Archive for November, 2013

The History of Thanksgiving According to Dr. Scalberg

Multnomah University history professor,
Dr. Daniel Scalberg, shares the history of Thanksgiving in the United States.

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Student Recitals on December 3

You're invited to attend a music recital presented by Multnomah University's music majors from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 3.

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Caring for the Soul

Once every spring and fall, Multnomah undergrad and seminary students, along with several faculty members, gather together in the JCA Student Center for Day of Prayer. MU cancels classes so students can devote their whole day to connecting with God. The time is not restricted to prayer, though; students are encouraged to commune with the Lord through meditation, reading, writing and worshiping.  Read the rest of this entry »

Morris Dirks to Lead MU’s Day of Prayer on November 20

Multnomah will host a Day of Prayer from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, November 20, at the JCA Student Center. Dr. Morris Dirks, who has been a pastor for more than 25 years in the Pacific Northwest, will lead the event. Dirks has a doctorate in leadership and spiritual formation and recently published "Forming The Leader's Soul: An Invitation to Spiritual Direction." He is the founder and director of SoulFormation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing the spiritual and emotional health of Christian leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

MU Honors Dr. Dan for 34 Years of Service

Multnomah University held an appreciation dinner for Dr. Dan Lockwood on November 9 to honor him for his exceptional work at MU. Lockwood was the seminary dean for seven years before he served 16 years as president. He taught theology at the University for 34 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Cinco de Mustache 2013

At 11:45 am on November 8, MU’s cafeteria looks like it does on any other Friday afternoon — completely normal. Students pile food on their plates and find a seat next to a favorite friend or professor. But today is not a normal day. Once the clock’s hands point to noon, the mood in the room suddenly changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Portland Youth Leaders to Gather for a Day of Training and Collaboration

Please allow me to introduce...Bridges.

About six years ago, a couple of old guys were sitting in a coffee shop that was way too cool for them in a trendy Portland neighborhood. While neither one of them was likely to be cast in “Portlandia,” both of them were teaching youth ministry in PDX, and both had a deep desire to use their particular gifting and training to strengthen local youth ministries and build the kingdom of God. Read the rest of this entry »

Adult Degree Completion Program Information Sessions Coming Up

The Information Sessions for MU’s Degree Completion Program are on Monday, November 11, and Thursday, December 12. Both sessions will be held on campus at 7 p.m. in Travis-Lovitt Hall, Room 116. Read the rest of this entry »