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Service-Learning Week

Thank you for participating in the 10th annual Service-Learning week!

November 7-13, 2016
Caring for Creation

 

** Visit the Service-Learning Week Table between Buildings C&D from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. **

 

Service-Learning Week Schedule

Monday: Climate Change

 “Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation.” –Pope Francis.  

 Stop by the table to learn the facts behind how humans are impacting the Earth.

Opportunities & Events:

  • Fire Recovery Presentation & Chik-fil-A
    12pm-1pm, in the Chapel: "Rebuilding a Community after a Natural Disaster" presented by the VP and Executive Director of the Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team. Chick-fil-A will be provided by Miles for Missions.

  • Free Movie!
    6:30pm: Come watch Dune at the Movie House and Eatery as part of Dr. Hohle's Fall Film Series. Afterwards, hear Dr. Whitehead comment on the movie's environmental themes. Attendees are encouraged to show up 30 minutes early. Email cinema@concordia.edu to secure a seat!

Tuesday: Sustainability

 Come meet Concordia’s Sustainability Club! Learn what sustainability is, why it’s important, and how you can get involved.  

Opportunities & Events:

  • Preserve Tours!
    Sign up for a tour at Green Week Tours 
    • Long Loop: 11:00am-12:30pm  
    • Short Loop: 10:30am–11:30am
    • Short Loop: 11:30am-12:30pm

  • Painting on the Pier
    3:00pm-6:00pm: Join the Art Club to learn how to paint a beautiful landscape. Seats are limited. Contact Victoria.McCullough@ctx.edu to secure a seat!

Wednesday: Environmental Justice

 It is imperative that all people, regardless of their ethnicity or pay scale, be given equal access to unpolluted resources. No one should benefit at the expense of someone else’s quality of life. Stop by the table to learn about Environmental Justice movements that you can help support.

Opportunities & Events:

  • Robert E. Greene Endowed Lecture 
    11am & 12pm, in the Chapel: Sierra Club Conservation Coordinator, Rebekah Hinojosa, will be speaking on her work in the Rio Grande Valley where she is currently fighting for environmental justice. 


  • Summit
    5:00pm-7:30pm: Join Service Learning as we serve at the Brookdale Assisted Living Facility. Sign up on Give Pulse or contact Ashley.Meyers@ctx.edu 

Thursday: A Christian View of Nature

 Who does the Earth belong to— us or God? How does the Bible call Christians to treat the world? Swing by the table to discover the answers.

Opportunities & Events:

  • Preserve Tours!
    Sign up for a tour at Green Week Tours   
    • Long Loop: 11:00am-12:30pm      
    • Short Loop: 10:30am–11:30am
    • Short Loop: 11:30am-12:30pm

  • Texas Master Naturalists
    7:00pm-9:30pm: Sit in on the Balcones Master Naturalist Class and learn from Concordia's very own Doc Meissner about the native plants of Texas. Room C-125.

  • 9:09
    Come out to 9-oh-9 for a night of worship under the stars. Meet in the Chapel. 

Friday: What can YOU do? 

 We each have the power to give and take away. How will YOU use that power? Speak out. Take action. Learn more. Come by the table to find out how.

Opportunities & Events:

  • Preserve Tours!
    Sign up for a tour at Green Week Tours
    • Long Loop: 11:00am-12:30pm
    • Short Loop: 10:30am–11:30am
    • Short Loop: 11:30am-12:30pm
    • Short Loop: 12:30pm-1:30pm

  • An Enemy of the People
    7:30pm in the Black Box! Get tickets at CTX Theatre

Saturday

 Service-Learning Week will continue throughout the weekend with exciting events for the CTX community.

Opportunities & Events:

  • Grow Together
    8:30am-12:00pm: Help provide produce for the Gateway Food Pantry and learn organic gardening techniques in the process. Sign up on Give Pulse for contact Sarah.Krueger@ctx.edu

  • An Enemy of the People
    7:30pm in the Black Box! Get tickets at CTX Theatre

Sunday

 

 Opportunities & Events:

  • An Enemy of the People
    2:00pm in the Black Box! Get tickets at CTX Theatre

  

To participate in any service opportunity, register on GivePulse.

For more information about the Service-Learning Program or about Service-Learning Week, please email ServiceLearning@concordia.edu

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