This Week at Brite

WEEK OF OCTOBER 26, 2020

Chapel Worship Experience – Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. CLICK HERE to register for Zoom meeting details.

SSTL: Multiple Meanings: Why the Bible Means Different Things to Different People

Tuesday, 7:00 p.m., CLICK HERE to register

Episcopal Eucharist – Wednesday,  12:15 p.m. via Zoom. CLICK  HERE to register for Zoom meeting details.

Brite Coffee Hour– Thursday, 11:00 a.m., via Zoom. CLICK HERE to register for Zoom meeting details.

 

 

COMMUNITY AND SPIRITUAL LIFE

If you haven’t subscribed to Brite’s YouTube Channel, subscribe today to catch up on all of the sermons preached during our Chapel Worship Experience this fall.  This week, The Rev. Charles Johnson, Pastor at Bread Fellowship Fort Worth and community leader, will be preaching a powerful sermon on Embodying Justice.  Joining us for the first time is Joslyn Henderson, a prolific gospel singer, who will be leading worship.  Join us every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. !

Next week, join us for our special Election Day events.  We will begin the day with Praying the Hours with Brite.  Each hour, a member of the Brite community will offer a prayer on Brite’s social media platforms.  Be sure to follow us on all social media platforms @britedivinity.

Community Conversation has moved to once per month.  On Election Night at 7:00 p.m., meet us for a special election edition of Community Conversation – The People Have Spoken: What’s Next?

The Netflix Watch Party scheduled for Friday, October 30th has been postponed.  Please be on the lookout for more information for a new date in the future.

 

STALCUP SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY FOR THE LAITY

Brite students are invited to interact with visiting scholars and our own faculty at the Stalcup School of Theology for the Laity seminars throughout the school year.  Registration is free to Brite students. To register, please contact Holly Neal in MOR 20 or send email to h.neal@tcu.edu.  Our next event is:

Multiple Meanings: Why the Bible Means Different Things to Different People

Fourteenth Fred B. Craddock Seminar on the Gospels

Tuesday, 27, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

 

PRIDE HALLOWEEN HAPPY HOUR

Join BSA for a Pride Halloween Happy Hour! Wear your costume or pride gear! Saturday, October 31 at 3:00 p.m. Zoom meeting details to be posted in the Facebook student group or contact Taylor Condre.

 

FROM BRITE TO BEYOND BRITE

Concerned about making the transition from seminary to ministry?  Still in the discernment process of what comes next?  Seeking post-graduation collegial connections and spiritual resources?  Come join From Brite to Beyond Brite, a program that supports students in their last semester of seminary and the following two years.  It all begins with the Transitions in Life and Ministry January intensive (limited enrollment PRTH 70970).  Co-leaders for the upcoming cohort are Dr. Shelly Matthews and Rev. Nathan Russell.   Discover more about the program at https://brite.edu/programs/lifelong-learning/Thriving_in_Ministry/From_Brite_to_Beyond_Brite/

Or contact Dr. Eilene Theilig at e.theilig@tcu.edu or 817-257-7582.  This program is funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Thriving in Ministry Initiative.

 

 

BOUNDARY TRAINING

Boundary Training will be held via Zoom on Saturday, November 21, from 9am-12pm. Dr. Joretta Marshall, Brite Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care and Counseling will be leading the training.  This training is a requirement for all incoming Brite program students.  There is no charge. Students should have received an email from Ingrid Keller with RSVP instructions.

 

SPRING CPE INTERNSHIP AT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Baylor University Medical Center is hosting a Clinical Pastoral Education Extended Spring Unit on Diversity and Inclusion. Tentative dates are January 4 – May 21, 2020. For more information or apply, contact Denise Moreno, CPE Office Manager at Denise.Moreno@bswhealth.org or 214-820-2504.

 

TO BE OR NOT TO BE: WHY PURSUE A PHD IN BIBLE

The Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and its Committee on Underrepresented Racial Ethnic Minorities in the Profession (CUREMP) are partnering with the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) to organize a webinar called “To Be or Not to Be: Why Pursue a PhD in Bible?” precisely with that goal in mind.

The webinar is scheduled for 31 October 2020, 1:00–2:30 pm (EST) and is free for students of color interested in pursuing a PhD. Registration will be limited to 100.

Participants will receive complimentary registration to the 2020 Annual Meeting, may order their own meal and be reimbursed by SBL for up to $25, and will also receive a free copy of a book related to the webinar topic. Learn more at https://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/ToBeorNottoBe.aspx

 

PULPIT SUPPLY

The Office of Field Education and Supervised Ministry connects congregations needing pulpit supply speakers with interested and qualified students. If you are interested in a pulpit supply opportunity (as one arises), contact Dr. Steve Sprinkle, s.sprinkle@tcu.edu.

 

 

BRITE JOB BOARD 

As a service to our students, Brite maintains a job board at www.brite.edu/job-board. Please remember that students wishing to coordinate their employment with Supervised Ministry expectations must first contact Dr. Steve Sprinkle, Director of Field Education and Supervised Ministry. If you have an opportunity that you would like to have posted on the board, please contact Christa Franks at c.franks@tcu.edu

 

A NOTE FROM MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

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