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A note to TCU graduates from Religious and Spiritual Life

Dear graduating seniors,
You are about to take a big step. Transitioning from college to the rest of life is a step you will treasure, remember, and look back on for years to come. It is a step that takes courage, hope, and faith. As you take this step, know that your TCU family goes with you. We will hold you closely in our prayers and cheer you on as you enter new adventures.

Third Friday of Advent: Devotional by Allison Lanza

An Advent Devotional, by Rev. Allison Lanza At once the angel was joined by a huge angelic choir singing God’s praises: “Glory to God in the heavenly heights. Peace to all men and women.” -Luke 2:13-14a MSG There is something about singing. There the shepherds were, settling in for another long night of work, when… Read more »

We Continue in Prayer

CBS DFW released this morning, Friday, October 24th, that fellow frog Nina Pham, for whom we’ve been praying as a community, is now free of the Ebola virus. As our thoughts and prayers continue for her complete wellness physically, mentally, and spiritually, we ask for the same for all members of our global community. We… Read more »

Advent Devotional, Joy, Matt Warwick

Advent blessings!   Today’s devotional is written by Matt Warwick.  Matt is a communication major and political science minor at TCU.  He is also the president of TCU’s Religious and Spiritual Life group, Love for Lancaster.  Matt leads TCU students multiple times every week to head to Lancaster street in Fort Worth and spend time with… Read more »

Advent Devotional, Joy, Janet Lanza

Advent blessings! Finals are over, the sun is out, we are finally thawing out, joy is in the air! This week we enter into the advent theme of joy.  In the midst of the dark and cold of winter we remember that joy is coming!  Today’s devotional is written by  Janet Lanza.  Janet bleeds purple.  She… Read more »

Advent Devotional, Peace by Dr. C. David Grant

Advent blessings!  The last finals have been taken, grades are turned in, the break is coming!   I have loved being around campus today.  You can feel the campus exhaling together.  For many of us today, peace feels so close that we can reach out and touch it. Today’s devotional, written by Dr. C. David Grant,… Read more »

Advent Devotional, Peace by Sarah Greufe

Advent blessings!  Prayers that in the midst of finals, travel, ice, and Christmas preparation you are able to find a moment of God’s peace. Today’s devotional is written by Sarah Greufe.  Sarah is a senior Communications major at TCU.  In her time at TCU Sarah has (among other things) worked on the Daily Skiff, the… Read more »

Carols by Candlelight Devotionals

  Sadly, the ice storm kept us from gathering for Carols by Candlelight this year.  Below are the reflections written for the worship by TCU Students.  They are moving and profound.  I invite you to take a moment, slow down, get some Christmas Carols playing, and let the words speak to you.  Hope, peace, joy… Read more »