Gregg Pavilion Spiritual Life Endowment
Endowment Purpose and Spending Criteria
This endowment is created and shall be applied to the purposes of the donor(s) as follows:
- The Gregg Pavilion Spiritual Life Endowment serves as an ongoing source of supplemental spiritual life program funding for the Lewis & Clark Office of Spiritual Life for programming and activities that might not otherwise be possible, and it is expected that many of these programs will take place in the Gregg Pavilion.
- The Gregg Pavilion Spiritual Life Endowment is designed to help promote personal and collective spiritual life experiences, along with opportunities for religious expression and gratitude. It provides the opportunity for the Lewis & Clark spiritual life staff to promote the intentional utilization of the Gregg Pavilion as a place for the kind of spiritual life programs, practices and activities that are better suited to a smaller space than the chapel sanctuary. These programs will ordinarily include things such as labyrinth walks, speakers and symposia, musical offerings with the Betty Balmer memorial piano, worship, contemplative prayer, guided and mindfulness meditation, and other spiritual practices.
- The annual spending rate is to be awarded by Director of Spiritual Life or his/her designee. If the Director of Spiritual Life position is vacant, the Vice President of Student Life will award the annual spending rate.
- Each year the Director of Spiritual Life will assemble a small advisory committee consisting of the Director, one additional spiritual life staff person, a student life staff colleague, and a student. The Committee will review the available resources and possible programs for the coming academic year and will create a plan for using the available financial resources. The Director of Spiritual Life will be responsible for managing and appropriating funds, and at each subsequent annual advisory committee meeting will provide the committee with a brief report of how the endowment funds have been used. Each year the Director of Spiritual Life will communicate by telephone and/or email with Sandy Osbome to provide an annual overview of the expenditures and programs, and to update her on plans for the upcoming year. An annual summary report, along with a description of the Gregg Pavilion Spiritual Life Endowment, will also be made available for public viewing on the Office of Spiritual Life’s institutional web page.
“I began my connection with the Agnes Flanagan Chapel in Fall 1968 when I arrived on the campus of Lewis & Clark College for my Freshman Year. I was assigned Forest Hall (Spruce) and remained there for 4 years with a direct view of the spire and the Chapel as I walked to my classes and to eat in Fields Dining Room, or go to the Bookstore.