BSK Chapel & Community Prayer

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

10am, via Zoom, see the Fall 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.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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

September 1                  Convocation—Dr. David Emmanuel Goatley, Duke Divinity School

September 8                  Dr. Dalen Jackson

September 15                Renee Edington, BSK student

September 22                Dr. John Inscore Essick

September 29                Kevin Adams, BSK student

October 13                  Chapel—Dr. Kathryn House, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

October 20                  Dr. Steve Ivy

October 27                 Trauma, Theology, and Pastoral Practice Class

November 3                   Chapel—Dr. Mikael Broadway, Shaw Divinity School

November 10                Rev. Justin Sizemore

November 17                 Rev. Amanda Standiford

December 1                    Chapel—Lessons & Carols

December 8                   Rev. Chris Liles

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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