’ Associated Catholic Chaplain, a priest in the Prince of Peace Parish of Lewiston. All are welcome.
Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Interfaith Service
11:00 a.m. – noon
A simple, reflective, interfaith service composed of musical offerings, a brief reflection from a parent, readings from religious and secular traditions, prayers and intentions. All are welcome regardless of religious affiliation. Sponsored by the Bates Multifaith Chaplaincy.
Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Bates Christian Fellowship Service
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Led by Bates Christian Fellowship, the Gospelaires, Stephen Saxon (Associated Minister of Music) and Associated Chaplains David Bochtler and Josh Cousineau
Peter J. Gomes Chapel

The Peter J. Gomes Chapel is open daily from 7 am – 7 pm.
The Muslim Prayer Room, Hindu Shrine and Buddhist Meditation Room are located in Chase Hall. Chase Hall is open to the public 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (7 a.m. – 2 a.m. with student card access).

You can find more information here about places of worship in the Lewiston/Auburn area.