Campus Celebrates Missions Week

Campus Celebrates Missions Week

Freshman general studies major Jaime Baldwin checks out the material at the missions display in the library.

This week is mission week at Southwestern Adventist University.  Students, faculty and staff spend time celebrating, and praying for, missionaries and mission work all over the world.

Pictures of past and present Southwestern missionaries, including staff and faculty, are being shown on the monitors around campus.  Also, there is a display around campus inviting people to pray for countries and the missionaries in them.  People pick a country to pray for, and then wear a provided nametag with that country’s name on it.

All day Wednesday, the cultural celebration continues as people are invited to dress up in an outfit that represents a country.   The outfit does not have to represent a country from a person’s specific heritage, but it can be any country.

On Thursday, students are invited to worship at Dilts Chapel, which is in the basement of Harmon Hall.  The worship will be a special program with a focus on mission work.  The program starts at 9:30 a.m.

Friday night vespers at the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church will also focus on mission work. Vespers starts at 8 p.m., so come a few minutes early.

Finally, missions fair invites all people to share their own missionary experience.   All people are invited, and the event is taking place on Saturday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m.  It is located at the Chan Shun Centennial Library in the Meadows Gallery.

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

About author

You might also like

News 0 Comments

University Singers Tour Texas

Southwestern’s University Singers is traveling Oct. 9-11 to perform in Austin, Weslaco, McAllen, Edinberg, and San Antonio. The mini-tour began in Austin, at the state capitol rotunda this afternoon. Their

Front Page 0 Comments

The Journey To Host Fall Sharathon

88.3 KJRN The Journey will hold their biannual three-day Sharathon fund raiser Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. With the guidance of Mike Agee, general manager, and new programming ideas from

News 0 Comments

Business Department Unveils New Information Wall

Southwestern’s Department of Business Administration unveiled a new feature for their offices on Thursday, Sept. 12. An innovative, real-time business news wall now stands in the department offices in Pechero

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply

IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

What is 9 + 7 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is: