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Read our University Chaplain's pastoral letter to the university community on the upcoming Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church.
The Office of the University Chaplain is sponsoring a week long trip of service-learning to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation in Cherokee, North Carolina. Learn more...
Our communities of faith and the chaplains who serve them are ready to help you reflect, find comfort, learn, and grow. Learn about the rich spiritual diversity you can find in Kay.
Rev. Mark Schaefer
During the winter finals period we would distribute free chocolate to stressed out college students. “Spiritual Therapy Through Chocolate” we called it. But there was something curious I began to notice as I tabled. Students would constantly ask what they had to do to get a piece of chocolate. “Nothing,” I would respond.
And there was something that became apparent—this was an object lesson in grace: how hard it is for people to accept something that is freely given. Something that benefits them even, without assuming that there’s a catch. In many ways, we are frequently better at extending mercy, grace, and love to others than we are to ourselves. Read more...
On occasion, religious observance necessitates an accommodation for students pertaining to academic, housing, or food related purposes. If you have a need for such a religious accommodation, you can submit a request through Kay.