“Lavender Week,” a celebration of LGBTQ+ culture, will be held Oct. 19-23 at the University of Lynchburg.
The University of Lynchburg, specifically its Gender Studies program and the offices of Equity and Inclusion, Student Engagement and Leadership Development, and Housing and Residence Life, will present two events based on the book “The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government.”
Scholar and activist Dr. Larycia Hawkins will give the 2020 Turner-Warren Lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at First Christian Church in Lynchburg. At 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, she will deliver the 2020 Jennie Cutler Shumate Lecture on Christian Ministry in Snidow Chapel at the University of Lynchburg.
Nathan Albert is perhaps best known for hugging a man in his tighty-whities. Albert, the University of Lynchburg’s associate chaplain, became a viral sensation in 2010 when he and members of a progressive Christian group he was working with at the time were photographed hugging a man who, at the time, was wearing nothing but […]
The Rev. Robert Lee IV will deliver three lectures in Lynchburg on March 3 and 4, including two talks at the University of Lynchburg. His visit begins with, “Should the Church Call for Unity” at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at First Christian Church. He will speak in the University’s Senior Symposium at noon Monday, […]
Accomplished author, speaker, and LGBT Christian activist Justin Lee will visit the University of Lynchburg to present a lecture in conjunction with “Journey to Spiritual Justice,” a series of events at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Lee’s lecture, titled, “Talking Across the Divide,” will be held on Monday, October 29 in Snidow Chapel at […]
Lynchburg College will hold a service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, in Snidow Chapel. The service, sponsored by the College’s Spiritual Life Center and Office of Equity and Inclusion, will begin at 6 p.m.
A peace pole that University of Lynchburg unveiled Thursday is a symbol of hope for peace in the future. But it also stands as a testament to the commitment and example of Anne Gibbons. The Spiritual Life Center staff planned the event as a way to surprise Gibbons and celebrate her 30th anniversary with University […]
The Rev. Nathan C. Brooks will present the Jennie Cutler Shumate Lecture on Christian Ministry on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Snidow Chapel. His topic will be “Preparing for Caring: The Faith-Guided Path to Service.” This will follow his lecture the previous day on the topic of “Anger: Deadly Sin or Spiritual Ally?” at 4 p.m. at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).