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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Tuesday, March 28, 2006

TONIGHT
- GLOBAL AIDS: A BIG Ministry to AIDS Orphans in Zimbabwe - Tuesday,
Mar. 28
- Spiritual Journeys With Mark Burrows - Tuesday, Mar. 28
- Student Life: Game Night - Tuesday, March 28

NEWS
- Border Crossing: Inside Christianity, Islam and Judaism
- Lecture: Dr. Karen Lebacqz - "Justice in Times of Disaster" -
Wednesday, April 5
- Koinonia Preaching Festival Selections
- Wednesday Chapel, March 29
- ANTS Singers Rehearse Wednesday at 11:50
- UU Worship This Thursday
- Ushers Still Needed
- The Public Square on the Hill: Racism and Race relations - Weds.,
March 29

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GLOBAL AIDS: A BIG Ministry to AIDS Orphans in Zimbabwe - Tuesday,
Mar. 28
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Sponsored by Faith, Health and Spirituality
6:00-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 28, "A BIG Ministry to AIDS Orphans in Zimbabwe"
The Rev. Abiot Moyo will make a presentation on the BIG Ministry he
began to improve living conditions, and to provide educational and
professional development to disadvantaged communities and care for
children and those infected with and affected by AIDS in Zimbabwe.
In Peck Conference Room.

More info: http://www.ants.edu/community/events/2006/032206aids.pdf

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Spiritual Journeys With Mark Burrows - Tuesday, Mar. 28
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Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2006
4:45 - 5:45 p.m. in the President's Home

Six times a year, the President hosts "Spiritual Journeys" in his home.
These informed and intimate gatherings feature a member of the Andover
Newton faculty who shares his or her personal spiritual journey.

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Student Life: Game Night - Tuesday, March 28
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Tuesday, March 28th
8:00 pm
Sturtevant

Come join in a relaxing evening of games and fellowship. Got a favorite
board game you can bring? We may even break out the hot chocolate!

Contact: Carol Hayward
Email: chayward@ants.edu

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Border Crossing: Inside Christianity, Islam and Judaism
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May-June, 2006

Border Crossing: Inside Christianity, Islam, and Judaism
Springtime Evening Classes for Adults
Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College

Join us for a series of eye-opening short evening classes to learn
about the three Abrahamic traditions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Study texts from the Quran and the Hebrew Bible, compare Christian and
Jewish thinkers such as Heschel and Neibuhr, understand what
differentiates Evangelicals from fundamentalists and other Christian
denominations and explore the real story of how women in Islam are
building bridges between modernity and tradition.

Muhammad and the Quran: An Introduction to Islamic Thought with
Dr.Tariq Jaffer (Monday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.: May 1, 8, 15, 22; June 5)

Giants of 20th Century Jewish and Christian Thought: Heschel and
Neibuhr with Rabbi Or Rose (Monday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.: May 1, 8, 15, 22;
June 5)

Reading Between the Lines: Jewish Interpretations of the Hebrew Bible
with Rabbi Reuven Cohn (Tuesday, 7:30-9:00 p.m., May 2, 9, 16, 23; June
6)

Biblical Crossroads: Christian and Jewish Approaches to the Book of Job
with Dr. Gregory Mobley (Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.: May 3, 10, 17, 24;
June 7)

One God, Many Denominations: History and Composition of the Christian
World with Dr. Rodney Petersen (Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.: May 3, 10,
17, 24; June 7)

Beyond the Veil: Women, Modernization and Islam with Dr. Deina Ali
Abdelkader (Thursday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.: May 4, 11, 18, 25; June 8)

For full course descriptions:
http://www.ants.edu/community/events/2006/050106icplbordercross.htm

To register:
http://www.interreligiouscenter.org/educational_programs/

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Lecture: Dr. Karen Lebacqz - "Justice in Times of Disaster" -
Wednesday, April 5
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Wednesday, April 5, 2006
5:00 p.m.
Stoddard Hall

The Jonathan Edwards lecture will be given Wednesday, April 5, in
Stoddard Hall at 5 p.m. The lecture, entitled "Justice in times of
Disaster", will be delivered by the Rev. Dr. Karen Lebacqz, Robert
Gordon Sproul Professor of Theological Ethics, Emerita, at Pacific
School of Religion, and currently Bioethicist in Residence and Visiting
Professor of Religious Ethics at Yale University.

Dr. Lebacqz is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, and
has served on the faculty of the Graduate Theological Union for more
than thirty years. The author of more than eight books and numerous
articles, her interests encompass bioethics, professional ethics,
feminist theory, and theories of justice. Her permanent home is on the
north coast of California, where she does a lot of photography, and also
serves as a chaplain and on the Ethics Committee of Mendocino Coast
District Hospital.

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Koinonia Preaching Festival Selections
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Members of the Community,

During Community Worship on April 5, we will celebrate the gift of
preaching through the Koinonia Preaching Festival. The students who were
selected to participate are Beth Hoffman and Marraine Kettell. Thank you
to ALL the students who participated in the preliminary round last
week.

Sarah B. Drummond, M.Div., Ph.D.
Director of Field Education & Assistant Professor of Ministerial
Leadership

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Wednesday Chapel, March 29
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Wednesday is Community Day at ANTS. Approximately 20 of your fellow
students, along with 2 deans and 3 faculty members, are going "off the
hill" to provide service in 3 Boston venues. One group will be painting
a room in a center, one group will be helping homeless people with art
projects, and one group will be cleaning and refurbishing a park for
low-income children. There will be no formal chapel service. Instead,
we invite you to go to chapel at 1 p.m. and pray for those who are off
the hill doing service.

Everyone is invited to join us Wednesday at 5 pm in the cafeteria as we
debrief about the day with Rev. June Cooper from City Mission.

Thank you for being with us in spirit on Wednesday, even if you cannot
be with us in person.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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ANTS Singers Rehearse Wednesday at 11:50
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While it is community day, singers are welcome to gather for a short
rehearsal this Wednesday, March 29, 11:50am in the Meeting House. We've
a new song to try! All welcome.

Burns Stanfield

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UU Worship This Thursday
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Dear ANTS community,

Please join us this Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Meetinghouse to hear the
Rev.
Bob McKetchnie preach "Who was Mary Magdalene?" We look forward to
worshipping with you.

Megan and Joanne

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Ushers Still Needed
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Thank- you to all who have already agreed to usher at Baccalaureate and
Commencement. We still need at least 3 more for Commencement and 5 more
for Baccalaureate. If you are going to be around on Friday May 19 from
6:00 pm to 9:00pm or Saturday May 20 from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon and
would be willing to help please contact Kay Loudon at
kloudon@ants.edu.

Thank- you

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The Public Square on the Hill: Racism and Race relations - Weds., March
29
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6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
In the Peck Room

The Theology, Ministry, and Public Life Program at Andover Newton
Theological School Presents

"Racism and Race Relations" on March 29th by Andover Newton's Committee
On Racism and Dr. Kirk Jones.

The brief presentation is open to all and at no cost. Beverages and
snacks will be made available, free of charge. All are invited to
attend.

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu