Selah Gala Tickets Available
Council invites all students, staff and faculty (and spouses) to the
annual Selah Gala, Friday, May 2nd from 7pm-11pm at the Manor
in Littleton, CO. Come for fellowship, dancing, lawn
games, hors d’oeuvres and a great view of Denver! 1920s attire is encouraged,
but optional. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door and are available in
the Student Center after Chapel, in the Student Life office, and from your
friendly STUCO representative. Jonny West, Maggie Hoppe, Christie Smith,
Emmanuel Engulu, Nick Everett, or Landon Anspach are available for 1920s attire
Student Leadership Board Applications Due
Life is very excited to announce a new student leadership opportunity launching
next semester (FA14) called the Student Leadership Board.
If you would you like to have a positive impact on the student experience here
at DenSem, have ever thought it would be interesting to learn more about how
problems are resolved and decisions are made at an organization like Denver
Seminary, and are a leader with an enterprising spirit who enjoys working
collaboratively, this is an opportunity that might interest you! The new
Student Leadership Board will partner with school administration for the
benefit of the Seminary and its students. Seven scholarshipped positions
are available, and Student Life is currently accepting applications. If you
would like to apply for a spot on this Leadership Board, check your Dmail
account for more info, or click here
for the scholarship description and
application, which needs to be submitted to Student Life
by Wednesday, April 16th in order
to be considered.
Apply for the Chapel Internship Scholarship
Life is now accepting applications for the new Chapel Internship Scholarship
launching this fall. If you have a desire to impact the DenSem chapel
program, enjoy brainstorming how to architect worship services, have experience
as a musician, and have an industrious spirit, you should consider applying for
this scholarship! The Chapel Intern will serve alongside the DenSem
Community Life Coordinator, Rob Foley, to provide assistance in the area of Common
Ground Chapel, including helping coordinate the programmatic flow of chapel,
organizing music teams, leading worship in chapel as needed, and generally
helping to expand Student Life’s offerings in the area of spiritual care and
support to the DenSem student body. Applicants need to be familiar with
the DenSem Common Ground Chapel program and must have prior experience leading
worship and be acquainted with worship service coordination and
administration. Review the scholarship description for more details (here
), and email your completed application (here
), including résumé and requested references, to
by Wednesday, April 23rd.
Food Truck Row
for something new to eat? Student Life is excited to announce that Food Truck Row
will be across the street at the ACC campus
this month. Get some Denver Smoke BBQ, Sweet Cow Ice Cream or Manna from
Heaven. A variety of trucks will be here, so check the Food Truck Row Calendar
to find out who will be here when (generally
they will start serving at 11am and stay as long as they have business).
Trucks will be parked on College Ave in front of the main building, and seating
is available in the multipurpose room.
End of the Year Celebration
Life invites you to celebrate the end of another great school year with a party
in the courtyard! Join us Tuesday, May 6th, from 12pm – 2pm
for some Good
Dog Hot Dogs
, music, and lawn games. This is a FREE event so don’t
Student Life on Facebook
Catch all the updates from the Department of Student life on Facebook, such as events, contests, news, and special speakers at Common Ground chapel. “Like” us on Facebook here. Thanks for joining the community!
Library Conference Room 113 - appointment only during Spring Break The DenSem Writing Center provides free one-on-one tutoring to help students with written assignments, forming a thesis statement, integrating research, incorporating appropriate grammar, sentence structure, and writing style. Sign up for a session on the clipboard at Library conference room 113. Editing services are also available for $15/hour. Additional Writing Center resources and information can be found on MyDenSem or Moodle.
Discounted Counseling Services
The Student Life Office has made arrangements with several local Christian counselors to provide a limited number of counseling sessions for seminary students and their immediate family members at a discounted rate. This service provides three to five sessions, depending on the counselor, for $20 per session. This discounted resource is not available for Counseling students to meet their degree requirements. See MyDenSem for Counseling degree requirement information. Contact Heather Taylor for more information and to get connected with a counselor.
The Food Closet is intended to assist any low-income student attending Denver Seminary. Located in the northwest corner of apartment building 2, the Food Closet contains a variety of general items that are meant to supplement, not replace, regular grocery shopping. It is open on Mondays from 5pm – 6pm. More information can be found on MyDenSem. Direct questions to Heather Taylor, Student Services Coordinator.
The Bread Closet is open to ALL students and is located at the bus stop in the parking lot on the south side of the apartment buildings. The Bread Closet is open on Mondays from 9:30am – 4pm, and includes bread, pastries and other similar items.
Interested in Starting a New Group?
If you are interested in connecting, getting more info, or proposing a new student group, contact Rob Foley.
Hymns and Communion Chapel
week our community has the opportunity to worship and receive Communion
together during Common Ground. Drew Collins, the talented Worship Pastor
at Wellspring Church (Englewood, CO), will lead us in services of hymns,
culminating in the Lord’s Table. All students, faculty, staff, and
spouses are invited to worship by entering into the rich lyrics and backstories
of hymns like “All Creatures of Our God and King,” “Jesus Paid It All” and
others. Beginning at 11am each day, these services will not feature a
speaker. Rather, the message will be offered through the collective
narrative of the hymns and the meaningful experience of approaching the Lord’s
Table together. Be refreshed, enjoy worship, and experience communion
with the Lord and with others in the Denver Seminary community during these
New Alumni Open House Lunch
you are graduating in May, August or December of this year you are invited to a
FREE Lunch on April 17th. Drop in between 11:30am-1:30pm in the
Executive Board room in the Admin Bldg. Among many of the changes you will go
through this year, one is who you will interact with as a Denver Seminary
graduate. We want to introduce you to the Alumni Relations people and let you
know how Denver Seminary can continue to provide support in wherever God may
lead you! So come and meet your alumni representatives and have lunch with your
fellow graduates. Please let us know if you will be able to attend by April 15th
email Jessica Henthorne
and friends have decided to meet and pray for repentance, revival and the needs
of the seminary twice monthly. The April dates are Saturday, April 19th
and Friday, April 25th. Both will take place in the student center from 8pm-10pm.
