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6375- Malone University announces chapel programs for fall semester, 2012

6375-August 15, 2012

Malone University has announced its chapel schedule for fall semester, 2012. Chapels take place in the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts, are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. The fall 2012 chapel theme is based on I Timothy 6:19 and will explore how we can "take hold of the life that is truly life." University Chaplain Randy Heckert will address the theme throughout the semester.

Malone chapel services are held Tuesdays (10:30-11:10 a.m.), Wednesdays (10:05-10:45 a.m.) and most Fridays (10:05-10:45 a.m.). Afternoon and evening chapels vary in time and location. Tuesday chapels are "Community Worship," featuring worship of God through prayer, Scripture, sermon, and song. Wednesday chapels are "Convocation," which includes a variety of topics, artistic presentations, lectures and guest interviews. Friday chapels are "Spiritual Formation," featuring teaching on Christian spiritual disciplines and practice of those disciplines together in the Worship Center. Afternoon or Evening chapels include a variety of speakers and topics in a workshop format.

Following is a complete listing:

Tuesday, August 28, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert, Theme Chapel: Take Hold of the Life that is Truly Life

Wednesday, August 29, 10:05 a.m.: Malone President Dr. David King speaking, Malone faculty processional

Friday, August 31, 10:05 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert, What are Spiritual Disciplines?

Tuesday, September 4, 10:30 a.m.: Director of Service Learning Celia King: Biblical Service

Wednesday, September 5, 10:05 a.m.: Service Learning stories, facilitated by Celia King

Friday, September 7, 10:05 a.m.: Resident Director Mike Hansen, focus on prayer

Tuesday, September 11, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert, theme chapel

Wednesday, September 12, 10:05 a.m.: Compassion International guest Jey Mbiro with rapper Ken Maina: My Story: Released from Poverty in Jesus' Name

Friday, September 14, 10:05 a.m.: speaker TBA, focus on Scripture

Tuesday, September 18, 10:30 a.m.: Joel Daniel Harris '04, speaker, entrepreneur, strategist, Quaker and lover of Canton. Topic to be decided by student body.

Wednesday, September 19, 10:05 a.m.: Joel Daniel Harris, topic to be decided by student body

Wednesday, September 19, 7-8 p.m., Silk Auditorium (MH): Joel Daniel Harris, Social Media and Faith

Friday, September 21, 10:05 a.m.: Director of Service Learning Celia King, focus on silence and solitude

Tuesday, September 25, 10:30 a.m.: Rev. Gary Martin, Senior Pastor at True Light Christian Ministries (Canton)

Wednesday, September 26, 10:05 a.m.: Rev. Daniel Owolabi '07, pastor of congregational care at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church

No Friday morning chapel; chapel will be in the afternoon to accommodate our speaker.

Friday, September 28, 2-3 p.m., JC Worship Center: Due to space constraints, this chapel service is NOT open to the public: Tony Campolo, Ph.D., speaker, author, sociologist, pastor, social activist, and passionate follower of Jesus

Tuesday, October 2, 10:30 a.m.: Rev. B.J. Woodworth, Lead Pastor of The Open Door (Pittsburgh), speaking on calling

Tuesday, October 2, 7-9 p.m., Silk Auditorium (MH): Rev. Chris White '01, pastor of outreach at Gateway Community Evangelical Presbyterian Church (Slippery Rock, Penn), workshop on an Overview of the Bible. Note: students should attend from 7-9 p.m., and will receive two chapel credits.

Wednesday, October 3, 10:05 a.m.: Rev. B.J. Woodworth, speaking on calling

Friday, October 5, 10:05 a.m.: Father John W. Oliver, Priest at St. Elizabeth Orthodox Christian Church (Murfreesboro, Tenn.), focus on biblical worship

Tuesday, October 9, 10:30 a.m.: Musical guest Jessa Anderson and University Chaplain Randy Heckert, theme chapel

Wednesday, October 10, 10:05 a.m.: Departmental Chapel (students attend chapel at various campus locations TBA)

Friday, October 12, 10:05 a.m.: the Rev. Dr. Deborah Rundlett, focus on sabbath-keeping

Tuesday, October 16, 10:30 a.m., choose from three JC locations (same workshops will be given today and tomorrow):

Bryan Hollon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology, The Basics: What is the Christian Faith? (JC Worship Center)University Chaplain Randy Heckert, Growing Faith: the Heart of Discipleship (JC Dining Rooms)Resident Director Ali Walls, Engaging the Conversation: Learning to Talk About the Things We Believe (JC Memorial Chapel)

Wednesday, October 17, 10:05 a.m., choose a different workshop from yesterday! See the three options above.

No Friday chapel due to Fall Break.

Tuesday, October 23, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert, theme chapel

Wednesday, October 24, 10:05 a.m.: Sarah Young, speaking on godly sexuality

This week's Friday Chapel will not be a Spiritual Formation Chapel; instead, the campus will celebrate Homecoming during the service.

Friday, October 26, 10:05 a.m., Homecoming Chapel in the JC Worship Center

Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 a.m.: Rev. Saleem Ghubril, Executive Director of The Pittsburgh Promise, Loving and Serving Our Neighbor

Wednesday, October 31, 10:05 a.m.: Rev. Saleem Ghubril

Wednesday, October 31, 7-8 p.m., Silk Auditorium (MH): Director of Spiritual Formation Linda Leon, Getting into the Habit: Developing a Devotional Life

Friday, November 2, 10:05 a.m.: Office of Spiritual Formation Volunteer Tanya Hershberger, focus on Lectio Divina (meditating on Scripture)

Tuesday, November 6, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert, theme chapel

Wednesday, November 7, 10:05 a.m.: Malone University Chancel Players

Friday, November 9, 10:05 a.m.: Director of Service Learning Celia King, focus on contemplative prayer

Tuesday, November 13, 10:30 a.m.: Rev. Harry Winters, pastor of Akron Christian Reformed Church, speaking on the prophet Jeremiah; student Amanda Gaumer creating pottery

Tuesday, November 13, 7-8 p.m., Silk Auditorium (MH): How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk, led by Doug and Sonji Gregory. Doug is a Malone academic adviser and pastor of True Hope Community Fellowship; Sonji '94 is an adjunct instructor in Graduate Counseling.

Wednesday, November 14, 10:05 a.m.: Art and Faith, featuring a guest panel

Friday, November 16, 10:05 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert, focus on fasting

Tuesday, November 20, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert, theme chapel

No Wednesday or Friday chapels due to Thanksgiving break.

Tuesday, November 27, 10:30 a.m.: Office of Spiritual Formation staff, focusing on Advent (the Christian season of Advent begins December 2)

Wednesday, November 28, 10:05 a.m.: Fine Arts Department Christmas Chapel, featuring the Electro-Acoustic Ensemble

No Friday chapel this week due to Fine Arts Christmas Program set-up in the JC Worship Center. November 28 is the final chapel of the semester.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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