Upcoming Events 2014-15
In addition to our regular large group and small group meetings, including prayer and Bible study, CF hosts special gatherings to discuss challenging questions about faith and the law, interact with professors, hear from alumni, or partner with other student groups for dialogue or service. For more information on any of these events, join our Facebook group by clicking on the Facebook button above.
Sept. 14, 9:00pm - Dorm Prayer for the Week to Come @ Hastings Hall – Join us as we start the week with prayer! Whether you’re in a dorm, Harvard University Housing, or just live nearby, feel free to join our prayer group at Hastings Hall, in the Common Room in the Basement. There’s a side door into the Hastings basement accessible via the sidewalk between the church and Hastings. Come to that door when you get to Hastings and you’ll be let you in. Amanda Claire will be hosting this, so feel free to reach out to her if you need help getting into Hastings.
Sept. 18, 5:30pm - Welcome Picnic @ Holmes Field – Now that the 2/3Ls are back in class, and we expect to connect with a new batch of 1Ls through the Activities Fair, let’s all get connected as we enjoy a delicious picnic courtesy of our alums. There will be plenty of food so feel free to invite a friend!
Sept. 19, 5:30pm - Large Group w/Prof. Jack Goldsmith @ WCC 3019 – Join us as we hear from Jack Goldsmith, Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law, on work, life and faith. More details about the night will be added closer to the event so make sure to check back later. Afterwards we’ll grab dinner together.
Sept. 26, 5:30pm – Flourshing at HLS CF Panel @ WCC 3019. Craving insight into how to flourish as a Christian while at HLS? Come hear veterans in different life stages share from their experience. Felipe’s Burritos will be provided.
Much more to come. Stay tuned for future updates which will be posted soon.
Save the Date:
Sept. 27 - The Veritas Forum at Harvard: The American Dream? Money, God and the Pursuit of Happiness. This year’s forum will be held in historic Sanders Theatre. Joining us will be Stanford GSB Professor Charles Lee, to discuss faith, money, and success. His dialogue partner is Michael Puett, who teaches the third largest class at the college on, Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory . Rakesh Khurana, the new Dean of Harvard College and a Professor of Leadership at HBS will be moderating. CF will be planning a spin-off event specifically for Harvard Law School.
Oct. 2-5 – Liberty & Justice for All: The 2014 Christian Legal Society National Conference. Interested in connecting with other Christians in the law or eager to hear stimulating talks on how our faith and law go together? Join us for CLS’s annual national conference, which is being held in Boston this year. One of our staff advisors, Mike Schutt, will be heading up the law student part of the conference.
Oct. 10-12 – Feeding the Soul in Grad School: Boston Fall Grad Student Getaway. Want to connect with grad students throughout Boston, including all the other Harvard campuses (e.g. HBS, HKS, GSAS, etc.)? Would you like to be equipped to stay spiritually healthy through your time in grad school? Then join us at InterVarsity’s annual fall grad student getaway. We always max our retreat center out, so space is limited. Make sure to register early so you don’t miss out.
Recent Past Events:
Aug. 26, 11am-6pm – CF InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Chaplains @ 1L Registration. Want to get connected to the Christian community at HLS, to a local church, and to resources to help your faith grow deeper while on campus? Stop by the Chaplains table after you get your ID card and get plugged in.
Aug. 28, 2pm – FroYo & Faith: A CF Section Mate Outing @ Langdell Hall. Curious who are the other Christians in your section? Meet us in front of Langdell to find out and enjoy Berryline FroYo together on InterVarsity’s tab. Last year each section averaged around nine Christians each, so you don’t have to go it alone. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 30, 10am – Welcome Crêpe Brunch @ The Memorial Church, Buttrick Room, Harvard Yard. What better way to kick-off Labor Day Weekend than enjoying a scrumptious crêpe brunch as you get to know the other Christians at HLS. If you want to walk over with a group, meet in Harkness Commons by the ramp that leads to the Cafeteria at 9:50am. If going directly to Memorial Church, here’s a map of the yard and here’s a map of the whole university. Use the entrance to the right of the main entrance with stairs leading down to the lower level. RSVP to email@example.com.
Aug. 31, 8:30am – Coffee & Church Connection @ Student Org Room/Lounge. Looking for someone join you as you visit a church in the area? Come buddy up as we fill your tank with coffee and bagels and then send you off to find a church community where you can worship together.
Sept. 1, 9:00pm – Praying Together for the Start of the Semester @ Harvard Epworth United Methodist Church, between Pound & Hastings Hall. Anxious or excited (or both) about the start of your law school career? Join us as we lift up the semester in prayer and pray for each other. We’ll be meeting at the church right on campus. Their new pastor is also a Harvard Chaplain AND he’s an alum from our sister fellowship at HBS from awhile back.
Sept. 5, 4:30pm – Interfaith Welcome Picnic @ Holmes Field. Join us for our first interfaith welcome picnic. Expanding on from our collaboration on the first interfaith symposium last spring, we’re partnering with the Catholic Law Students Association, Jewish Law Students Association, Latter-day Saints Student Association, and the Muslim Law Students Association to host this event. Come meet 1Ls in the other faith communities on campus and build relationships across our groups that will make you law school experience that much richer.
Sept. 7, All Day – Church Visiting Day Pt. 2. Interested in checking out a new church or taking someone with you to your church on Sunday? Post up on our Facebook group. We’ll also aim to update our church list by Saturday to show who’s going to which church and what service on 9/7 along with their contact info.
Sept. 12, 5:30pm – 1st official large group @ WCC 3019 – Join us as we launch large group for the year. We’ll help you all get better acquainted, share some of our hopes and dreams for the semester, and give some context to the coming year.
Setp. 12, 8:00pm – 1st All Harvard Grad Worship Night @ Phillips Brooks House, Parlor Room – Want to meet the other Christians grad students at HBS, HKS, GSAS, etc.? Come and worship with us as we help you get connected with each other and refresh your soul with worship and fellowship.