Gather for these Holy Week services

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

In remembrance of Holy Week, the Office for Spiritual Life will be offering the following worship gatherings. All are welcome!

Holy Week Chapel
Join us on Tuesday, April 16, from 10:50 to 11:40 a.m. as we remember the events from Palm Sunday to Good Friday. The university choir will be leading us in music worship. 

Shalom
Join us on Tuesday, April 16, at 9 p.m. in Canyon Commons as we discuss the events of Holy Week and their implications for discipleship, wholeness, and the spread of the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus.

Stations of the Cross
On Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium we offer an opportunity to experience student-created Stations of the Cross and participate in an extended time of worship through music led by our Vespers band.

Maundy Thursday
Join us for an informal celebration on Thursday, April 18, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Bauman Green Room as we worship and take communion together. 

Good Friday and Easter Sunday
Join one of our wonderful area churches for worship and celebration. If you need help finding a place to go, glance at our list of area churches. 

Feel free to contact the university pastors at spirituallife@georgefox.edu to help you find a place to worship or with any questions.

Come to presentation on the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

We have the privilege of hosting Sonny Ramaswamy, president of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, this Thursday, April 18. Gather to hear his presentation from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101-103 and ask questions as he shares the work of the commission.

Questions? Contact Linda Samek at lsamek@georgefox.edu.

Come to George Byrtek’s retirement celebration this Wednesday

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Join us to celebrate George Byrtek’s retirement celebration this Wednesday, April 17, in Portland Center 155 from 3 to 5 p.m. We will gather to recognize his many endeavors and accomplishments from his 28 years of service to our degree completion program.

Questions? Contact Courtney Elrod at celrod@georgefox.edu.

Graduates: Sign up to receive veteran honor cord

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

We would like to honor you for your service. If you are a veteran who will be graduating this spring or summer semester and you would like to wear a red, white and blue honor cord to signify your veteran status, then we ask that you sign into your George Fox email and complete the form at this link.

If you do not complete the form, a cord cannot be issued. You may submit your forms now through Friday, April 26.

Questions? Contact Sherri Moore at smoore@georgefox.edu.

Gather for “turning of the page” event featuring the Saint John’s Bible

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

All are welcome to attend an interactive “turning of the page” event featuring, for the first time, six volumes of the Saint John’s Bible, Heritage Edition. The event will take place Tuesday, April 16, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library Special Collections Room.

The event will include an introduction by Paul Anderson, followed by time to explore and view a turning of the page for each volume, focusing on the spiritual and artistic masterpieces within this historic integration of Christianity and culture. For more information, visit our website.

The Heritage Edition is a fine art edition of the original Saint John’s Bible, a modern hand-written and illuminated Bible. Created under the direction of Donald Jackson, these limited editions are being shared in communities around the world.

Questions? Email library@georgefox.edu.

Gather for these Holy Week services

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

In remembrance of Holy Week, the Office for Spiritual Life will be offering the following worship gatherings. All are welcome!

Holy Week Chapel
Join us on Tuesday, April 16, from 10:50 to 11:40 a.m. as we remember the events from Palm Sunday to Good Friday. The university choir will be leading us in music worship. 

Shalom
Join us on Tuesday, April 16, at 9 p.m. in Canyon Commons as we discuss the events of Holy Week and their implications for discipleship, wholeness, and the spread of the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus.

Stations of the Cross
On Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium we offer an opportunity to experience student-created Stations of the Cross and participate in an extended time of worship through music led by our Vespers band.

Maundy Thursday
Join us for an informal celebration on Thursday, April 18, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Bauman Green Room as we worship and take communion together. 

Good Friday and Easter Sunday
Join one of our wonderful area churches for worship and celebration. If you need help finding a place to go, glance at our list of area churches. 

Feel free to contact the university pastors at spirituallife@georgefox.edu to help you find a place to worship or with any questions.

