Thursday, May 12, 2022

Words from Dean Powery for Duke Graduates

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On Sunday, Chapel Dean Luke Powery delivered the invocation for the commencement ceremony at Wallace Wade Stadium. He prayed: “As a new day dawns, show us how to not only make a living but a life—a life that is truth-telling, justice- seeking, peacemaking, love-breathing, grace-giving, joy-instigating, and hope-stirring.” Watch the commencement invocation:

Also this past weekend, Dean Powery delivered a sermon, titled On the Other Side of Change, to graduating students at the baccalaureate services at the Chapel. “On the other side of constant change—regardless of the nature of the change you experience today or in the future—Class of 2022, I encourage you to embrace it,” he said. Watch the baccalaureate sermon: