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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. 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. This semester, we are exploring themes and questions that emerge from familiar Biblical stories. 

Fall 2019 Kairos Themes and Questions

Aug. 27 – Community: How do I find my place? (Abraham - Genesis 12:1-9)

Sept. 3 – Letting Go: How do I move forward without leaving the past behind? (Jacob - Genesis 28:10-22)

Sept. 10 – Faithfulness: How do I learn to trust? (Noah - Genesis 6:8-22)

Sept. 17 – Transformation: How do I grow spiritually? (Daniel - Daniel 6:10-24)

Sept. 24 – Fear: Why do we run from God? (Jonah - Jonah 1:1-17)

Oct. 1 – Promises: How can we have hope during trials? (Moses - Exodus 14:21-25)

Oct. 8 – Vocation: How do I listen for God’s voice? (Samuel and Eli - 1 Samuel 3:1-10)

Oct. 15 – No Kairos service (Fall Break)

Oct. 22 – Action: How do we live out the gospel? (Good Samaritan – Luke 10:25-37)

Oct. 29 – Empathy: How can we learn from our differences?  (Zacchaeus - Luke 19:1-10)

Nov. 5 – Doubt: How can I find peace in the questioning? (Thomas - John 20: 19-31)

Nov. 12 – Mercy: How do we love our enemies? (Saul - Acts 9:1-20)

Nov. 19 –  Gratitude: How do we cultivate a life of thanksgiving? (Prodigal Son – Luke 15:11-32)

Nov. 26 – No Kairos service (Thanksgiving Break)

Dec. 3 – Patience: How do I learn to wait? (Mary - Luke 1:26-45)