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Preparation and Presence

I haven’t gotten enough menu selecting and Black Friday shopping planning done yet to even think past Thanksgiving, but I was reminded this weekend that Advent is only a week away. I’m not prepared to start preparing my heart, home, or to-do lists for Christmas! Students, faculty, and staff are already preparing for the whirwind… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Lenten Devotional, The Lent Song

Good afternoon!  I hope you’ve been able to get outside today and enjoy some of this amazing Spring weather!  Our Lenten Devotional for today was written by Leah Carnahan!  Leah is one of the Assistant Deans in Campus Life, where she focuses her efforts on Student Advocacy, Crisis Response, and coordinates the TCU Victim’s Advocate… Read more »

Lenten Devotional, Your Path

Good afternoon!  On this first day of April, our Lenten Devotional comes to us from April Brown!  Clever, I know.  J I’m sure many of you know April, but for those of you who may not she is the Assistant Director in the Office of Inclusiveness & Intercultural Services.  I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to… 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 »