Chick-fil-A at Solid Grounds
Grounds will be selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches the next few Tuesdays, starting
at 11:30am. Prices are $3.75 for a sandwich; $6 for a combo with chips and
small coffee; and $6.50 for a combo with chips and bottled beverage. For
more specific info, ask your friendly Solid Grounds barista.
Student Volunteer Opportunity at DenSem Annual Golf Tournament
you a good golfer and want to play a free round of 18 holes of golf? If
so, you are invited to volunteer to be a student representative for Denver
Seminary at our Annual Golf Tournament
on Monday, August 4th. You will work from 11am
to 1:30pm and then play a free round of golf in the afternoon. After golfing,
you are invited to stay and have dinner at 6pm and meet supporters of Denver
Seminary. This year our tournament will be held at Lakewood Country Club. If
you are interested please contact Chris Johnson, Director of Development, at 303-762-6924
or by email at Chris Johnson
IM611-03 Globalization in Theological Education: THE CHINESE WORLDVIEW TODAY
Summer 2014: June 21-July 10
Engage your Christian faith with the Christian church of China and the cultures and religions of East Asia. Study in Beijing with state university professors. Classes are offered June 21–July 10, 2014. This 2-hour course fulfills the Globalization requirement for the Master of Divinity degree. Optional 1 credit hour -- Peking University has an affiliated private elementary school, which has asked for 4 teachers for this summer to teach 4 hours per day. Teachers will start teaching after the end of the seminar and teach until late August. The school will pay a substantial stipend, which will be at least enough to cover international airfare to and from the worldview course. Please contact Dr. Rick Hess for questions and application form.
MJ 603 Missiological Themes for Jewish Evangelism
Summer 2014: June 16-20, 9am-4pm Mon-Fri
Meeting the evangelism requirement for MDiv and MA(CS) students, this course provides practical insights for Jewish evangelism through a study of key themes and characters from the Patriarchs to the modern day. Major emphases of the course include: 1) Jewish evangelism is most authentic and effective when springing from the Messianic Jewish community; 2) one-on-one evangelism is most effective when it encourages Jewish believers to worship in a Messianic context; and 3) Gentile churches that support sound Messianic Jewish practice provide a healthy environment for the spiritual growth of believers. This course can also credit as an Old Testament elective. Contact Dr. Hélène Dallaire with questions.
TH658 Theology in the Early Church
Donald Fairbairn, of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, will be teaching
TH658, Theology in the Early Church, June 16th-27th (variable credit: either 2
or 3 hours / prerequisites: CH502 and TH501). Dr. Fairbairn (Ph.D.,
Cambridge) is a graduate of Denver Seminary, a recognized Patristics scholar,
author of several books—including Life in the Trinity: An Introduction to
Theology with the Help of the Church Fathers (IVP, 2009) and an excellent
CF 640 Following Christ in the Monastic Tradition
course encourages students to develop deeper patterns and disciplines of
spiritual formation by learning from the history and practices of Christian
monasticism. Students will be invited to consider how an understanding of
monastic spirituality can inform, inspire, and reshape a life of discipleship
in their own context. There will be a strong focus on engaging with original
monastic writers and sources. The course will be taught by recent
Denver Seminary grad Charlie Dodrill who lived as a monk for two
years. Address your questions to Prof. Howard Baker
New NT Professor: Dr. Erin Heim
taking classes next year from Dr. Erin Heim, who will be teaching a variety of
sections of NT 511 (Gospels and Acts) and NT 512 (Epistles and
Revelation). Dr. Heim is an M.A. graduate of DenSem in New Testament
Studies, who has just completed her Ph.D. in New Testament at the University of
Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. She has a number of years of teaching
experience in her previous career of teaching music in the public schools, has
taught frequently at the B.A. and M.A. level during her Ph.D. studies and has
extensive church involvement and experience.
Seminary security team wants you to have the 24/7 campus security phone number
at your fingertips! Please enter it in your cell phone, 303-783-3120.
· To submit: email announcements no later than Wednesday noon to Campus News. Submissions should be single-spaced and in Verdana 10pt font. Any items not received by noon on Wednesday will be published in the next issue of Campus News. Please include the date(s) and number of times (max is 3 weeks) that you want your article to run in Campus News. Submissions must be shorter than 100 words and may be edited from their original format.
· Updates to your email address should be made in the Registrar’s Office.
On-campus student employment opportunities may be
accessed on MyDenSem on the Student Life page listed in the left-hand
column as Student Employment (you will need to login). Open positions, job descriptions,
application, statement of faith and guidance on how to apply are
available. Job opportunities will continue to be posted on the bulletin
board in the student center.
Full-time job opportunities at Denver Seminary
are located on the seminary website.