6495-Malone University announces spring chapel series
6495-December 21, 2012
The Malone University Office of Spiritual Formation has announced its chapel series for spring semester, 2013. Malone Chapels 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.) in the sanctuary of the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts, located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton - or view chapels online via Livestream. Malone University chapel events are free and open to the public. See the Chapel Schedule for more details.
Tuesday, January 15, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert
Wednesday, January 16, 10:05 a.m.: Suzanne Nicholson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, "Who is Jesus?"
Friday, January 18, 10:05 a.m.: Pastor Stan Hinshaw, Lead Pastor of Canton First Friends Church, "Why do spiritual disciplines matter?"
Tuesday, January 22, 10:30 a.m.: Jeff Leon, Malone Life Coach, sharing the Gospel and kicking off the Signpost Series
Wednesday, January 23, 10:05 a.m.: Jeff Leon, Signpost Series
Friday, January 25, 10:05 a.m.: Celia King, Director of Service Learning; Discipline: TBA.
Tuesday, January 29, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert
Tuesday, January 29, 7-9 p.m. in Silk Auditorium (MH): Terry Thomas, Ph.D., Professor of Biblical Studies at Geneva College, "How to Read the Bible" workshop.
Wednesday, January 30, 10:05 a.m.: The Quaker Testimonies – understanding peace-making, simplicity, integrity and equality.
Friday, February 1, 10:05 a.m.: Director of Spiritual Formation Linda Leon; Discipline: Slowing – a spiritual discipline which helps us to savor the moment and curbs our addiction to busyness, hurry and workaholism.
Tuesday, February 5, 10:30 a.m.: Rev. Saleem Ghubril, Exec. Dir. of The Pittsburgh Promise, "Loving and Serving Our Neighbor," Signpost Series.
Wednesday, February 6, 10:05 a.m.: Rev. Saleem Ghubril, Signpost Series
Friday, February 8, 10:05 a.m.: Resident Directors Stacy Utecht and Mike Hansen; Discipline: Pilgrimage – walking while keenly aware of God's presence.
Tuesday, February 12, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert
Wednesday, February 13, 10:05 a.m.: Ash Wednesday Service (understand Ash Wednesday via www.christianity.about.com/od/holidaytips/qt/whatisashwednes.htm)
Friday, February 15, 10:05 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert; Discipline: Silence and Solitude – freeing oneself from addiction to noise and entering into time alone with God.
Tuesday, February 19, 10:30 a.m.: Rev. Diana Swoope, Ph.D., Arlington Church of God, "Faith and Civility in Culture," Signpost Series
Wednesday, February 20, 10:05 a.m.: Singer and speaker Justin McRoberts
Friday, February 22, 10:05 a.m. Student Director of Spiritual Formation Avery Linn; Discipline: Fasting – to let go of an appetite in order to seek God on matters of deep concern for ourselves and others.
Tuesday, February 26, 10:30 a.m.: Annual Senior Preacher chapel featuring students Bob Book and James Talbert
Tuesday, February 26, 7-8 p.m. in JC Memorial Chapel: Tom Willett, musician, author and entertainment industry executive speaking on "Faith and Creativity," Signpost Series.
Wednesday, February 27, 10:05 a.m.: Departmental Convocation
Friday, March 1, 10:05 a.m.: Chapel Worship Coordinator Tim Longbrake; Discipline: Music – understanding music as a way to worship God.
Tuesday, March 12, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert
Wednesday, March 13, 10:05 a.m.: Theological panel with guests Steve Moroney, Ph.D., Bryan Hollon, Ph.D., and Woolman Lecturer Eleanore Stump, Ph.D.
Friday, March 15, 10:05 a.m.: Celia King, Director of Service Learning: Discipline: Writing as Soul Care - writing and reflecting on God's presence and activity in, around and through me.
Tuesday, March 19, 10:30 a.m.: Annual Excellence Chapel, including staff/faculty awards
Tuesday, March 19, 7-8 p.m., JC Memorial Chapel: evening chapel with Spiritual Formation staff Tim Longbrake and Linda Leon
Wednesday, March 20, 10:05 a.m.: Faith and Expression – panel of guests representing literature, music, theatre and the visual arts; featuring poet and author Julia Kasdorf, Signpost Series.
Tuesday, March 26, 10:30 a.m.: Exploring Worship chapels focused on Passion Week. What is Passion Week?
Wednesday, March 27, 10:05 a.m.: Exploring Worship chapels focused on Passion Week
Tuesday, April 2, 10:30 a.m.: Football head coach Eric Hehman, "Faith and Sport," Signpost Series
Wednesday, April 3, 10:05 a.m.: Rev. Alistair Begg, Senior Pastor of Parkside Church
Friday, April 5, 10:05 a.m.: Director of Spiritual Formation Linda Leon; Discipline: Meditating on the Names of God – contemplating names and titles for God which express His character, presence and authority.
Tuesday, April 9, 10:30 a.m.: University Chaplain Randy Heckert
Wednesday, April 10, 10:05 a.m.: Alumni Career Chapel
Friday, April 12, 10:05 a.m.: Resident Director Kat Gritter; Discipline: Prayer of Examen – to notice both God and our God-given desires throughout the day.
Tuesday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.: Musician JJ Heller, www.jjheller.com
Tuesday, April 16, 7-8 p.m., Stewart Room (BCC): evening chapel with Spiritual Formation staff Tim Longbrake and Linda Leon
Final Chapel: Wednesday, April 17, 10:05 a.m.: Senior Chapel, an annual tradition organized by the senior class representatives
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 has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 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 2013.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709