OUM News

  • Dr. John Perkins Returns to Campus for 2018 Perkins Lecture Series

    Apr 13, 2018

    Join Dr. Perkins and Dr. Michael Emerson for the 2018 Perkins Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 24th. Dr. Perkins and Dr. Emerson will speak for Chapel, at 11:10 am in First Free Methodist Church, followed by a lecture given by Dr. Emerson, SPU Chaplain Dr. Bo Lim, and SPU Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Dr. Sandy Mayo, at 1:00 pm in Upper Gwinn. Refreshments will be provided at the afternoon lecture. More information can be found here.

  • Barnabas Servant Leadership Award 2018

    Feb 12, 2018

    In Spring 2018, we will honoring Barnabas Servant Leadership Scholarship recipients. We are looking for nominations for students who demonstrate Christian character, have made a commitment to on- or off-campus service, and show a willingness to take on task regardless of recognition. They must hold third year standing at SPU. If you would like to nominate a student who fits these categories, please submit your nomination by Friday, March 23rdThese students will be recognized at the Chapel service on Tuesday, May 29th. 

    To nominate a student for the Barnabas Servant Leadership Award, click here

  • Advent 2017: Restore

    Nov 30, 2017

    Campus Ministries invites you to the discipline of daily scripture readings and a short challenge activity for each day of Advent, written by the CM staff. Our hope and prayer is that these practices will invite a season of restoration for our bodies and souls as we prepare to receive the light of Christ. Follow along daily on Instagram or Facebook, or find the full-text version below. 

  • An Invitation to Wait: 2016 Advent Resources

    Nov 22, 2016

    The Campus Ministries team at SPU as cultivated a list of resources and events that might encourage and challenge our collective movement through Advent. Whether or not you’ve ever observed Advent before, our hope is that each of us might be invited to journey toward Christmas with greater intentionality — both remembering the incarnation and awaiting the second coming. And as we do so, may we continue to see the Kingdom of God come in all of its fullness in, around, and through us.

  • JPC Forum on Policing:
    Where do we go from here?

    Oct 18, 2016

    Panelists, including Lisa Sharon Harper of Sojourners, discuss faith, race, and law enforcement in America.

  • Miroslav Volf Coming to Campus

    Sep 28, 2016

    Miroslav Volf What is forgiveness, and how do forgiveness and reconciliation inform the world we share with seven billion others, many of whom do not share our culture or religion? How do we learn to embrace rather than reject difference? What roles do religion play in how we negotiate life together? Miroslav Volf, founder and director of Yale Center for Faith and Culture, will address these and other questions in a public lecture on Wednesday, October 26, titled “Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and the Common Good.”