As a part of the Penny Pilgrim George Women’s Leadership Initiative, women and female identified students are invited to apply for the Lifting Women’s Voices Writing Retreat, March 14-16, 2016. This three-day immersive experience will provide students with opportunities to write, reflect, and connect with peers, as well as learn from an acclaimed author and blogger.
Duke Chapel will observe the season of Lent Feb. 10 – March 24, a time when Christians are invited to examine the roots of their discipleship and to identify with Jesus’ journey to the cross. Alleluias and flowers are removed from the liturgy during Lent.
The Chapel is sponsoring the building of a Habitat for Humanity house in Durham, in collaboration with the Congregation at Duke Chapel, the Duke Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, and Duke office of Durham and Regional Affairs. The build days are:
- 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6
- 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5
- 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16
Each shift is for four hours. To sign up to serve, contact the Chapel’s .
Amanda Millay Hughes has joined the Chapel staff as Director of Development. Welcome Amanda! The Rev. Bruce Puckett is taking on new responsibilities as Director of Worship and Community Ministry. James Todd will also be taking on new responsibilities as the Chapel’s Communications Manager. Find their biographies and contact information on the Staff page.
Duke Chapel has four notable guest preachers coming to campus this month and next. Each will deliver a sermon during the Chapel’s weekly worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday’s in Page Auditorium. The preachers are:
Amanda Millay Hughes joins the Chapel staff in January as the new director of development.
Duke Chapel will hold three Christmas Eve worship services in Page Auditorium on Duke's West Campus. The first worship service begins at 2 p.m. Dec. 24 and is interactive for families with young children. A Service of Worship, with Christmas carols, Durham Children’s Choir, the Amalgam brass ensemble, and sermon from the dean, starts at 5:30 p.m. An opportunity for Holy Communion will be made available after this service.
We commit to building one another up in our prayer, work and common life, grounded in God’s love and being formed together as disciples of Jesus Christ
Worship Life and Prayer
The recipients of this year’s Humanitarian Service Award are Patricia James, founder of Durham Triple Play Long Ball Program, and Marcia Owen, director of the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. A reception Oct. 4 will honor them. Read more.