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Jon Cavanagh prepares to introduce the chapel theme Consider. (Photo by Ellie Bookmyer)

Chapel is considering the value of process

Chapel has a new theme for the year: ConsiderGrace Hooley | Echo Last Spring, after much thought, conversation and prayer, Jon Cavanagh decided on the Chapel theme for this year: Consider. Cavanagh sees the word “consider” as a process of remembering. Pausing. Thinking. Reflecting. Remembering. This is the process we […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Spiritual Renewal Week ended up isolating some members of the Taylor community.

Can we talk about last Monday?

Spiritual renewal service upsets studentsBy Kitty Trudeau | Contributor In an otherwise encouraging and inclusive Spiritual Renewal Week, last Monday night left some of us behind. Most of Pastor John Ramsey’s messages were appropriate for the reflective and refreshing time Spiritual Renewal week is supposed to be, but on Monday […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Chapel bands bring worship to life every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.(Photograph by Ben Williams)

Six chapel bands unite Taylor community in worship

Discover the spirit behind the chapel bandsBy Elizabeth Hartmann & Ellie Tiemens | Echo Eyes closed, hands outstretched, voices lifted in awe of a mighty God. A thousand breaths singing the same song at the same time, in the same place, to the same God. Taylor united in worship. Welcome to […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Pastor Andre Mitchell spoke in chapel on Wednesday as a part of Local Church Week.

Our View: Church and chapel matter

Church and chapel both have vital rolesBy The Echo Editorial Board The Echo Editorial Board consists of Co-Editor in Chief Chrysa Keenon, Co-Editor in Chief Gabby Carlson, Opinions Editor Drew Shriner, Features Editor Grace Hooley, News Co-Editor Rayce Patterson and News Co-Editor Holly Gaskill. There are few things more intimidating […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
On April 4, the Rev. Dave Pivonka visited Taylor to speak in chapel, talk with students and faculty during a luncheon and answer questions during a Q and A session. (Photograph by Elyse Baron)

Celebrating the similarities and differences

Franciscan priest, the Rev. Dave Pivonka, visits TaylorBy Elyse Baron | Echo Standing on the Rediger Auditorium stage in sandals and a long black robe, he is not dressed as a typical Taylor chapel speaker. A Franciscan priest, the Rev. Dave Pivonka visited Taylor as part of the Ray Fitzgerald […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor alumnus J.R. Briggs reminds campus about the importance of community during Spiritual Renewal week. (Photograph provided by Kaitlyn Kennedy)

Reviewing spiritual renewal

Spring semester focuses on communityBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo “You can have control or growth, but you can’t have both,” said J.R. Briggs on Feb. 14, during the evening service of Spiritual Renewal week. Briggs, along with Jon Cavanagh, campus pastor, have been preparing for the spring semester Spiritual Renewal […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
‘Our theological starting point is God Himself’

‘Our theological starting point is God Himself’

Furthering the conversation on the purposes of chapelBy Kevin Diller | Faculty Contributor I want to thank Campus Pastor Jon Cavanagh and all the students who participated in the October chapel on chapel. I found it to be, as Rev. Cavanagh hoped, both inspirational and informative. I appreciated the moving […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials

Yes, chapel needs grounding, but keep it online

Letter-to-the-editorI wholeheartedly agreed with most of Professor Richard Smith’s article, which outlined a game plan to give theological grounding to our chapel program and education — except one thing. He suggested that chapel services should no longer be broadcast and stored online in order to focus “on the spiritual needs […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
‘Is chapel really worth the bang for our buck?’

‘Is chapel really worth the bang for our buck?’

Why chapel is still worth attendingBy Jimmy Schantz | Contributor Dear Taylor community, as a fellow paying customer of this university, I realize that going here would be a rather poor investment if I were to gain knowledge (and dare I say experiences) here that were only to be applied […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Professor challenges lack of theological rationale

Professor challenges lack of theological rationale

The chapel gauntlet has been thrown down; will anyone pick it up?By Richard Smith | Faculty Contributor The other day, I read Hoback Fisher’s “Chapel: a letter from a concerned student” regarding the chapel program at Taylor. I was immediately struck that we had a student who was insightful, articulate […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials