Campus Ministry News + Events
Welcome to the 21013-14 Academic Year, with our College theme "Widen the Circle of Mercy!"
Did you know we offer SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES every day of the week this year? Check out our community service page for more info!
Mondays: FiSH (Faith in Student Housing) 9 p.m. in the Glass Lounge
FiSH is a student-led program of Campus Ministry designed for students who live on-campus (and the commuters who hang out with them). It's a chance to talk about stuff that matters with people who care, designed to help you make new friends while growing in faith and talking about a wide variety of issues. Watch this page for weekly topics and check us out on Monday nights from 9-10 p.m.... in the Glass Lounge of St. Brigid Hall!
Wednesdays: Interfaith Prayer in Chapel at 11:30 a.m.
Are you intrigued by the idea of praying in different ways, using a variety of spiritual resources, led by faculty and staff from a variety of religious traditions? Would you love to pause in the middle of your week to pray with other members of our community? Then consider coming to Chapel (Campbell Hall) on Wednesdays from 11:30 - noon for Campus Ministry's new Interfaith Prayer. All are welcome!!
Survivor Weekend: Friday - Sunday, October 18-20, Sea Isle City NJ
Do you want to survive and even thrive as a member of the Gwynedd community? Come away for a weekend of good conversations, good friends and good food on this student-led retreat exploring key issues in transition: building relationships, navigating academic challenges, getting involved, and maintaining balance and wellness! Application 2013 (doc) Space is limited so apply soon!!
Journey Through Loss: Friday November 1 & 8 (both required), 2-4 p.m., Waldron Board Room
Do you have a loss that is impacting your daily life? Death of a loved one, end of a relationship, academic failure, serious health problems . . . these are just a few of the losses that can make it tough to get through the day. Join Campus Ministry, Counseling Services, and fellow students in a two-session process that uses creative activities and conversation to help ease you further along the road to healing. Interested? Contact Christine Eberle x590 or email@example.com.
Mass of Remembrance: Sunday, November 3, 11:30 a.m., Waldron Board Room
Each year the Gwynedd Mercy community remembers those we have loved and lost through this special Mass at the beginning of November, the Month of All Souls. If you have lost a special person whom you would like us to remember, you are invited to come and light a candle in that person's memory. RSVP to Christine Eberle, firstname.lastname@example.org, by Monday, October 28.
Alternative Spring Break Kickoff Meeting, 3-5 p.m., Waldron Board Room
The students, faculty and staff participating in this year's alternative break trips will gather to meet one another and begin the adventure!
The Giving Tree: November 18 - December 5
As part of our Holiday Outreach, members of the GMercyU community provide Christmas gifts for the adults with special needs served by Mercy Neighborhood Ministries. We invite you to take an ornament from the tree in St. Bernard's Lobby or Keiss 2nd Floor, purchase the suggested gift, and return it UNWRAPPED to a collection box in SB, KH, or one of the Residence Hall Lobbies December 3-5. Questions? Christine Eberle, email@example.com.