Rivendell Spiritual Formation:  Fall 2020


All Grad Fellowship Virtual Fall Retreat

September 18, 7-8 pm, “A Grander Story: You, Yale, and God’s Calling”

Hear from Pastor Matt Coburn from Trinity Baptist Church for a short talk on the challenges of following Christ at Yale. Each fellowship will then meet in their own breakout room for discussion and prayer.

Register by Sep 16 to receive the Zoom link and a small GrubHub gift!


First Fridays Series: Faculty Lectures, “Finding God at Yale”

First Friday of the Month, 7–8 pm

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.

October 2, 2020 – Prof Melanie Ross, Yale Divinity School

November 6, 2020 – Dr. Barry Wu, Yale Medical School


Spiritual Formation Calendar

Fridays, 7–8 pm, Zoom Links will be provided weekly.

This semester we will be looking at Spiritual Formation according to the Epistles.

September 11, 2020 – “Community in the Days of COVID”, Karen Mahan

September 25, 2020 – “Being, Becoming, & Christian Identity”, Karen Mahan

October 9, 2020 – “God <3 Me — What Does That Mean?”, Sue Smedley

October 16, 2020 – “How Does God’s Love Change Me?”, Sue Smedley

October 23, 2020

October 30, 2020 – “Power for Transformation (Holy Spirit)”, Pastor Matt Coburn

November 13, 2020 – “Telling Our Stories: A Chance to Share, Listen, & Ask Questions”