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September 2nd, 2018

  • Cultivating Spiritual Growth and Seed Planting at Lewis & Clark 6:30pm: Cultivating Spirituality at LC
    Everyone is welcome to join this inclusive interfaith gathering that will provide you with a chance to calm your spirit and learn about L&C’s opportunities for spiritual enrichment and growth.   
  • Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is nearby in Lake Oswego. 11:00am: Catholic Eucharist
    Meet new Catholic students and learn about the Catholic student community.  We will gather in front of campus safety and then carpool to the 11:30 a.m. mass at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.
  • 11:00am: NSO Chapel Service
    Join us for Christian worship and fellowship sponsored by the Pioneer Christian Fellowship.  The morning theme is “Keys to Spiritual Growth in College,” and students from all denominations and backgrounds are welcome.

August 31st, 2018

  • 7:15pm: NSO Shabbat Service
    Everyone is welcome to join in this joyous Jewish Shabbat service, followed by an Oneg Shabbat.  Hillel staff and returning students will lead Kabbalat Shabbat prayers.

May 4th, 2018

  • Baccalaureate is Friday, May 4th at 1 p.m. in Agnes Flanagan Chapel 1:00pm: Baccalaureate Celebration

    The annual Baccalaureate Celebration is an inspirational, interfaith event that features a keynote address, a student speaker, readings and prayers, and musical performances by members of the class of 2018.  Everyone in the Lewis & Clark community along with family members and friends are welcome to attend. 

    This year’s theme is “Roads of Resilience” and our keynote speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Bennett, 2018 Professor of the Year.  Her speech is titled “Reslience: Learning from the Past Four Years.”  Austin Merchant will introduce Dr. Bennett. 

    Hannah Selwyn will open the event with a welcome, and the program will feature jazz music by Jake Tompkins and Jonah Svihus, and a string ensemble with Lillian Vellom (conductor); Malena Evig, violin; Loren Naldoza, violin; Amanda Tugangui, viola; Nicholas Krieg, cello, and Jonah Svihus, bass.

    There will be prayers from Hamdan Alameri, James Daley, Miles French, and Aaron Schimmel, a spoken word performance by Christen Cromer, and a poetry reading by Mariah Ash and Maggie Burks.  The student speaker for our Baccalaureate will be Jackson Thein.  

    Finally, the program will feature a group of senior a cappella singers, including Sage Milestone, Sadie Bender Shorr, Myka Martin, Samuel Makikalli, Lindsey Clark, Arpana Nautiyal, Journie Ma-Johnson, Katie Hwang, Tatjana Nunez del Prado, and Helen Ippolito.

    A planning committee consisting of seniors Mariah Ash, James Daley, Hannah Selwyn, and Jackson Thein has organized this event along with Dean of Spiritual Life Mark Duntley

    Please contact any of the above committee members or Mark Duntley ( for more information.

  • 12:30pm: Friday Prayers
    The Muslim LC Community gathers for Friday Prayers.

April 29th, 2018

  • 8:30pm - 9:30pm: Full Moon Meditation

    We will meet in front of the south campus chapel, and weather permitting, meditate outside. Warm clothing is recommended. You are invited to bring something that reflects your way of honoring the full moon and it’s connotations of completing a cycle. All LC students invited. 

  • 11:00am: Campus-wide Chapel Service
    All are welcome to this campus-wide chapel service in Agnes Flanagan Chapel.  Sponsored by the Pioneer Christian Fellowship, this is a time of Christian music and worship. Contact John Werst ( or Tate Kelley ( for more information. 

April 27th, 2018

  • 12:30pm: Friday Prayers
    The Muslim LC Community gathers for Friday Prayers.

April 26th, 2018

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Weekly Yoga Nidra and Meditation
    Join us for yoga nidra and light ray meditations this term.  Open to all LC students, and you are welcome to drop in, or attend regularly.

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