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April 2019

05
April
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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First Fridays Series feat. Dr. Fred Sigworth

First Fridays Series: “Finding God at Yale” Faculty from the various graduate and professional schools share from their own faith journey and how their faith has affected their work and life here at Yale. Our final First Friday featuring Dr. Fred Sigworth, a recent inductee into the National Academy of Sciences Light dinner provided. Dr. Sigworth is a Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Biomedical Engineering and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. Fred Sigworth studied applied physics at Caltech…

March 2019

29
March
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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Spiritual Formation in the Psalms

Spiritual Formation in the Psalms Please join us as Karen Mahan leads a contemplative look at Psalm 103. Light dinner provided. Karen writes… In this Lenten season a comment by Eugene Peterson, translator of the “Message” Bible paraphrase, caught my eye. He writes, “The first step toward God is a step away from the lies of the world…the lies we have been told about ourselves, our neighbors and the universe. The biblical word for saying ‘no’ to lies and ‘yes’…

01
March
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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First Fridays Series feat. Lydia Dugdale

First Fridays Series: “Finding God at Yale” Faculty from the various graduate and professional schools share how their faith has affected their work and life here at Yale. Tonight featuring Lydia Dugdale, Yale School of Medicine Light dinner provided. Lydia Dugdale, MD, MAR, is the co-director of the Yale Program for Medicine, Spirituality and Religion, and the Associate Director of Yale’s Program for Biomedical Ethics.  She is the author of “Dying in the 21st Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for…

February 2019

22
February
6:30 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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Winter Dinner and Contemplative Prayer Workshop

Winter Dinner and Contemplative Prayer Workshop featuring alumna Professor Bo Karen Lee, Princeton Theological Seminary Light dinner provided. Dr. Lee (Yale ’93) teaches classes on prayer for the Spirituality and Mission Program at Princeton Seminary, in addition to taking students on retreats and hosting meditative walks along nature trails. She is the author of “Sacrifice and Delight in the Mystical Theologies of Anna Maria von Schurman and Madame Jeanne Guyon.” She earned her BA in religious studies from Yale University,…

09
February
10:30 am — 12:30 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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Annual Women Only Brunch

Annual Women Only Brunch “Dear Younger Me…” Hearing from down the road Graduate alumnae Heather and Michelle share their stories of navigating faith, academics, career, dating, marriage, and family Heather Varguese John, M.D., Ph.D. Heather’s interest in learning about people from as many perspectives as possible has led her to study Human Biology (B.A., Stanford), medicine (M.D., U. Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio; internal medicine internship, Northwestern University), psychiatry (residency, UCLA), and the history of science and medicine…

08
February
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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Special Speaker Event with Michèle Sigg

Special Speaker Event with Michèle Sigg Please join us for this special opportunity to hear Dr. Sigg address the topic: “The Dodo Bird’s Last Stand: What the Continental Shift in World Christianity Means for Africa, the Rest, and the West”   In 1997, sociologist Peter Berger publicly recanted his belief in the theory of secularization. After thirty years, he had recognized that “Most of the world today is certainly not secular. It is very religious.” Berger’s comment was informed by…

01
February
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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First Fridays Series feat. Prof. James Choi

First Fridays Series: “Finding God at Yale” Faculty from the various graduate and professional schools share how their faith has affected their work and life here at Yale. Tonight featuring Professor James Choi, Yale School of Management

January 2019

25
January
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Formation “Spiritual Formation According to the Psalms” Sue Smedley will lead lead a study of Psalm 139.

18
January
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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Spiritual Formation Semester Series Begins

Spiritual Formation Semester Series Begins “Spiritual Formation According to the Psalms” Matt Coburn will lead lead a study of Psalm 90: “Looking to the new year—Living wisely as we number our days”.

December 2018

07
December
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Rivendell Institute
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Rivendell Institute Christmas Party

Fun, food, festivities, singing and fellowship! Bring your friends!

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