Spiritual Life

博天堂官方入口登陆登录不仅仅是一个获得学位的地方. 这也是一个让你成长的社区. Through weekly programs, 务虚会及与当地宗教团体合作, the Office of Spiritual Life and Chaplain Elizabeth McCord will help you discover a purposeful life.

“I was determined to form a new faith community at Carroll by getting involved in spiritual life.”
— Mati Ardis '19

Gather 每周是否有一个由学生事工团队带领的基督徒敬拜时间
汉弗莱纪念教堂的外观图像
Carroll is an inter-religious campus welcoming students from a breadth of religious traditions

About the Office of Spiritual Life

Carroll University is both Presbyterian and inter-denominational, Christian and multi-faith. 我们隶属于美国长老会.S.A.) and draw on our Christian heritage, but our students, 教职员工来自各种各样的信仰传统. The Office of Spiritual Life celebrates and supports this diversity of spiritual paths through opportunities for service, reflection, inter-religious education, annual retreats and regular faith practice. Student organizations, 如校际基督教团契和威尔斯校园事工, 为校园信仰发展和领导能力提供额外的经验.

Carroll’s partnerships with external religious and nonprofit organizations enable students to extend their spiritual community. 与这些团体一起,卡罗尔提供了无数的学习机会, 在校园和更广泛的社区服务和精神成长.

Richard Smart House
Carroll University’s Office of Spiritual Life can be found in the Richard Smart House located at 239 West College Ave. Built in 1852, this is the second oldest home in Waukesha and was constructed of stone taken from the quarry where Schneider Stadium now stands. 房子提供了一个冥想室,学习空间,并接待任何卡罗尔学生. 这里也是我们每周圣经学习的地点, contemplation groups, and other Spiritual Life events. 精神生活办公室是大学的一个部门, 由我们的牧师和常驻牧师以及我们的学生事工团队带领.
Photo of Chaplain Elizabeth McCord

Spiritual Guide

The Rev. Elizabeth E. P. 麦考德是博天堂官方入口登陆登录的牧师和精神生活主任. Elizabeth is passionate about students’ spiritual development and loves creating environments in which they can seek out their greatest purpose. 除了为卡罗尔社区发展精神生活项目, 伊丽莎白为学生提供教牧关怀和属灵指导, faculty, 工作人员和卡罗尔家族的其他成员. She provides a spiritual presence on campus and is available to speak or teach at Carroll events or in the local community. Elizabeth is ordained in the United Church of Christ and has ministerial standing with the Presbytery of Milwaukee. 

Residency Program

Anna Langholz

The Carroll University and the Presbytery of Milwaukee are excited to announce our Chaplain Residency Partnership for the 2022-23 academic year. 牧师驻地将邀请安娜·朗霍尔兹,一位新兴的宗教领袖来到我们地区. Anna will serve halftime on the Carroll University campus and halftime at with Crossroads Presbyterian Church. This partnership is made possible through the generosity of Carroll donors and the support of the Presbytery of Milwaukee.

Rev. 安娜·朗霍尔兹是博天堂官方入口登陆登录的常驻牧师. 安娜在获得心理学硕士学位之前,曾在密歇根州霍兰德的霍普学院学习心理学.Div from Princeton Theological Seminary and being ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament with the Reformed Church in America. Some of her passions in college ministry include walking with students through seasons of deep vocational discernment and identity formation. 当她不在博天堂官方入口登陆登录时,安娜也在梅昆的十字路口长老会教堂服务. She loves learning from students about the latest tik tok trends and dreaming about which national park to visit next!

A Vision of Partnership for the Gospel

Partnered in Leadership. The heart of the Chaplain Residency Partnership is the initiative to bring a recent seminary graduate to the Presbytery of Milwaukee who will engage in creative, committed pastoral leadership in two vital ministry settings: a local congregation and Carroll University. 居民将由会众和卡罗尔一半时间雇用. They will receive supervision and mentorship from season clergy members of the Presbytery and opportunities for continuing education through Carroll. They will nurture opportunities for collaboration and innovation in both ministry settings, 与每个社区一起充满活力地服务, intelligence, imagination, and love.