Gather for ‘Turning of the Page’ event featuring the ‘Saint John’s Bible’

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

All are welcome to attend an interactive “Turning of the Page” event featuring, for the first time, six volumes of the Saint John’s Bible, Heritage Edition. The event will take place Tuesday, April 16, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library Special Collections Room.

The event will include an introduction by Paul Anderson, followed by time to explore and view a turning of the page for each volume, focusing on the spiritual and artistic masterpieces within this historic integration of Christianity and culture. For more information, visit our website.

The Heritage Edition is a fine art edition of the original Saint John’s Bible, a modern hand-written and illuminated Bible. Created under the direction of Donald Jackson, these limited editions are being shared in communities around the world.

Questions? Email library@georgefox.edu.

Gather for George Byrtek’s retirement celebration next Wednesday

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Join us to celebrate George Byrtek’s retirement celebration next Wednesday, April 17, in Portland Center 155 from 3 to 5 p.m. We will gather to recognize his many endeavors and accomplishments from his 28 years of service to our degree completion program.

Questions? Contact Courtney Elrod at celrod@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Human-AI culture

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

A Doctor of Ministry student is conducting a research survey on a potentially mixed culture between humans and humanoid-AI robots (human-AI culture).

This survey is fun to join since there is no right or wrong answer, and it only takes two minutes to fill out. Your imagination will not only be helpful for this research, but will also take you on an adventure into the new world of humanity blended with AI technology and cyborgs in the next few decades.

If you have any questions, please contact Hoa Huu Nguyen at hnguyen07@georgefox.edu.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Graduates: Sign up to receive veteran honor cord

Sunday, April 7th, 2019

We would like to honor you for your service. If you are a veteran who will be graduating this spring or summer semester and you would like to wear a red, white and blue honor cord to signify your veteran status, then we ask that you sign into your George Fox email and complete the form at this link.

If you do not complete the form, a cord cannot be issued. You may submit your forms now through April 26.

Questions? Contact Sherri Moore at smoore@georgefox.edu.

Come to ‘Rethinking Azusa: If It Wasn’t for the Women’ lecture tonight

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

The William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Rethinking Azusa: If It Wasn’t for the Women,” presented by professor and author Keri Day, tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Day, an associate professor of constructive theology and African American religion at Princeton Theological Seminary, will present a moving examination of the Azusa Street Revival of 1906 to 1915 and powerfully weave her talk into the contemporary concerns of today.

Day’s teaching and research interests are in womanist/feminist theologies, social critical theory, cultural studies, economics, and Afro-Pentecostalism. She is the author of Unfinished Business: Black Women, The Black Church, and the Struggle to Thrive in America (2012) and Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives (2015).

She is at work on her third book manuscript, which explores how early Pentecostalism contributes to the religious and democratic imagination. In 2017, she was recognized by ABC News as one of six black women at the “center of gravity” in theological education in America.

For more information about the event, click here. Questions? Contact Nancy Schifferdecker at nschifferdecker@georgefox.edu.

Fill out market research survey about earbuds

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Do you use your earbuds every day? How do you like your earbuds? Would you like to help improve the general products and service of the earbuds industry? Please help some MBA students by filling out this survey about earbuds.

Questions? Contact Jeff Zhao at jzhao17@georgefox.edu for more information.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Graduates: Sign up to receive veteran honor cord

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

We would like to honor you for your service. If you are a veteran who will be graduating this spring or summer semester and you would like to wear a red, white and blue honor cord to signify your veteran status, then we ask that you sign into your George Fox email and complete the form at this link.

If you do not complete the form, a cord cannot be issued. You may submit your forms now through April 26.

Questions? Contact Sherri Moore at smoore@georgefox.edu.

All invited to ‘Rethinking Azusa: If It Wasn’t for the Women’ lecture this Thursday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Rethinking Azusa: If It Wasn’t for the Women,” presented by professor and author Keri Day, this Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Day, an associate professor of constructive theology and African American religion at Princeton Theological Seminary, will present a moving examination of the Azusa Street Revival of 1906 to 1915 and powerfully weave her talk into the contemporary concerns of today.

