Community Reflections Fall 2013-- Every Friday of the Quarter at 11am in Stetson Chapel
Week 1: Friday September 20, 2013
Spirituality Stew—Join the Off ice of Religious & Spiritual Life for a reflection on how our spirituality grows and changes during the four years of college. Do people become less religious or spiritual in college? How do people get connected to religious groups? Is there a way and a place to be spiritual on campus? What does spirituality even mean?
Week 2: Friday September 27, 2013
Food as Identity—Join the Food for Thought Living Learning House for an examination of the nutritional backgrounds that sway our cultural identities, inform our eating decisions, and contrast and compliment food here at "K".
Week 3: Friday October 4, 2013
Spirit Food: Provisions on the journey for Justice-- Spiritual sustenance is an essential aspect of a lifelong commitment to justice. Activists and community advocates will share the spiritual food they draw on to provide the grounding, flexibility, laughter and love to fuel their social justice work. Sponsored by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
Week 4: Friday October 11, 2013
Intimate Partner Violence Awareness-- October is Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month. We will remember those in our community who face daily violence as well as the history of K’s own struggle to become a place free of violence.
Week 5: Friday October 18, 2013
More in a Lifetime – In conjunction with Homecoming, winners of the Alumni Association's Distinguished Achievement Award, Distinguished Service Award and Young Alumni Award will reflect on how their professional and personal experiences have been shaped by their time at K. Cosponsored by the CCPD and Alumni Relations.
Week 6: Friday October 25, 2013
Midwinter Break - No Classes, No Community Reflection
Week 7: Friday November 1, 2013
Honors Day Convocation-- This service is a time to present special awards to students for their accomplishments in a particular area during the previous academic year. Please come and support your fellow students as they receive their awards.
Week 8: Friday November 8, 2013
Diwali & Eid Celebration-- Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated by multiple religions in South Asia. Eid al Adha is celebrated by Muslims around the world after the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in honor of the Prophet Abraham’s triumphs. Members of K Desi encourage everyone to share their joy and light with the campus.
Week 9: Friday November 15, 2013
Your Body and Food—Join us for a reflection on body image and the many ways our lives are shaped by our relationship to food. Sponsored by the Student Chaplains.
Week 10: Friday November 22, 2013
Give Thanks for Mistakes-- Students, faculty and staff will give thanks for the ridiculous, dumb and just plain crazy mistakes they have made during their college experience, both socially and academically. Join us in this light-hearted reflection and give thanks for our common humanity.
Interested in applying for a week of Community Reflection time?
You and/or your group need to fill out the application you find below. All applications are due Monday of 8th week the preceeding quarter. Decisions are typically made by the end of 9th week. Applications are judged on a variety of characteristics. The selection committee tends to favor events that lead listeners/participants through a thoughtful, reflection on a matter of meaning or importance. The committee tends to reject applications that come across as an advertisement for a group or a subject. We hope that everyone who leaves community reflection feels that they have been challenged to think and feel in a new way. If you have any other questions, contact Chaplain Candido at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Community Reflection Application (1040 KB)The Community Reflection Application