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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

ANTS Student E-News - Tuesday, October 2, 2007

In this message:

- CPE Fair
- Chuck Colson: Distinguished Speakers Series on Contemporary Issues and Faith
- Reserving Rooms at Andover Newton: Nuts and Bolts
- Andover Newton has a Myspace page!
- Pet/Housesitter Needed
- Photographer needed for wedding on campus
- JOTH Event
- Chapel News for Oct.1-5
- News from the emerging ecology fellowship - Updated
- Upcoming ANTS UU worship service
- Attention singers

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CPE Fair
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On Wednesday, October 10, 2007, ANTS will host a CPE Fair in the Peck Room from 11:00am -1:00pm. Supervisors form all over New England will be present to share information about their programs and to meet with students. They will offer a short program to explain the benefits, requirements and educational process of Clinical Pastoral Education. Now is the time to begin making plans for 2008 summer and 2007-08 extended units. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about this exciting and challenging aspect of your theological education. For those who cannot make the morning time, the CPE Fair will also be offered later in the afternoon at the Episcopal Divinity School: 99 Brattle Street, Cambridge.

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Chuck Colson: Distinguished Speakers Series on Contemporary Issues and Faith
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Friday, Oct. 5, 2007
7:30 p.m.
Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Rd., Lexington

"Surviving the Clash of Civilizations"

Chuck Colson is founder of Prison Fellowship, a ministry in collaboration with churches of all confessions and denominations to promote prisoner rehabilitation and reform in the prison system. Operating in all 50 states, it is the world's largest faith-based outreach to prisoners, ex-prisoners, crime victims, and their families. Time Magazine called him one of today's "more thoughtful public voices". He is the author of 20 books, including the Gold Medallion Book Award winning book "How Now Shall We Live?".

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Reserving Rooms at Andover Newton: Nuts and Bolts
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To reserve a room at Andover Newton for your student group or office staff/faculty meeting, please fill out the appropriate form on the Andover Newton web site at: http://www.ants.edu/community/facilitiesforms.htm. Please send in one form for each event. If you want to check the availability of rooms before you submit a form you are welcome to come and take a look at the facilities reservation notebook with Ruth Edens or Amelia O'Dowd in Worcester 101. Unfortunately, due to the amount of requests we get for rooms we aren't able to review the notebook over the phone with you, so please plan to come in person to review the book.

Rooms need to be reserved at least 2 weeks in advance. If you need set-up and reserve later than that we cannot guarantee that it will happen, in fact, Building and Grounds only guarantees set-up if they have a month's notice so please plan ahead. If you find yourself needing reservations the week of an event, call Amelia O'Dowd at extension 261.

Here's how to reserve a room. There are 3 different forms:

a. Request For Facilities: used to reserve a room on campus
b. Request For Building Setup: used to request that Building and Grounds set the room up for you in a specific way (Normally this is only done if you need furniture brought into the room that is different from the furniture already in the room. If you plan to use furniture already in the room, please plan to set the room up yourself.)
c. Request For Food Service: used to request catering for your event (If you request food be sure to also request that tables be set up to hold the food, via the "Building Set-up" form.)

How to Complete the Forms
1. Click on the name of the form you need.
2. Open the downloaded form in Microsoft Word.
3. Fill in the information just as you would on a paper form.
4. Using the toolbar in Word, click on "File" then "Save As."
5. In the "File Name" field, type in the name of the room and the date then hit "Save". Make sure you save the file to somewhere you will be able to find it.
6. Using your campus email account, prepare an email to stuservices@ants.edu, typing in any information you feel necessary.
7. Click on "Attach", find the request you just saved by room name and date and click once then hit "OK".
8. Hit "Send".

If you have any questions, please contact Amelia O'Dowd at ext. 261 or AODowd@ants.edu.

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Andover Newton has a Myspace page!
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Admissions started a Myspace page for the school, and right now we are lonely. Add us as your friend! http://www.myspace.com/andovernewton We would like to include pictures of campus events and gatherings on the page. Please email recruitevents@ants.edu with any pictures you would like to share. Send us a message if there are any events or information you would like featured on Myspace.

