UNW Chapel Morning chapels from University of Northwestern – St. Paul

September 29, 2016  

Jenna Thompson, Spiritual Formation Associate, leads UNW chapel into a time of intercessory prayer over six areas: friendships, families, the United States nation, UNW campus, UNW president and cabinet, and the world as a whole. This audio recording includes a 20-minute time of silence designated for prayer. 

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September 26, 2016  
Amanda Cornelius, founder and owner of the mental health clinic Wellspring Group in New Brighton, MN, speaks in UNW chapel as a part of Friendship Week. This themed week focused on relationships and friendships in general. Amanda spoke on four elements that will help take relationships to a deeper level. Towards the end of her message (18:58), Amanda emphasizes the power of empathy and the role it plays in friendships through the following link: https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability?language=en.

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September 20, 2016  

UNW President Alan Cureton encourages students in prayer chapel to live based off of Micah 6:8, "He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God." In response, Nina Barnes reads Luke 10:25-37 and leads students into a time of prayer. This chapel includes about ten minutes of silence to reflect and pray.

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September 20, 2016  

Lead Pastors of Grove Community Church, Josh and Katie Krehbiel, speak in chapel as a part of Homecoming Week about their time as students in UNW and how it has driven their passion for the Lord. 

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September 19, 2016  

Ryan Daniel, UNW alum and reggae/hip hop artist, shares his journey in chapel as a part of Homecoming Week. During his message, Ryan Daniel references one of his songs, "Battle Cry:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noRQ9_SWLKY.

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September 13, 2016  

Chris Bechtel, Campus Pastor of River Valley Church in Shakopee, shares a message on identity from Matthew 3:13-17 as a part of Identity Week. 

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September 12, 2016  

Nina Barnes, Dean of Spiritual Formation, shares a part of her story during Identity Week and speaks about being sustained by knowing God's love. By looking into several passages of Scripture, Nina then discusses how the fruit of spiritual formation is loving and living more like Jesus.

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September 8, 2016  

Jenna Thompson, Spiritual Formation Associate, leads UNW chapel into a time of practicing "Lectio Divina" with Psalm 63:1-5. This practice includes times of silence and reflection.

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September 6, 2016  

Mary March, Connections and Community Life Pastor at New City Covenant Church, shares from 2 Corinthians 5:15-20 on how to reorient one's life to live for their specific purpose as Christ's followers.

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September 1, 2016  

UNW staff members Paul Bradley, Nina Barnes, and April Stensgard discuss spiritual gifts, strengths, and seeing God as the ultimate creator and designer. 

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