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Preparing for Lent by Amy Venable

The Rev. Amy Venable visited campus with a message on Mardi Gras, as the campus and community prepares for the Christian season of Lent, the six week period prior to Easter. Venable is the chaplain at Holland Hall school in Tulsa. Her reflection is based on Acts 7: 30-34.

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She Persisted by Kathy McCallie

The Rev. Dr. Kathy McCallie offers the reflection today, “She Persisted.” McCallie is the Assistant Professor of Ministerial Leadership and Ethics, and the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Phillips. Her reflection today is based on 1 Kings 17: 8-24.

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A Reflection by Rev. M.C. Potter

Former Phillips Board of Trustees member, the Rev. Dr. M.C. Potter, offers the reflection during this chapel service. Rev. Potter is the long time pastor at Antioch Baptist Church. His reflection is based on 1 Kings 18: 43-44

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Life Choices by Susanna Southard

The Rev. Susanna Weslie Southard delivers the homily during today’s worship service. Southard is the Director of Teaching with Technology, an Instructor in Ministry Studies and the Chaplain at Phillips. Her reflection is based on Deuteronomy 30: 15-20.

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The Grace of Being Cut to the Quick by Gary Peluso-Verdend

The President of Phillips Theological Seminary, the Rev. Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, offers this homily on the first day of on campus classes of the Spring 2017 Semester. Dr. Peluso-Verdend’s reflection is based on 2 Samuel 11:26-12:7a

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Seminary Reflections

Two Phillips alumna offer reflections during this chapel service. Sandy Shapoval, Director of the Phillips Library and the Rev. Gina Jackson, Director of Worship, offer two reflections of their time at Phillips.

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Many Religions, One God by Gary Peluso-Verdend

Phillips President, the Rev. Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, offers the homily during this final chapel service of the Doctor of Ministry fortnight offered every January. Dr. Peluso-Verdend’s reflection is based on Genesis 11: 1-9

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Refusing the Hand of the Empire by Rosemary McCombs Maxey

This reflection is offered by the Reverend Rosemary McCombs Maxey. Maxey is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma and is well known throughout the United Church of Christ. She has served on many national boards and committees and has been a leading voice and member of the UCC Council for American Indian […]

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Via Transformativa by Bill Crowell

The final reflection on the four pathways of creation spirituality offered by the Rev. Bill Crowell is Via Transformativa. Crowell is the pastor at Tulsa’s St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

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