University Chapel to Honor All Saint's Day

October 27, 2006  

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Constance DeYoung Groh, assistant university chaplain at Illinois Wesleyan University, will speak at the weekly University Chapel hour honoring All Saint's Day on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. in the Evelyn Chapel (1310 Park St., Bloomington).

Sponsored by the University Chaplain's Office and the Evelyn Chapel Advisory Board, the chapel hour is open to the public.

The service will feature traditional liturgy and hymns, including a rendition of Jeanne Weaver Fuller's Exsultate, Justi by the University Choir.  Scott Ferguson, associate professor of music and director of choral activities, will conduct.  Groh's sermon, "For All the Saints," will explore the historical roots of All Saint's Day and its legacy today.

In addition to being assistant chaplain at IWU, Groh is an instructional assistant professor in the Department of History at Illinois State University and a member of the adjunct faculty in the Humanities and Fine Arts Division of Heartland Community College.  She is also a licensed attorney practicing in the area of energy law.  Groh holds degrees from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan School of Law, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and Northwestern University.

For additional information, contact the Office of the Chaplain at (309) 556-3005.

Contact: Rebecca Welzenbach, (309) 556-3181