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Category Archive for 'Religious and Spritiual Life'

Thursday (Feb 4), 12:00-12:45pm Spirituality Lounge at the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life 169 High Street, 2nd floor You are invited to enjoy some pizza and learn more about the first Wesleyan interfaith spring break service trip!!!!  This trip will go from March 14-19 and will involve service work, community building, and spiritual reflection […]

Our 6 week MBSR based class now called: BPN: Being Present Now. Starts Monday 10/5 with a sample class on Monday at 9/28. To apply: http://mindful.blogs.wesleyan.edu/class/. This is limited to 25 students. In addition, Mindfulness with Brownies : every Wednesday at 7pm: basement Memorial Chapel. Informal, lasts 30 min. No previous experience necessary. This is […]

Wesleyan’s Interfaith Council is proud to sponsor it’s first Faith Shadowing Week! The goal of this week is to allow both religious and nonreligious students on campus the opportunity to see what the different religious and spiritual fellowships and events look like. By providing this opportunity, you will engage in meaningful interfaith dialogue about what […]

February 19, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  with Professor Michelle Francl, Rabbi David Teva and Rev. Tracy Mehr-Muska Downey House Lounge, 294 High Street RSVP: dleipziger@wesleyan.edu Pedagogy Workshop Description: In a world that is hyperconnected and hyperkinetic, how do we help our students, and ourselves, thread a path through an every growing body of information.  What […]

Mindfulness and Wesleyan A 6-week course on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm, beginning on 1/26/15 During this non-credit course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga. These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may also offer opportunities for […]

Based on the positive student feedback last year, we are going to continue this initiative. This “Wesleyanized” MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) class  is a 6 week class that focuses on various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness. The goal is to give students a spiritual toolbox that is portable, replicable, and sustainable. Students […]

On Saturday, Sept 28, Wesleyan Association of Christian Thinkers (WACT) and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life are holding an event with CT Against Gun Violence in Exley from 8:30am-2:00pm.  Governor Malloy, Middletown’s mayor, Senator Blumenthal, U.S. Representative Himes, and others are scheduled to gather here to discuss ways we can reduce gun violence […]

A 6-week course on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm, beginning on 9/30/13. During this non-credit course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga. These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may also offer opportunities for greater self-awareness and […]

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) welcomes and encourages students to take advantage of the following services: Grief Support Group:  a student-led group open to any Wesleyan student who is coping with the death of a friend or relative Meets on Wednesdays at 8:30pm in the Solarium (Room 201) in the Davidson Health Center New groups […]

Pathways to Mindfulness Class starting on Monday, Jan 28 at 6:00PM. (classes meet weekly for 6 weeks) Since enrollment will be caped at 24 students, and enrollment and acceptance into the class is on a rolling basis, please encourage students to apply by Jan 23 at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/orsl/jewish/PMW.html During this non-credit course, students will be introduced […]

A 5-week course on Mondays, 6:30-8 pm, beginning on 10/22. During this non-credit course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga. These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may also offer opportunities for greater self-awareness and […]