Renowned transgender Christian poet and theologian Jay Hulme will speak at the University of Lynchburg’s Snidow Chapel at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26. The event is part of the annual Jennie Cutler Shumate Lecture and is free and open to the public.
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A Washington, D.C.-based artist will be making bullets into bells on Friday, Oct. 20, at the University of Lynchburg. The traveling installation, “When do you feel safe?” was created in response to the current crisis of school shootings in the U.S.
A recent $5,000 Black Spirituality Grant from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is supporting several events at the University of Lynchburg this fall.
On Monday, Sept. 11, Dell Thrift and Pantry, a free thrift store and food pantry, opened on the first floor of the University of Lynchburg’s Hundley Hall. The shop, located opposite the elevator in Room 121, is open 24/7. The shop is not staffed, but that’s by design.
The Clifton L. Snidow Lecture on Christian Life and Work will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, in the University of Lynchburg’s Snidow Chapel. The speaker, the Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey, will speak on “The Persuasiveness of Perfunctory Religion.”
Provost Dr. Allison Jablonski recognized the recipients of this year’s faculty awards at Friday’s Academic Awards Ceremony, which also featured the presentation of student academic awards.
Dr. Brahmachari Sharan, who directs Hindu life at Georgetown University, will present Lynchburg’s 2023 Turner-Warren and Shumate lectures. Both events are free and open to the public.
Over the past few months, the University of Lynchburg has received several grants that will fund initiatives across campus.
For this year’s Snidow Lecture, the Office of Spiritual Life will host Brian Murphy and Father Shay Kearns of Queer Theology, an organization devoted to creating a space where people can explore how their sexuality and gender identity can enrich their faith.
For the first time in two years, the University of Lynchburg celebrated Baccalaureate entirely in person. The ceremony, which was also livestreamed, took place on Wednesday afternoon in Snidow Chapel.