Students to Lead Multifaith Chapel Hour

November 9, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Illinois Wesleyan University will present its weekly Chapel Hour on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 11:00 a.m. in the Evelyn Chapel (1301 N. Park St., Bloomington).

The service is free and open to the public.

Sophomore political science major Julie Regenbogen, a member of Hillel, the national association for Jewish college students, will read a passage from the Talmud, a record of rabbinic discussions pertaining to Jewish law, ethics, customs, and history. The passage will relate to gratitude and thanksgiving in Judaism and Regenbogen will explain how the message applies to everyday life.

Members of the Catholic-Newman Organization, a community Catholic worship group centered in the St. Robert Bellarmine Newman Center in Normal, will discuss Thanksgiving in relation to Catholicism. Senior religion major Abby Mohaupt will read a prayer of thanksgiving from St. Francis of Assisi.

Other IWU religious organizations will also make presentations at the service.

For additional information, please contact the Chaplain's office at (309) 556-3005.

Contact: Heather Lindquist, (309) 556-3181