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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Wednesday, May 24

In this message
- Staff Retreat and Holiday - May 25 -29
- Registrar's Office Closed
- E-Learning Help Needed?
- Summer Art Night - Thursdays
- Spring Cleaning in the Meetinghouse Studio
- Celebration! An Invitation - May 24 - TODAY
- Are We A Christian Nation? - Thursday, May 25, 2006

Staff Retreat and Memorial Day Holiday - May 25 -29
Many Andover Newton Staff members are attending a staff retreat on Thursday and Friday, May 25 and 26.

The school is closed for the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 29.

Registrar's Office Closed
The Registrar's office will be closed from May 25-29; Reopen on Tuesday 30, 2006.

E-Learning Help Needed?
Karen Brockney will be out of the office from May 25 - May 29. However, she will respond to e-learning help requests over the weekend by e-mail.

Send your help questions to

Summer Art Night - Thursdays
Everyone on campus during the Summer is invited to Art Night (even if you don't consider yourself to be an artist).

This is a drop-in open studio opportunity to explore art in a safe, no rules atmosphere.

Every Thursday night from 7-10 pm
in the lower studio of the Meetinghouse.

All materials provided.
Fun and fellowship.
Free will donation.

Contact Joy (Resident Teaching Artist) at

Spring Cleaning in the Meetinghouse Studio
We're doing a thorough clean-up of the Meetinghouse studio in preparation for the Summer Institute. If you have a partly finished mosaic, painting,or other work of art that you haven't worked on recently, please come get it or let us know that it is still dear to you so that it won't get thrown away.

Joy (Resident Teaching Artist)

Celebration! An Invitation - May 24 - TODAY

Reminder: you're invited to join us TODAY, Wednesday May 24th:

We're Giving Thanks to the ANTS/HC Community
For its warm, welcoming support for
SophiaRose Naima Gunn Laurence - and her parents and family!

Wednesday, May 24, 2006
MeetingHouse, ANTS campus

Hosted by Matt Laurence and MaryHelen Gunn

Please bring just yourself*

we'll have an informal ceremony and refreshments will be offered

Hope we'll see you there!

RSVP: or 978-314-2360

This invitation is being sent to JOTH and UUCANS listservs and to ANTS e-news;
please consider yourself doubly invited if you receive it more than once!

Are We A Christian Nation? - Thursday, May 25, 2006
The Moral Nation: Alternative Voices

Thursday, May 25th
7:30 P.M. in Stoddard Hall

What do preachers mean when they call for a new morality? What do they mean when they refer to the United States as a "Christian Nation?" What would the impact of a "Christian Nation" be on America's diverse population? Speakers: Diana Eck. Ph.D., Harvard University; the Rev. Arthur Kennedy, University of St. Thomas; Rabbi David Gordis, president, Hebrew College. Moderator: President Nick Carter, Andover Newton Theological School.

More information:
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ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225