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Why Community

This week’s blog post is written by the wonderful Jennifer Bouquet! Jennifer is a senior movement science major and student leader for the TCU Wesley Foundation. We’re excited to share her words on what community means to her and the home she’s found with this particular community here at TCU!   In college we strive… Read more »

In the Beginning, God

The following is an excerpt from our Frogs First Worship reflection, written by Rachel Rebagay and Emily Ische. Thank you, ladies, and all our TCU Worship Team for your work and gift of prayer and contemplation to help our campus community begin the new school year!   In the beginning, Mary, the Mother of Jesus,… Read more »

Breathe in the New

  A former history professor at TCU told me that even years after his retirement, seeing campus with its yellow brick buildings, bright tulip beds, and iconic frog statues and fountains during school breaks never felt right. A college campus was supposed to be swarming with students in and out of buildings, heading to class,… Read more »

Lenten Devotional, Finding Help in the Garden

Good afternoon!  I hope this email finds you in the midst of a meaningful and contemplative Holy Week.  Our Lenten Devotional writer for today is Brenda Mapel.  Brenda is a Junior from Arkansas City, Kansas, and she’s majoring in Religion here at TCU.  Brenda is an extremely active member of our Disciples campus ministry, Disciples… Read more »

Taize Retreat Reflection

By Andrew Heller, junior, Community Garden Leader   Last weekend, April 4th and 5th, marked a moment of meditation for members of the TCU Wesley foundation. We sent a group of about ten students, myself included, to White’s Chapel UMC to experience the Taizé Pilgrimage of Trust. The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic community in… Read more »

A Reflection on Awakening…

Since Awakening is approaching soon and spots are available to go, here is a reflection on Awakening by Caitlin Jordan, a senior double psychology & religion major from Kansas CIty, KS. She was excited to share her experience with everyone in hopes of raising awareness of the awesome opportunity here at TCU. ~ Katherine Wright,… Read more »

Ignite

Ignite is such a blessing of the community of Jesus gathering together to worship as a whole community. The entire community of believers coming together to worship God under one roof is such an experience that it astounds us every week. The unifying power that the love of Christ has on a community of people… Read more »

Lenten Devotional by John Mark Day

Good morning!  I hope this devotional comes to you today after having had a wonderful spring break.  J  Our writer for today is the one and only John Mark Day!  John Mark is the Director of the First Year Experience here at TCU, and many of you probably know him specifically through his work with Frog… Read more »

Lenten Devotional, Our Daily Routine by Kate Phillips

Good afternoon!  Our Lenten Devotional for today was written by Kate Phillips!  Kate is a Sophomore majoring in Neuroscience here at TCU.  In addition to being heavily involved in her sorority, Kate is also actively involved in a number of areas of campus life.  I’ve specifically had the wonderful privilege of working with Kate in… Read more »

Lenten Devotional, Mark 16:8 by Mark Weathers

Good morning!  Our Lenten Devotional for today was written by Mark Weathers.  For those of you who might not yet know Mark, he is currently a graduate student at Brite Divinity School.  In addition to that, he works with Father Charlie Calabrese and assists in leading our Catholic Community campus ministry.  Over the course of… Read more »