BSK Chapel & Community Prayer

Common worship & prayer is the heartbeat of a seminary community.

10am, via Zoom, see the Spring 2021 schedule below.

Community Prayer will be every Wednesday at 10:00 am.

Community Prayer will be a 15-20 minute experience.

Worship is a vital part of a seminary community.

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.

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.

Spring 2021 Schedule

BSK Chapel and Prayers Schedule for Spring 2021
All Chapels and Prayers are at 10 am on Wednesdays via Zoom

January 13                           Prayers – Rev. Bob Fox

January 20                           Prayers – The Rev. Canon Elise B. Johnstone, Canon to the Ordinary, The Episcopal Diocese of Lexington

January 27                           Prayers – Dr. Steve Ivy

February 3                           Chapel – Rev. Mary Alice Birdwhistell, Senior Minister, Highland BC (Louisville, KY)

February 10                        Prayers – Dr. Dalen Jackson

February 17                        Prayers – Dr. Wade Rowatt

February 24                        Prayers – Rev. Brittany Stillwell, Second BC, Little Rock (AK)

March 3                                Chapel – Dr. Dartanya Hill

March 17                             Prayers – Janine Williams, BSK Student

March 24                             Prayers – Dr. Mark Medley

March 31                             Prayers – Zachary Fraley, BSK student

April 7                                   Chapel -Rev. Dr. Meredith Stone, Executive Director, Baptist Women in Ministry

April 14                                 Prayers – Rev. Amber Inscore Essick’s & Dr. Mark Medley’s Worship Class

April 21                                 Prayers – Rev. Zach Bay, Senior Pastor, FBC Middlesboro (KY)

April 28                                 Prayers – Rev. Nancy Gowler, Senior Minister, First Christian Church, Morehead, KY

May 5                                    Chapel – Graduates Chapel

About the Services

All Community Prayer and Chapel experiences will meet via Zoom.

Community Prayer will be every Wednesday at 10:00 am. Community Prayer will be a 15-20 minute experience.

Chapel worship will be the first Wednesday of the month. 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).

If you are interested in leading community prayers please contact Dr. Mark Medley, BSK Chapel Coordinator.

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