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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. During the 2020-2021 academic year, the services will primarily 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. 

Spring 2021 Kairos Themes and Questions

January 19 ~ Solidarity: How do we ground our community in justice?

January 26 ~ Unity: How can we serve God in the midst of divisive times?

February 2 ~ Connection: How do we form community despite distance?

February 9 ~ Empathy: How do we see God in every person we meet?

February 16  ~ Sacrifice: How can giving up things serve a greater purpose?

February 23 ~ Contextualize: How can we understand the Bible in modern times?

March 2 ~ Peace: How do we calm our worries through God? 

March 9  ~ Rest: In the midst of tumult, how do we take time to pause?

March 16 ~ Loss: How do we find comfort in God?

March 23 ~ Vision: How does our faith call us to build a more equitable world?

March 30 ~ Suffering: What does the cross mean for us?

April 6 ~ Resurrection: How do we find renewal?

April 13 ~ Stewardship: How do we care for God's creation?

April 20 ~ Purpose: How do I live my life intentionally?

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