L3: The Power of Purpose weekly discussion group
Starts Feb. 8th, 2016, 12 – 2 p.m.
Thurgood Marshall Room, #2113, Stamp Student Union
Hope you and your friends can join us!
Wednesday Discussion info-
Why are you “here”?
What unique contributions do you hope to make with your one precious life?
What are you passionate about?
How does your faith or secular core values influence what you envision for your life now and beyond college?
Still figuring this all out?
Discover the power of purpose! Reflect on where you have been, where you are, where you are going.
Come join other students on the path; make connections between what matters most to you and your academic and life/professional callings.
This weekly conversation honors diverse spiritual, religious and secular perspectives and voices, and includes a delicious
FREE lunch. Friends and roommates WELCOME!
Sponsored by student organization L3: Power of Purpose made possible by United Campus Ministry Chaplaincy and a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.
Join us for lunch Wednesdays 12 – 1 p.m., Pyon Su Room, Student Union, for “L3: The Power of Purpose”
We are excited to begin a new semester and have several different weekly student meetings.
Tuesdays, beginning August 30, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel Lounge is our first Faith and Hot Topics Discussion/with Free Dinner. A fun time to chat about topics that matter, honoring diverse voices.
Thursdays, beginning September 1, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Chapel, Conference Room, #1118, is our Study Zone (Come hang out and study with kindred spirits. Find ways to connect your academic work with your faith/spirituality.)
Sundays, Beginning September 4th, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Chapel, Chapel Lounge and Garden Chapel, is our Spiritual practices/Meditation time. Come relax and refresh your spirit through prayer, meditation, music and walking the labyrinth!
Sept. 4th we’ll also have ice cream : )
Wednesdays, starting up on Sept. 7th, 12 – 1 p.m. in the Pyon Su Room, 2108, in the Stamp Student Union, is our L3: Power of Purpose Discussion Group/with Free Lunch (The program is a safe space for students to talk about their hopes/fears about their possible career/professional plans, and connect their faith or core values with finding/living out their unique life callings.)
And we are going on a BEACH RETREAT Sept. 16 – 18th “Trusting Your Heart-Sails”. Should be awesome, and a great way to connect with other students. Cost only $25! Read further down for more details : )
“Trusting Your Heart-Sails: Navigating UMD’s Changing Tides towards a Purpose-Filled Future”
Come for a fun and relaxing time, walking barefoot in the sand, watching the dolphinsand taking time to listen to the wisdom and dreams of your heart.
How can what matters most to you (your spiritual or secular values) be your guide as you navigate this year’s unique challenges and academic waters, and journey towards your unique life purpose/or professional call? We’ll explore this together.
This retreat welcomes students from diverse, spiritual/religious and secular backgrounds.
WHEN: September 16 – 18, 2016
(We will leave campus Friday afternoon and return Sunday afternoon.)
WHERE: Christian Church Conference Center, 215 Pennsylvania Ave.,Bethany Beach, DE
2 blocks from the Boardwalk and the Atlantic Ocean. Great Gelato spot nearby!
(Information about the center can be found at http://www.cccadisciples.org/bethanybeach
COST: $25 towards travel expenses! Thanks to a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. food and lodging are covered.
Friends and Roommates welcome!
If you are interested in coming and/or have any questions please contact retreat leader Chaplain Holly Ulmer email@example.com.
L3: Listen, Learn, Lead – Integrating faith/spirituality or core values with university life towards creating a professional future.
For those who didn’t hear me speak on Overture 05-05:
“Where are the young people?” As a young woman at General Assembly, this is the question I have constantly been asked. Everyone in this room has either asked this question or been asked this question. I’ll tell you where the young people are:
They are not invited to the table by their sessions or presbyteries because the assumption is that ‘they wouldn’t be able to come due to work.’ You know how to fix that? Put in a dependent care policy.”