Day’s teaching and research interests are in womanist/feminist theologies, social critical theory, cultural studies, economics, and Afro-Pentecostalism. She is the author of Unfinished Business: Black Women, The Black Church, and the Struggle to Thrive in America (2012) and Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives (2015).

She is at work on her third book manuscript, which explores how early Pentecostalism contributes to the religious and democratic imagination. In 2017, she was recognized by ABC News as one of six black women at the “center of gravity” in theological education in America.

For more information about the event, click here. Questions? Contact Nancy Schifferdecker at nschifferdecker@georgefox.edu.

Use the library’s Flipster app to read magazines

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Did you know that the library has an app for reading popular magazines on the go?

Download the Flipster app (Android, iOS) and enjoy popular magazines like The New Yorker, Popular Science, Writer’s Digest, ARTnews, Inc., Christianity Today and more right from your personal devices! Flipster is available for use on a desktop, tablet or phone. For more information, click here.

Questions? Contact us at library@georgefox.edu.

Plan to attend George Byrtek’s retirement gathering April 17

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Join us to celebrate the retirement of George Byrtek! We will gather to recognize his many endeavors and accomplishments throughout his 28 years of service to our degree completion program.

Plan to gather with us at the Portland Center on Wednesday, April 17, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact Courtney Elrod at celrod@georgefox.edu.

Watch videos of this semester’s ‘Real Conversations’

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

If you were unable to attend either of the spring semester’s “Real Conversations” and are interested in watching, use the links below to access the full videos. Please note: You must be logged in to your @georgefox.edu G Suite account to access.

Click this link for the video on emergency preparedness. Click here for the healthy relationships presentation.

Questions? Contact Brett Meyers at bmeyers@georgefox.edu.

Students invited to shop at Adidas Employee Store through Friday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Adidas has invited George Fox students to shop at the Adidas Employee Store now through Friday, April 5.

What You Get Access To
Employee pricing (typically 50 percent off regular retail pricing).

Instructions on How to Participate

  • This invite is non-transferable, but you can bring your family and friends with you (up to four guests per person, per visit)
  • Bring the invite with you to the store reception desk (or show the invite on your mobile phone) for entry and again at checkout
  • Show your George Fox University student ID (options listed on invite)

Location and Hours
Adidas Employee Store
2701 N.W. Vaughn St., Suite 209, Portland
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Click this link to download or print the pass.

Survey: Waterproof Jackets

Friday, March 29th, 2019

We are a team of George Fox full-time MBA students studying the market for lightweight, waterproof jackets (rain jackets). If you are 25 or younger and have purchased a rain jacket in the last four years, please help us out with our research by taking this online survey!

This survey should take you no longer than five to 10 minutes, and all responses are anonymous. Thank you for participating; your anonymous responses help us out tremendously!

Questions? Contact Rachel Chlebnikow (rchlebnikow18@georgefox.edu).

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Plan to attend Keri Day lecture on April 4

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

The William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Rethinking Azusa: If It Wasn’t for the Women,” presented by professor and author Keri Day, on Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Day, an associate professor of constructive theology and African American religion at Princeton Theological Seminary, will present a moving examination of the Azusa Street Revival of 1906 to 1915 and powerfully weave her talk into the contemporary concerns of today.

Day’s teaching and research interests are in womanist/feminist theologies, social critical theory, cultural studies, economics, and Afro-Pentecostalism. She is the author of Unfinished Business: Black Women, The Black Church, and the Struggle to Thrive in America (2012) and Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives (2015).

She is at work on her third book manuscript, which explores how early Pentecostalism contributes to the religious and democratic imagination. In 2017, she was recognized by ABC News as one of six black women at the “center of gravity” in theological education in America.

For more information about the event, click here. Questions? Contact Nancy Schifferdecker at nschifferdecker@georgefox.edu.

Note: Chapel credit is available for students.