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Pet/Housesitter Needed
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We are looking for a pet/housesitter for November 19-November 25 for a
multi-pet household in Medford (three small dogs, several cats). This is a
great opportunity to get off campus or away from your apartment for a few
days, do your laundry, watch a ton of cable t.v. and on demand movies, cook
gourmet meals, be loved by goofy canines and friendly felines, and make some
extra money, as well! Please contact Karla Miller, revkarla@gmail.com or
617.244.3639 ext. 204 (work) or 781-874-9709 (home) for more
information about the job and compensation.

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Photographer needed for wedding on campus
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First year MDiv student Charla Wright and Theresa Coley-Kouadio will be
getting married in the Wilson Chapel on October 13th at 4:00pm and they are
in need of a talented yet reasonably priced photographer. If anyone is
interested in capturing this memorable occasion for them so that they may
re-live the beauty of that day throughout their lives together, please
contact Charla Wright at cwright1122@yahoo.com.


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JOTH Event
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Elie Wiesel on "The Jewishness of Jesus: a Personal Interpretation"
Monday, October 15, 7p.m.
Boston University, George Sherman Union, Metcalf Hill
775 Commonwealth Ave
Join Journeys on the Hill for an evening with Nobel laureate, Elie Wiesel.

We'll be leaving via bus from the Hebrew College parking lot at promptly
5:15pm

or feel free to meet us at BU at 6p.m.; the talk begins at 7 p.m. This is
the first of a three-lecture
series Wiesel is giving, entitled "The Fascination with Jewish Tales."

Join us after the talk for dinner and discussion.

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Chapel News for Oct.1-5
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Chapel News (Oct. 1- Oct. 5):

Reflections at MORNING PRAYER for the coming week (Oct. 1-5) will be
offered by:

Monday: Ned Parker
Tuesday: Judy Brandon
Wednesday: Sean Porter
Thursday: Bill Gural
Friday: Tom O'Brien

You are warmly invited to EVENING PRAYER (COMPLINE) in the Episcopal
tradition.
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
9:00-9:15 p.m.
Prayer Room, downstairs in the Wilson Chapel
Hosted by the Episcopal Student Fellowship
All are welcome!

The Peace Group will be offering the liturgy at our WEDNESDAY
COMMUNITY CHAPEL.

With questions regarding worship in the Wilson Chapel, and upcoming
events, please contact Ned Parker at NParker@ants.edu.

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News from the emerging ecology fellowship - Updated
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Stay Connected with the Ecology Fellowship
Sign up on our new website, http://www.ecologyfellowship.org, and receive
email news from the fellowship. Stay in touch with fellowship activities
and ecological news!

Upcoming Events:
Website Tutorials - Tuesday, October 2 and Thursday, October 4
Learn more about our website and how it works. Fellowship members come learn
how to post content! Click here for more info,
http://www.ecologyfellowship.org


Integrating Business Meeting - Thursday, October 4
Noon - 12:50 p.m. in the Meetinghouse (note new meeting location)
Bring your lunch and join us for a quick, administrative touch-base meeting.

Fireside Chat - Tuesday, October 9th
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (5-6pm in the cafeteria; 6-8pm tba)
Join us for fellowship and unwind together as we discuss what we love about
our recent ecological learnings. Bring a favorite book, news article,
quote, or personal "aha" to share. Come for 10 minutes or stay for three
hours. Feel free to bring your dinner or a bite to share with others if
you'd like.


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Upcoming ANTS UU worship service
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Dear fellow students and colleagues,

The ANTS UU student worship services are held each Thursday at 1:00pm
in Wilson Chapel. Everyone is welcome.

This week's service is titled "Come as You Are, Spots and All". Tim
House will preach on the theme of pied beauty: in some basic way, it
is our imperfections and even our pain that draws others close to us.
Come and join with your colleagues for a peaceful hour, to feed your
spirit and refresh your mind!

Blessings,
From the UUCANS worship coordinators:
Cathy French (cmfrench@juno.com)
Bruce Taylor (bruce.c.taylor@verizon.net)

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Attention singers
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Attention all singers:

A new musical opportunity (additional to the Wednesday
Chapel Choir) is presenting itself in the form of a
choir whose emphasis will be on
traditional, choral music.

Rehearsals will be in Wilson Chapel, Wednesdays, 2-3
pm
And The Meetinghouse
Thursdays 12:30-1
(except for 10/4 which is TBA)

For more information, contact Kimberly Salico-Diehl
at ksalicodiehl@ants.edu