May 11-19: Commencement Edition
Saturday, May 11
5:00 – 11:00 PM: End of the Year GDR Party – Atrium, Seminary Hall
It’s time for the annual end of the year GDRSA party! Join us to celebrate the academic year’s end with treats, music, and good company. Food (appetizers) and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be provided.
Thursday, May 16
4:00-6:00 PM: Korean Caucus Service Closing Chapel Service – Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall
The Korean Caucus would like to invite the entire Theo community to a service of Word and Table to close out the semester. Dr. Kyung Sook Lee, Visiting Professor from EWHA Womans University in Korea, will be preaching and Rev. Hyekyung Pauline Kang (T’98, M.Div.), Director of Theological Advancement, will preside for Holy Communion at this Service. Babysitting will be provided during the service and there will be a Korean style dinner after worship.
6:00 PM: Senior Sendoff/Banquet – Crawford Hall, Ehinger Center
Friday, May 17
11:00 AM: GDR Hooding Ceremony – Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall
GDR graduates, family, and friends are invited to a Hooding Ceremony. This event will be followed by a graduation luncheon in that Atrium of Seminary Hall. If you wish to attend, please RSVP as soon as possible to Wendy Parrinello via e-mail email@example.com or via phone 973-408-3410. The Hooding Ceremony is for August 2012, December 2012, and May 2013 graduates.
5:00 PM: Interfaith Baccalaureate Service – Baldwin Gym
Graduates, friends, and families are invited to attend a service of blessing for our graduates.
7:00 PM: D.Min. Hooding Ceremony and Banquet – Hamilton Park Hotel
D.Min. candidates, family, and friends are invited to a Hooding Ceremony and banquet at the Hamilton Park Hotel, Florham Park, NJ. If interested in attending, please contact Gloria Kovach via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 973-408-3630.
Saturday, May 18
8:00 AM: Commencement Chapel Service: Rev. Dr. Gary Simpson – Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall
Graduating seniors, doctoral candidates, and their friends and families are invited to attend a graduation communion service. Rev. Dr. Gary Simpson, Associate Professor of Preaching, will be presiding and preaching. Chapel service will be followed by a continental breakfast in Seminary Hall to celebrate the occasion!
10:30 AM: Commencement Ceremony – Mead Hall, Rear Lawn (in case of severe weather, Simon Forum)
For more information about the commencement ceremony, please refer to the following link: http://www.drew.edu/commencement/
12:00 PM: TSA Graduation Party – Lounge, Tipple Hall
Join Theo graduates for an informal gathering after the Commencement Ceremony.
October 15-17: Tipple-Vosburgh Lecture Series and Alumni Reunion – Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall
It is not too early to mark your calendar for the Tipple-Vosburgh Lecture Series and Alumni Reunion! The 2013 conference will focus on the topic, “Being Church: Staying Relevant in a Changing World.”
Last week marked the start of the Bike to Work Challenge. TransOptions is proud to once again host New Jersey’s premier bike commuting event! This FREE competition will jumpstart your weekdays and you’ll arrive to work looking fresh and ready for your best day of work yet! Beginning May 1 you can logon to your profile and enter your commutes! TransOptions will track your progress and announce winners as the Challenge progesses. The grand prize is a $1,000 bike shopping spree. Sign up and join the Drew Team by following the link http://www.transoptions.org/?p=btw-registration. Email email@example.com if you have trouble signing up.
Reminder: No flyers are allowed to be posted on the glass doors in Seminary Hall, either the main entrance or the entrances to the Atrium. Since not everything needs to be posted, any flyer for announcements or information must be approved by either Michelle Campbell or Alma Tuitt and posted on the bulletin boards in Seminary Hall. Please remember to remove flyers after the event has ended.
Craig Chapel Information
Did you miss a chapel service? Now you can see video recordings of Drew Worship on Facebook.
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