BSK Chapel and Community Prayer is a time for faculty, students, staff, and friends of the seminary to cultivate habits and practices of faithful Christian worship. You are welcome and encouraged to participate! Our first chapel service of the fall 2020 semester will be on Wednesday, September 2 at 10am via Zoom. Dr. Bill Holmes will bring the message.
Chapel at BSK
Worship is a vital part of a seminary community. Worshipping together enriches and vivifies the community. Through community prayer and chapel worship, the seminary strives to be welcoming to our ecumenical community. The goal is to bring leaders and participants closer to the triune God and to one another.
Through worshipping and praying together, we seek to challenge and to charge our community to bring out God’s justice and love into the world, and also to bring hope, to encourage and strengthen each other for the journey of participating in God’s mission in the church and in the world.
A goal of theological education at BSK is formation. To that end, chapel and community prayer catechizes or forms students in the liturgical (broadly understood) foundations of Christian spirituality. Worship experiences at BSK strive to attend to the historical, racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity of liturgical and spiritual traditions not only represented in the seminary community, but also across the multiplicity of Christian traditions.
Types of Chapel Services
Community Prayer will be every Wednesday at 10:00 am (excluding fall break and Thanksgiving week). Community Prayer will be a 15-20 minute experience. All Community Prayer and Chapel experiences will meet via Zoom.
- Chapel worship will be the first Wednesday of the month (second Wednesday in October). Chapel will be a 40-minute experience, including preaching.
- Community Prayer and Chapel services typically follow the liturgical calendar and the weekly lectionary cycle (the upcoming Sunday).