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Friday, August 03, 2007

ANTS Student E-News - Friday, August 03, 2007

In this message:

- Spiritual Direction Experience for UU Seminarians
- UUCANS Seeks Officers
- Furniture Requests from New Students
- Campus Student Jobs

Spiritual Direction Experience for UU Seminarians
Journey Into Spirit A Group Spiritual Direction Experience for UU Seminarians This group provides the unique opportunity to explore your own spiritual life and to learn to accompany others on their spiritual journeys. The group is open to Theists and Non-theists, and welcoming of images of The Holy as they emerge and change. Following the classic tradition of the Desert Mothers and Fathers, and incorporating Buddhist practice, the groups will focus on self-discovery and reality as paths to deepening the connections with self, others and God. Directed by The Rev. Jade Angelica, certified spiritual director, Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation. Rev. Angelica received her MDiv from HDS in 1992, is a UU Community Minister and a DMin Candidate in Faith Health & Spirituality at ANTS. Location: Andover Newton Theological School, Sturtevant Hall: Center for Faith Health & Spirituality - Third Floor, Room 32 Dates & Time: Thursdays:
9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 12/6 - 10 AM - 12:15 PM Cost: For Six Sessions - Sliding Scale: $45-65 Note: Financial Assistance may be available for Candidates Space is available for eight (8) participants. Please register no later than 9/13/2007. To Register: Please contact Carmen Emerson, ANTS seminarian and assistant group leader, at 617-923-1311 or Sponsored by Faith Health & Spirituality, Andover Newton Theological School

UUCANS Seeks Officers
The Unitarian Universalist Community of Andover
Newton Students (UUCANS) is seeking UU students
who wish to answer a call to leadership in its
organization. Any who wish to run as candidates
for President, Vice-President, Secretary or
Treasurer are invited to contact Erica Baron
( Elections are planned
for the fall and will be conducted through UUCANS'
online group on Yahoo. If you are not already a
member of this online group, please sign up by
going to or by
contacting Glenn King (

Furniture Requests from New Students

We will have several families moving to ANTS from overseas in September. It's tough to get furniture in those overhead bins so if anyone has any of the following furniture/house hold items they are willing to loan or donate, please contact the Housing Office:

Family #1
A queen bed (or double bed)
Twin bed (for a 4 year old)
A kitchen table (and chairs)
A study desk (or two) and office chairs
Coffee table/ small tables (for a microwave or tv)
A couch or loveseat
Rocking chair or recliner
Any lamps (desk, torch, bedside)
Dressers for clothes
Appliances (blender, microwave, tv, radio, alarm clock, etc.)
A box or two for files
Laundry baskets

Family #2
Bed (Full or Twin)
Book shelf
Standing lamp

Amelia O'Dowd
Housing & Facilities Coordinator
voice: 617-964-1100 x261
fax: 617-965-3528

Campus Student Jobs
Make a Difference in the Lives of Future ANTS Colleagues--Work in Admissions!!

We are looking for a Student Assistant to work in the Admissions Office beginning this Fall semester. We are in need of someone who has already attended classes for at least a year here at ANTS. We also need someone with great office computer skills (database, Word, Excel and Publisher or Indesign). Your other responsibilities would include answering questions that come in via email and telephone, initiating contacts, setting up campus visits, giving tours, copying, filing, helping with mailings, special projects and general office assistance. Our student workers begin at $10.00/hour and generally put in 10 hours/week. The start date for this position is September 5 or as soon as you are free to begin once classes commence.

You can email me at or give me a call at 1-800-964-2687/617-964-1100 x289, or just come on over with your resume and we can talk.

Thank you for your consideration!
Karen L. Hernandez-Andrews
Admissions Counselor/Office Manager


The Academic Dean's Team Needs You!

The Associate Dean of the Faculty seeks a temporary student worker to assist in the administration of the Field Education and Doctor of Ministry Programs. The position will be available beginning August 6 and will continue until a permanent staff person in that role is identified. Hours are flexible and negotiable based on program needs. Compensation is hourly and is comparable with other on-campus positions. Please contact Sarah Drummond, x 230 or, with questions or to express interest.

Sarah B. Drummond
Associate Dean of the Faculty &
Assistant Professor of Ministerial Leadership
Andover Newton Theological School

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Brian Eastman