University community invited to service opportunity on MLK Day

On the first day of our “Think Outside the Fox” Week emphasis on serving with passion (Jan. 16-20), the spiritual life office would like to invite students and employees to join together for a day of learning and service alongside Doing Good Things! and SOLVE in Portland. The event is set for MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16. The day plan would be as follows:

  • 9 a.m.: Continental breakfast and departure from SpiL House
  • 9:45 a.m.: Meet at Irving Park in Portland for service and learning orientation
  • 10 a.m.: Join SOLVE for MLK Day service project
  • Noon: Lunch and discussion on houselessness and litter/garbage service
  • 1-2 p.m.: “Walkabout” (prayer walk, distributing hot cocoa and socks, practicing presence and humanity with our unhoused neighbors)
  • 2 p.m.:┬áDebrief and drive back
  • 3 p.m.: Arrive back at SpiL/Newberg campus

Undergraduate students who participate will be eligible for five SpiL/chapel elective attendance credits.

Contact Rus St. Cyr at for more information.

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