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Chapel Schedule Autumn Quarter 2020

Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., during the quarter (NEW TIME!)

Our SPU community in Seattle and beyond is invited to gather for worship every Tuesday at Chapel. You can watch live at 10:30 a.m. on the UMin YouTube Channel, or access the video at your convenience later in the week. This quarter we’ll be working through the book of Philippians. Specific speakers noted below.   

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Opening Communion

Annual SPU Opening Community Service reflecting on Philippians 1 as a community of faith leaning into God's means of grace.

Speakers: Chaplain Lisa Ishihara and Rev. Kelsey Rorem
Video Link: View SPU Opening Communion

Tuesday, September 15

Lisa Ishihara Taylor Delahoussaye Jack Parisi
Speakers: Chaplain Lisa Ishihara; Taylor Delahoussaye, Latreia coordinator; Jack Parisi, Sharpen coordinator
Scripture: Philippians 1:1–11
Video Link: View Week 1 Chapel

Tuesday, September 22

Derick Harris Kelsey Rorem, UMin Staff Cody Sugai
Table Talk Convo:
Rev. Derick Harris, associate dean of seminary administration, Seattle Pacific Seminary; Rev. Kelsey Rorem, associate chaplain; Cody Sugai, worship team coordinator
Scripture: Philippians 1:12–30
Video Link:
View Week 2 Chapel

Tuesday, September 29

Lisa Ishihara Laura Hartley Jose Flores
Table Talk Convo:
Chaplain Lisa Ishihara; Dr. Laura Hartley, provost; Jose Flores, ASSP president
Scripture: Philippians 2:1–18
Video Links:
Part 1 Chapel and Part 2 Continuing the Convo

Tuesday, October 6

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Days of Common Learning (October 5 - 9)

In lieu of our regular Chapel worship service, please join the SPU community in this campus-wide event series to engage in deep thought and conversations. Today's theme is "Theology and the Future of Work." For more information, please visit the Days of Common Learning site.

Tuesday, October 13

May Tag Yang, UMin Staff
Speaker: May Tag Yang, minister of discipleship
Scripture: Philippians 2:19–30
Video Link:
 View Week 5 Chapel

Tuesday, October 20

Kelsey Rorem, UMin Staff JPC Staff Caenisha Warren
Speaker: Rev. Kelsey Rorem, associate chaplain; Caenisha Warren, executive director of the John Perkins Center and minister of reconciliation ministries
Scripture: Philippians 3:1–11
Video Link: View Week 6 Chapel 

Tuesday, October 27

Paul Kim, UMin Staff Mike Davis
Speaker: Rev. Paul S. Kim, minister of church and community connections
Worship Leader: Mike Davis, South Seattle ministry director, Cultured
Scripture: Philippians 3:12–21
Video Link: View Week 7 Chapel

Tuesday, November 3

Lisa Ishihara Tim Strachan
Chaplain Lisa Ishihara; Tim Strachan, ASSP vice president of ministries
Faith and Politics: On this important election day, join UMin in prayer, worship, and pause through self-guided stations and other opportunities on campus and in virtual space.
Video Link:
View Week 8 Chapel
Resource Link:
 Visit "Self-Care 2020 with UMin"

Tuesday, November 10

Ishihara, Broetje, Henry, Lincoln, Newby, Preciado, Tom
Post-election Table Talk: Chaplain Lisa Ishihara; Whitney Broetje, Dir. of Office of Student Involvement and Leadership; Dr. Caleb Henry, Assoc. Prof. of Political Science; Nicole Lincoln, Student Counseling Center; Dr. Stephen Newby, Prof. of Music; Dr. Jorge Preciado, Assoc. Prof. of Education; Dr. Joshua Tom, Assist. Prof. of Sociology
Video link:
View Week 9 Chapel 

Tuesday, November 17

Kelsey Rorem, UMin Staff
Scripture Reading & Guided Prayer: Rev. Kelsey Rorem, associate chaplain
Video Link: View Week 10 Chapel (live on November 17 at 10:30 a.m.)

Campus Ministries Staff

From spiritual formation, to pastoral care, to gathering in worship, the Campus Ministries staff are talented and compassionate in their ministry roles.

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This is not your standard “songs and sermon” program. Group is a holistic service, an immersion of the body, mind, and heart in the Christian story.