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.
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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.
As Yom HaShoah — also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day — approached this year, the University of Lynchburg’s interfaith chaplain, Jer Bryant ’03, ’10 MA, wondered what could be done to help the local Jewish community commemorate the approximately six million Jews murdered by the Nazis during WWII.
The Rev. Kaye Edwards ’70 will deliver two lectures in Lynchburg this month, the Turner-Warren Lecture on Life and Faith and the Jenny Cutler Shumate Lecture.
Roger Dowdy ’70 always knew Lynchburg was the school for him. “It was the only place, but also the right place,” he said. “Lynchburg was just who I was.”
Lori Elholm, a dining services employee known by many on campus as the “Lunch Lady,” has made four blankets that will be auctioned during the University of Lynchburg’s upcoming Homecoming weekend.
The Rev. David Finnegan-Hosey will present this year’s Snidow Lecture on Monday, Sept. 20.
Last week, the University of Lynchburg Food Pantry received $4,000 in Kroger gift cards from the national grocery chain.