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.
Lynchburg alumna to deliver Turner-Warren, Shumate lectures on March 27-28
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.
Minister to talk about faith and mental health at Snidow Lecture
The Rev. David Finnegan-Hosey will present this year’s Snidow Lecture on Monday, Sept. 20.
Lynchburg celebrates LGBTQ+ culture with ‘Lavender Week’ Oct. 19-23
“Lavender Week,” a celebration of LGBTQ+ culture, will be held Oct. 19-23 at the University of Lynchburg.
Award-winning documentary, other events celebrate ‘Lavender Week’ March 16-19
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.”
Political activist and scholar Larycia Hawkins to speak at Lynchburg
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.
Meet Associate Chaplain Nathan Albert
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 […]
Robert Lee IV to speak at University of Lynchburg
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 […]
University hosts ‘Torn’ author during church’s ‘Journey to Spiritual Justice’
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 […]
Service planned for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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.