Tidings from Friends
The Weekly Newsletter of Guilford College Friends Center
Welcome to Tidings from Friends, the weekly newsletter published by Guilford College’s Friends Center. In this time where we are more disconnected than usual and trying to find ways to connect and support the campus, we offer this as a means of lifting up our campus community with a brief thought and other reflective pieces for you.
Each week this newsletter will contain a list of upcoming events, a selection of local and/or student artwork or poetry, some resources for navigating religious life on campus, and a “mindful moment.” This mindful moment might be a passage of scripture, a written meditation, a link to a video, or something else. If you are interested in submitting artwork, poetry, or a mindful moment, please contact email@example.com.
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Quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture of their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits. I believe that what self-centered men have torn down, men other-centered can build up I still believe that one day mankind will bow before the altars of God and be crowned triumphant over war and bloodshed, and nonviolent redemptive goodwill will proclaim the rule of the land.”
Query: What do you have the ‘audacity to believe’ despite, or perhaps because of, the problems plaguing the world?
This Mindful Moment provided by Jacob Perkins
|Thursday||09.30.2021||6:00 PM||Student Game Night||St. Mary’s House||St. Mary’s House (Episcopal Campus Ministry)|
|Thursday||09.30.2021||7:30 PM||Weekly Fellowship & Bible Study||Moon Room (Dana)||Guilford Christian Ministry|
|Friday||10.1.2021||1:30 – 2:00 PM||Quaker Meeting Worship||Moon Room (Dana)||Friends Center|
|Friday||10.1.2021||4:00 – 5:00 PM||Quaker Meeting Worship (QLSP focus but open to all)||Moon Room (Dana)||Friends Center|
|Sunday||10.3.2021||11:00 AM||Informal Episcopal Worship: liturgy, communion, prayers, & hymns. All are welcome.||St. Mary’s House||St. Mary’s House (Episcopal Campus Ministry)|
|Tuesday||10.5.2021||7:00 PM||UKIRK Tuesday||Holderness House||UKIRK Greensboro (PCUSA/ Presbyterian)|
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To find information about the Interfaith Leadership Council, faith leaders who work with students on campus, or to see a full calendar of all campus faith-related events, visit our Multifaith page.
The Friends Center Prayer Room is available to students of all faiths and spiritual journeys. Ideal for prayer, meditation, or reflection, we encourage folks to make use of this space. See our flyer for more information.
To contact Friends Center Director, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a variety of self-care resources, visit our Self-Care page.
To provide feedback or suggestions, submissions for artwork or Mindful Moments, or questions about this newsletter, contact email@example.com.
About Friends Center:
Friends Center is a collaborative project between the Religious Society of Friends and Guilford College. Friends Center is responsible for nurturing Quaker life and renewal on campus, building and sustaining interfaith cooperation on campus, and building relationships with the global Quaker community. To read more about Friends Center, visit the homepage of our website.