All invited to join in MLK day of service on Jan. 15

The entire university community is invited to join the Office for Spiritual Life for a morning of community service and reflection on MLK Day 2024!

On the first day of our 2024 “Spring Faith Into Action” Week (Jan. 15-20), the spiritual life office would like to invite students and employees to join us for a day of community service with SOLVE in Portland.

The event is set for MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 15. Please complete this form to register.

The day plan will be as follows:

  • 9 a.m.: Continental breakfast and departure from SpiL (Barclay) House
  • 9-9:45 a.m.: Listening, reflecting and discussing sermon/speech by Dr. MLK Jr.
  • 9:45 a.m.: Meeting at Irving Park in Portland for orientation
  • 10 a.m.: Join SOLVE for MLK Day service project
  • Noon: Lunch and discussion on service as an opportunity for spiritual connection and growth
  • 1:30 p.m.: “Walkabout” (prayer walk, reflection and practicing presence) on MLK Blvd
  • 1:30 p.m.: Debrief and drive back
  • 2:30 p.m.: Arrive back at SpiL/Newberg campus

Undergraduate students who participate will be eligible to receive five chapel-elective credits.

Contact Rus St. Cyr at for more information.

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