博天堂官方入口登陆登录:与长老会合作的遗产

作为威斯康辛州第一所四年制高等教育机构, 博天堂官方入口登陆登录的使命植根于我们的长老会和文科传统. 自1850年以来,卡罗尔一直隶属于长老会, 我们在2010年与湖泊和草原主教会议签订的《博天堂官方入口登陆登录》中重申了这种关系. 牛津大学在服务教会和被教会服务方面有着悠久的历史, 卡罗尔的使命和核心价值观体现了卓越的教育, purposeful living, 以及在长老会文化中表现出来的改革精神. 

Carroll University’s Strategic Plan, Pioneer Driven, 制定雄心勃勃、充满活力的前进计划, one characterized by innovation and entrepreneurship and fueled by the dedication and drive of today’s Pioneers. As part of Pioneer Driven, the Chaplain Residency Partnership will celebrate our Presbyterian heritage and enhance our core mission: to provide a superior education, 植根于长老会和文科的传统, 并借鉴其基督教传统,为所有学生的职业成功做好准备, 在多元化和全球化的社会中终身学习和服务.

Prayers and Reflections

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Reflections on the Gift of Neurodiversity

6/1/2023

一直想在卡罗大学拓展生活的活力, our university’s calling to celebrate neurodiversity invites each of us to plumb the depths of our own ways of being, 重新想象我们为自己的身份构建的框架.

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The Covenants We Carry

10/1/2022

Our human covenants are dependent on God’s covenant with us. 神应许无论如何都要与我们同在——无论是财富还是财富 匮乏、快乐或悲伤、疾病或健康——我们的一生.

Resources

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SPACES FOR REFLECTION

Everyone worships in their own way, and Carroll is dedicated to providing flexible spaces that accommodate all of those practices. 了解更多博天堂官方入口登陆登录的精神空间. 

Photographic of Carroll University Chapel Humphrey Memorial Chapel

这个大空间用于礼拜和精神活动. Sunday afternoons students come to Gather at Humphrey for music, reflection and community. 它也用于精神生活引导的冥想和沉思程序, special seasonal worship services, 以及与宗教有关的学生团体活动.

meditation chapel room Meditation Chapel

位于沙特克音乐中心的纳尔逊万斯拉塞尔冥想教堂有一个十字架, candles and prayer books from the Christian tradition and is available for private or small group use.

http://authoring.tp805.com/media-library/campus-and-student-life/prayer-room-2021 Prayer Room

The Prayer Room on the lower level of the Campus Center is symbol-free to be welcoming to students from any faith tradition and is available for individual use.

Interreligious Welcome and Support

博天堂官方入口登陆登录支持每个学生的整体精神发展. Here, you will have opportunities to practice your own tradition while also learning about the breadth of religious practices and expressions. Carroll offers a variety of resources and accommodations to enable you to maintain your religious heritage and deepen your spirituality.   

Absences for Religious Observances

The Office of Spiritual Life promotes holidays from many major religious traditions and provides resources for students’ religious observance. 在大多数主要的基督教节日,包括耶稣受难日,都不上课. Students whose traditions require absences during regular class times should contact their professors within the first two weeks of each semester. 学生仍然要为缺课负责, 教授会根据具体情况为学生安排错过的作业. Similarly, students missing campus work, 体育活动或其他博天堂官方入口登陆登录应通知其主管, coach or advisor well in advance. Students needing assistance in addressing questions regarding religious absences may contact chaplain@tp805.com.    

Dietary Practices

卡罗尔的各种餐饮场所提供了一系列的膳食选择和用餐时间. Choose a vegetarian diet with alternative protein sources at the G8 station in the Main Dining Room or grab a late-night meal from the Pioneer Indoor Terrace to manage fasting hours. 遵守其他饮食习惯的学生, such as kosher or halal diets, are encouraged to contact dining@tp805.com to discuss dining options. 当我们的餐饮服务无法满足特定的宗教饮食需求时, 学生可以要求有厨房的住房,这样他们就可以自己做饭了.    

Housing Accommodations

Carroll’s residential housing is a welcoming environment where students from a range of religious traditions live and observe their own spiritual practices. On rare occasions, 学生可能需要特殊的住宿条件来充分实践他们的传统. 对住房政策和宗教活动有疑问的学生可以发邮件 housing@tp805.com for more information. 

Connecting with Your Tradition

The religious communities of our region love welcoming Carroll students for both religious practice and education. 精神生活办公室将帮助你找到一个你自己的传统社区, 这样你就可以继续丰富你作为学生的宗教身份.  

See Carroll For Yourself

Panoramic View of campus