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Anna C Robertson
Apr 23, 2019

Campus Ministry Happenings: April 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019 by Anna C Robertson

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This Week in Campus Ministry

Passover Dinner and Celebration
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m., STCN 130
Please join us for Seattle University’s Passover Dinner and Celebration hosted by Campus Ministry and the Jewish Student Union! We hope you will join us for this joyous occasion as we share a warm and friendly meal* together and celebrate the freedom that G-d brings – past, present, and future! Whether you are a newbie or a Passover veteran, all are welcome!

Student Conversation Circle with Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza
Monday, April 29, 2019, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Campion Ecumenical Chapel
Join Camp Min and your fellow students for a fantastic opportunity to meet and engage in conversation with Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza. We will be serving light refreshments including tea and cookies. Dr. Robyn is a self-described TransQueer Activist, Latinx Scholar, and Public Theologian, and founder of the Activist Theology Project. In their work they speak widely on issues of race, whiteness, gender justice, and faith. They will be the offering the keynote address at the annual Maguire Lecture and Dinner later that evening.

Maguire Lecture and Dinner
Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:00-9:00 p.m., STCN 160
Named after Seattle University’s first campus minister, Rev. Joseph Maguire, SJ, the Maguire Lecture and Dinner is a Seattle University tradition that focuses our attention on our shared call to live a “faith that does justice." It also provides an opportunity for friends of Campus Ministry to share a meal and conversation and for us to say thank you for all the ways you partner with our office. Dinner is complimentary and seating is limited. This year's keynote address will be given by Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, a self-described TransQueer Activist, Latinx Scholar, and Public Theologian, and founder of the Activist Theology Project. In their work they speak widely on issues of race, whiteness, gender justice, and faith.

See all of Campus Ministry's upcoming events.

Deadlines and Reminders

  • Apply to serve as a New Student Retreat Leader in Fall 2019: New Student Retreat Leaders have the chance to build community with new students and to provide space for them to reflect on their unfolding SU experience. Responsibilities of an NSR Leader include facilitating small group sharing, providing hospitality, leading icebreakers, reaching out to individual new students in conversation, and, for a few interested NSR Leaders, giving a talk. Regardless of whether you have attended NSR in the past, we welcome you to apply for a leadership position. Participants have the option of attending NSR during one of two weekends: November 1-3, 2019 and November 15-17, 2019. The application deadline for NSR Leaders is Sunday, May 19th. Selected participants will be invited to interview with a campus minister during the following week.
  • Register for the Spring Search Retreat: Join Campus Ministry for the Seattle University Search Retreat, May 10-12! Search is a reflective retreat opportunity for you to explore yourself, your spirituality, and your relationship to others. Search is open to students of all faith and philosophical traditions. Register on ConnectSU by April 24, 2019.
  • RSVP for the 22nd Annual Maguire Lecture and Dinner: A Theology of Justice: Named after Seattle University’s first campus minister, Rev. Joseph Maguire, SJ, the Maguire Lecture and Dinner is a Seattle University tradition that focuses our attention on our shared call to live a “faith that does justice." We are pleased to welcome Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, Ph.D.a self-described TransQueer Activist, Latinx Scholar, and Public Theologian. They are the Founder of the Activist Theology Project, and speak widely on issues of race, whiteness, gender justice, and faith. The dinner is complimentary and seating is limited for this event. Please RSVP by clicking on the link above by April 18, 2019The event is on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 6-8pm.

Around Campus

Check out these opportunities from our on-campus partners! Do you have a program or opportunity coming up you'd like to see featured here? Email Anna Robertson with your request and a brief blurb!

  • Nominations are now open for awards to be presented through Red Night Out, the Graduating Students of Color Celebration, Lavender Graduation and the Ignatian Leadership Program. Nominations for Red Night Out and the Ignation Leadership Program are due by May 1 and Nominations for Graduating Students of Color and the Lavender Graduation are due May 30th. For more information, contact Michelle Harper Kowalczyk in the Center for Student Involvement at harperkm@seattleu.edu.
  • The Seattle University Marianas TaoTao Tano Club is happy to invite you all to the 26th Annual Fiesta, entitled ”Voyage of Our Heritage: Sailing Forth With a New Generation" on Sunday, May 26, 2019. You can purchase tickets online at sufiesta2019.eventbrite.comPlease note that, alongside individual ticket offers, we are also offering special group discounts for guests who are purchasing tickets either for a small party of 5 or a large party of 10. Each table seats at most 10 people. The group rates will only be available until May 1st, so take advantage of this great deal to help give you the same great Fiesta experience at a cheaper price!
  • Join the Indigenous Student Association and Indigenous People’s Institute at this year's Interfaith Earth Day on April 25 from 2:00pm - 3:15pm! DR Michel and John Sirois from Upper Columbia Unites Tribes (UCUT) will be covering fish passage, cultural responsibility, and the Columbia River Treaty and share up to date information about environmental issues affecting the Columbia River tribes and salmon. Joining John and DR will be Todd Mitchell, Environmental Director for the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, to share what's impacting his tribe and the salmon and habitat on the coast.

This week's header photo was taken by student Hannah Fee, Class of 2020. Have a photo of something beautiful you would like to share in Campus Ministry Happenings? Tag @sucampusministry on Instagram or submit it to campusministry@seattleu.edu.