February 24-May 8, 2021: Wednesdays 3:15pm & Fridays 11:45am Wednesdays 3:15-4:30pm with Anne O’Connor, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher This introductory Iyengar Yoga class will examine what the practice of yoga is, and how it can serve as a foundation, guide, and inspiration for living. Alongside the weekly physical practice of… Continue reading »
WCJA Schmoozer — March 31, 2021 Main Events Zervices* NEW TIME Join us for Zervices (Zoom Shabbat Services) 6:00 pm ET every Friday! We use the Purple Valley Siddur, a prayer book developed by former Williams students. To get a pdf copy of the prayer book, please email… Continue reading »
Welcome Back! The Virtual Chaplains’ Office is open!
Hello students, we miss meeting you in person. Please contact us by email to schedule a virtual meeting or phone call.
The Rev. Valerie Bailey Fischer — [email protected]
Imam Sharif Rosen — [email protected]
Rabbi Seth Wax — [email protected]
Tracy Finnegan — [email protected]
Nancy Luczynski — [email protected]
Rev. Valerie’s Office Hours
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3 - 5 p.m., sign up for appointments with Rev. Valerie at my Google Calendar. Once you click on this link, click on an open appointment slot to sign up. To cancel an appointment slot you've already booked, leave this sign-up page and delete the event from your own calendar. If you would like to meet at another time, please email me at [email protected]
Thursdays Weekly Check-in: Thursday from 12 noon to 1 p.m.
Meeting ID: 959 1234 6985, Passcode: 178328
This is a Zoom meeting room for students to check in, visit with other Williams students and Rev. Valerie. Bring your breakfast, lunch, coffee or tea, depending on your time zone! No RSVP. necessary!
Rabbi Seth’s Virtual Office Hours
To set up a meeting with Rabbi Seth, please send him an email.
Imam Sharif’s Virtual Office Hours
Weekly Friday Reflections, @2pm EST
Tracy’s Virtual Office Hours
To set up a meeting with Tracy, please send her an email.
Nancy’s Office Hours
I am working from home and will be periodically checking email and voicemail remotely. If there is anything I can do to assist you in any way, please do not hesitate to contact me via email or call the office at 413-597-2483. Your voice message will automatically be sent to my computer here at home. Continue reading »
Rabbi Seth’s Words of Wisdom A short D’var Torah for Parshat Vayera by R. Seth Wax How reliable is our vision? How much do we really see? When we open our eyes, what is revealed to us? What do we have the capacity to take in and apprehend,… Continue reading »
All are invited to a modern adaptation of a monastic contemplative night prayer service on Sunday evenings at 8 – 9 p.m. during Lent, February 28 – March 28. Sign in at 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time for meet and greet and a brief explanation of… Continue reading »
Black Lives Matter -A Message from the Chaplains’ Office A Message from Fr John, May 17 A Message from Fr John, May 10 A Message from Fr John, May 3… Continue reading »
Update from the Protestant Chaplain, May 17 Update from the Protestant Chaplain May 10 Update from the Protestant Chaplain, May 3 Update from the Protestant Chaplain, April 26 Update from the Protestant Chaplain, April 19 Update from the Protestant Chaplain, April 12 Easter… Continue reading »
A note from Rabbi Seth, May 15 A note from Rabbi Seth, May 1 A note from Rabbi Seth, April 24 A note from Rabbi Seth, April 17 A note from Rabbi Seth, April 3 A note from Rabbi Seth, March 20… Continue reading »
Message from Imam Sharif Rosen, April 23 Message from Imam Sharif Rosen, April 12 Message from Imam Sharif Rosen, March 23 Message from Imam Sharif Rosen, March 13 Message from Imam Sharif Rosen, March 11… Continue reading »
Today, March 11, marks one year since Williams College went fully remote in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. To mark this important day in our shared history and experience, the bells of Thompson Memorial Chapel will ring at 10:40 AM. On Monday, March 15 at 12:30pm, the Chaplains’ Office will… Continue reading »