Spiritual Life Week

 SLW Poster

One week each semester is set aside for a special time of focusing on the Christian life. Students play a major role in planning activities that help strengthen growth and faithfulness in our relationship with God. The week includes guest speakers and special times of worship.

Fall 2017 Spiritual Life Week

oct. 29 - Nov. 2


  Sunday, Oct. 29  
 8:30 p.m. Sunday Night Worship: Kick Off Yoder Recital Hall
  Monday, oct. 30  
 9:30 p.m.

Jesus 101: Bearing Witness to the Gospel 
What does Jesus teach us about being witnesses? With Isaac Villegas

Kreider Room
A & L Credit

Tuesday, Oct. 31

 11 a.m. Forum "Bearing Witness: Mary as our Guide" Yoder Recital Hall
A & L Credit
 8 p.m.

Exploring Mirror of Martyrs Exhibit

Sauder Visual Arts Center

A & L Credit

9 p.m. 

Campfire Worship: S'mores and Stories

Fire Circle 
  Wednesday, Nov. 1  
 8 p.m. Movie: "To Save a Life"
*Mental Health & Suicide Trigger Warning
Co-Sponsored with PALs 
Stutzman Lecture Hall 
A & L Credit
  Thursday, Nov. 2  
11 a.m. SLW Chapel "The Politics of Mary" - message by Isaac Villegas Yoder Recital Hall
7 p.m. Instructional Painting 
Based on Isaiah 52:7
Bob's Place


Speaker: Isaac Villegas 

Isaac VillegasIsaac S. Villegas is the pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship in North Carolina. He was raised in the Roman Catholic Church, then joined the pentecostal/charismatic movement, and ended up in a Mennonite congregation a decade ago while attending seminary at Duke University. He is a member of the governing board of the North Carolina Council of Churches, and has served on the Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA. He writes for various publications, including Faith & Leadership Magazine, The Christian Century, The Mennonite World Review, and The Mennonite. He is also the co-author of Presence: Giving and Receiving God (Cascade, 2011).