Religious Life

2016-2017 Calendar

Major Religious Life events schedule


Date Event
Aug. 16  Freshmen Move-in day & Campus Connections Fair, 4:30-5:30 p.m.- Worsham
Aug. 17  Orientation Worship Service, 11:30 a.m.
Aug. 18  UMYF New Scholars meeting, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Aug. 19–21  Orientation trips
Aug. 23  Sweet Indulgences, 4:30–6 p.m. — Worsham [Religious Life Welcome Week event]
Aug. 25      UMYF Scholar monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Campbell 
Sep. 5 Labor Day- No Classes 
Sep. 8  UMYF New Scholar Leadership Class, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Burton Dining Room 
Sep. 10 COSS
Sep. 16-17  UMYF Scholars fall retreat, Location: Ferncliff Retreat Center, Little Rock 
Sep. 18 Bishop Gary Mueller to preach in Worship 
Sep. 23-25  Family Weekend
Sep. 29 UMYF New Scholar Leadership Class, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Burton Dining Room 
Oct. 5UMYF Monthly Meeting: Radical Grace movie, 7-8:30 p.m. in Worsham
Oct. 6 UMYF New Scholar Leadership Class, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Burton Dining Room 
Oct. 8  COSS
Oct. 13-14  Hendrix Fall Break
Oct. 16 Rev. Lauren DeLano to preach in Worship 
Nov. 3 UMYF Scholar Monthly meeting, 11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m., SLTC 106 
Nov 12  COSS
Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving Break- No classes 
Nov. 30 UMYF Scholar Christmas Party, 6-8 p.m. at Rev. Whitney's house 
Dec. 15-Jan. 17 Winter Break 
Jan 22  Martin Luther King, Jr. Worship Service
Feb. 9 UMYF Scholar monthly meeting, 11:10 a.m.- 12:10 p.m., SLTC 106 
Feb. 20 Mid-Winter Break- No Classes 
Feb. 24-26
Veritas, Rogers [Hendrix will have a display booth]
March 4  COSS
March 15  UMYF Scholar monthly meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., SLTC 106
March 17-18  UM Visit Day
March 20-24  Hendrix Spring Break
April 1 COSS 
April 9-16 Holy Week
April 13 Maundy Thursday Worship Service, 7 p.m. 
April 19 UMYF Scholar Year-end party, 6-8 p.m. at Rev. Whitney's house 
April 21-23 Alumni Weekend
April 25 Preaching Workshop w/ Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. 
April 25 Steel- Hendrix Awards Banquet, 5:30 p.m. in Worsham; Willson Lecture w/ Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, 7 p.m. in Mills A 
May 6  COSS
May 12  Baccalaureate Service, 6:00 p.m.
May 13 Commencement

Regularly Scheduled Events

  • The Table: Prayer, open table communion, and breakfast, Wednesdays 7:45-8:00 a.m., Greene Chapel (Aug. 31–Dec 7; Jan 18–May 3)
  • Chapel: Sundays, 7-8 p.m. (starting Aug. 28) 
  • EMT (Exploring Ministry Together): Sundays, 8-9 p.m., Miller Center