In This Issue
STH Weekly Worship
First BTI Choir Festival
Office of Spiritual Life
STH Thrift Store Prom
"Mission, Service, & the Academy: An AAR Debriefing"
University Service of Lessons and Carols
Lessons and Carols with Theology House
21st Annual BU Graduate Student Conference in African Studies
BU Women Graduates' Club Scholarship
Call for Papers
STH Calendar
Quick Links

STH Weekly Worship


11:10 - 12:00 pm

Marsh Chapel  

December 5
Advent 1
Honoring World AIDS Day

December 12
Advent 2
Advent Lessons & Carols    

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First BTI Choir Festival
February 5, 2013

Marsh Chapel

First BTI Choir Festival in honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week - choirs from all BTI schools will be singing; dessert reception to follow.

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Office of Spiritual Life

Daily Morning Prayer

Monday - Thursday

8:00 - 8:20 am

Muelder Chapel 343




Worship guided by Common Prayer:   

A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals



 Mary Little

Rev. Dr. Chris Evans

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 Lectio Divina  


9:00-9:30 am

sponsored by  

BU Navigators

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Monday, 1:00-2:30 p.m.*

Guiding Facilitator: 

Holly Benzenhafer Redford


*The full group intoning is from 1:00-1:55. We then break for a few minutes to allow folks who need to leave to do so. From 2:00-2:30, we practice different forms of intoning such as encircling an individual with intentions of intercession and/or blessing.


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Eucharist Service


12:45 pm

Led by BU Episcopal and Lutheran Ministries

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Stop by Muelder Chapel to receive resources to encourage your Advent journey.  See the crèche on the altar, given to Muelder Chapel by the Israel/Palestine Immersion Team of January 2012. Pause for a moment in the insanity of the semester, to center yourself in Advent hope.

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All STH Retreat
"Tree of Life"
Mother Root
Mark Your 2013 Calendar!

All STH Community Retreat,  

February 15-17, 2013,  

at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center,  

North Andover MA.


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November 30, 2012
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STH Thrift Store Prom
Prom 1

Friday, November 30, 2012

8 - 11pm

Sargent College Gym

1 University Rd.


Come one, come all! The Super Fun Committee is please to announce BU STH's first annual Thrift Store Prom . Join us for an evening of dancing in the SAC Gym (1 University Rd). Since this is a thrift store prom, you are invited to peruse your favorite local thrift stores to find the perfect outfit under $15 for the perfect evening. There will be

hors d'ourves, a fabulous DJ, and of course, a balloon arch. Guests are welcome.

For questions please email


"Mission, Service, & the Academy: An AAR Debriefing"

with Ashley Anderson and Eva Pascal

Center for Global Christianity Brown Bag,  World Mission

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 

Noon to 1:00 PM, STH 311


Two students who presented at the AAR annual meeting will talk about that experience in relation to educating religious leaders for the 21st century.  Of special interest to Global and Community Engagement M.Div. and Transcultural Studies M.T.S. students. Bring your lunch and your inquisitiveness. Drinks and desserts will be provided.


University Service of Lessons and Carols
Advent wreath

Friday, December 7, 2012



Come and hear our renowned Seminary Singers, together with other University choirs and musicians, lead us in carols for the holiday season.

Lessons and Carols with Theology House
Christmas carolers

Saturday, December 15, 2012


Theology House will be caroling at a Nursing home and a Correctional facility in Boston on December 15th. Please consider sharing your talent and presence with the often forgotten and exiled members of society during this holiday season.


If you'd like to sing, play an instrument, or accompany the group, email Janjay Innis at  by December 1, 2012 


21st Annual BU Graduate Student Conference in African Studies

Boston University

March 29-30, 2013 


Continuity, Change, and Adaptation: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Africa

Boston University's Graduate Student Conference in African Studies will be celebrating its 21st consecutive event. This year's conference will feature the work of emerging graduate scholars engaging Africa from an array of disciplines.

The 2013 conference will be held at Boston University, March 29-30.
The application deadline will be February 1, 2013

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BU Women Graduates' Club Scholarship Awards for 2013-2014

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013  

to the Alumni Relations Office, which is located at  

595 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 700, West Entrance.

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Boston University Women Graduates' Club Scholarship - available to female students who are both full-time and a US Citizen.  


The Women Graduate's Club, established in 1912, is the oldest alumni organization at Boston University.  The club's objectives have been "to promote the interests of Boston University, to strengthen woman's educational opportunities, to further all causes that make for woman's welfare and progress," and to award scholarships to deserving women students.  


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Application Form


Call for Papers
Interrel. dialogue

Engaging Particularities XI:

New Directions in Comparative Theology, Interreligious Dialogue, Theology of Religions, and Missiology



MARCH 22-24, 2013

Proposals due by December 10, 2012 


In keeping with the 1995 General Congregation of the Society of Jesus' initiatives on interreligious dialogue, the U.S. Jesuit Assistancy for Mission and Interreligious Dialogue and the Boston College Theology Department announce their ninth annual graduate student conference in the areas of comparative theology, interreligious dialogue, theology of religions, and missiology. This conference is open to graduate students at Jesuit institutions and other schools of higher

education. Undergraduates whose work comes highly recommended by faculty advisors will also be considered.


We are currently accepting proposals on themes from various disciplinary perspectives (ethics, systematics, history, scripture, philosophy, etc.) in the four areas of comparative theology, interreligious dialogue, theology of religions, and missiology. Proposals may be submitted for presenting individual papers or group panels-consisting of the panel's topic, list of presenters, and the papers' themes.


To submit a proposal, please email an abstract of no more than 250 words to Timothy Carey at < > by December 10, 2012. Please include your contact information, your institution and program, and the category into which you are submitting your proposal (comparative theology, interreligious dialogue, theology of religions, or missiology). Some funds are available for participants to help supplement travel expenses.


For information or questions contact Timothy Carey at


Further information on the U.S. Jesuit Assistancy for Mission and Interreligious Dialogue can be found at 


For more information about the conference and past conferences please visit our website: 


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