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Kairos Contemplative Christian Service

Tuesday evenings, 8-8:30 p.m., Cannon Memorial Chapel

Kairos is a weekly service that offers students sacred time to reflect on life's deepest questions. 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 the Christian faith. 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. Following the service, the Kairos community gathers from 8:30-9 p.m. in the Wilton Center Conference Room to discuss the weekly themes. This semester, we are exploring the parables of Jesus. 

Kairos Questions for Spring 2018

1.      Foundations: What is my life built on? (Parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders)

2.      Prayer: How do I learn to pray? 

3.      Finding my place: Where can I find the good soil to grow my faith? (Parable of the Sower)

4.      Faith: How do I further God's work without losing myself? (Parable of the Seed Growing Secretly)

5.      Worth: How do I know  that I am valued? (Parable of the Lost Coin)

6.      Love: How do I love my neighbors? (Parable of the Good Samaritan) 

7.      Transformation: How do I accept change in my life? (Parable of the Leaven)

8.      Self-acceptance: How do I avoid comparing myself to others? (Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard) 

9.      Staying ready: How do I watch for the Lord while tending to a busy life? (Parable of the Faithful Servant)

10.    Distraction:  How can I continue in my faith without getting distracted? (Parable of the Pearl)

11.  Practicing resurrection: How do I live a fruitful life? (Parable of the Grain of Wheat)

12.  Forgiveness: How do I experience God's forgiveness? (Parable of the Unmerciful Servant)

13.  Salvation: How do I live life abundantly? (Parable of the Door and Sheep)

14. Going home: How do I return home with my failures and sucesses? (Parable of the Prodigal Son)

 

KLT Selection

Wed. Feb. 28: Applications due by 11:59 p.m.

Wed., March 7: Interviews

Fri., March 9: Notification of applicants