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Kairos Contemplative Christian Service

Tuesday evenings, 8-8:30 p.m., via Zoom

Kairos is a weekly service that offers students sacred time to reflect on life's deepest questions. Led by members of the Chaplaincy staff and students who serve on the Kairos Leadership Team, the 30-minute service includes scripture, hymns, contemporary music, prayer and candle lighting. Each service focuses on a theme and question that help students to consider their lives and their relationship to the world around them in light of their faith. 

Kairos services are typically held in the choir loft of Cannon Memorial Chapel. This fall, the services will be held virtually in order to comply with the Physical Distancing Framework. Following each weekly service, participants are invited to stay for fellowship or discussion hosted by the Kairos Leadership Team. Students who wish to attend Kairos, but prefer not to participate in the fellowship or discussion may leave the meeting at the conclusion of the service. 

Fall 2020 Kairos Themes and Questions

August 25 ~ Hope: How do we begin anew?

September 1 ~ Overcoming: How do we cope in the face of change?

September 8 ~ Pause: How do I find time for God?

September 15 ~ Displacement: How can we rebuild community despite pain?

September 22  ~ Forgiveness: How do we reconcile our past mistakes?

September 29 ~ Justice: How can I be an anti-racist Christian?

October 6 ~ Anxiety: How do I let go?

October 13  ~ Rest: How do we find strength when we need it?

October 20 ~ Fear: How do I conquer the (seemingly) impossible?
*Note: This service will be held on Zoom and in person at the Queally Admission Center tent.*

October 27 ~ Discipline: How do we stay focused in our faith journey?

November 3 ~ Engage: How does faith inform our involvement in the world?

November 10 ~ Priorities: How can we include sacred practices in our daily life?

November 17 ~ Belief: How can I embrace uncertainty?

December 1 ~ Patience: How do we wait with joyful expectation?

For additional information or to join the weekly e-mail list, please contact Bryn Taylor, Associate Chaplain.