REFLECTIONS

Alumni Reunion Service of Gratitude and Remembrance 2015

Reunion Service of Gratitude and Remembrance June 14, 2015 Williams Is Awesome Meg Bossong ’05   I want to preface this with my religious background. I was baptized Catholic, and one of my favorite early phrases, which I shouted from my stroller was “Jesus Christ!”, to the delight of my deeply faithful Catholic grandparents and

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Alumni Reunion Service of Gratitude and Remembrance 2013

June 9, 2013 – Thompson Memorial Chapel, Williams College   Reflections by Emily Rose (Martin) Proctor ’03 Genesis 32:3-6, 22-31   3 Jacob sent messengers before him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom, 4instructing them, ‘Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, “I have

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Lessons & Carols 2014 – Greeting by Fr. Gary Caster & Sermon by Rev. Dr. Richard Spalding

Lessons and Carols December 6-7, 2014 Greeting The truth is, we have been telling and re-telling this evenings’ lessons for such a long, long time that we have become well acquainted with the melodies and messages of the carols. And although we know the leading characters, supporting players and essential details of this ancient story,

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Convocation 2014 – 2015 (September 20, 2014)

Fall Convocation 2014 – 2015                                                                         September 20, 2014   Invocation “We do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.”  So says a text that is held sacred by two of this world’s many venerable traditions of spirit.[1] How much richer the ancient wisdom becomes

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Interfaith Spring Break Service Trip to TUSCALOOSA, AL 2013 ~ Student Reflections

Signs of the tornado’s destructive force were visible everywhere as we approached the work site.  Bits of broken furniture, glass, and plastic lay nestled among thistles and weeds; the landscape was dotted by the silhouettes of dead trees scraping against the wide expanse of the sky. And yet, in the midst of death, I heard

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2017 Coffin Prize Winners & Finalists Speeches-LISTEN!

LISTEN TO THE WILLIAM SLOANE COFFIN PRIZE FOR PASSIONATE PUBLIC SPEAKING FINALIST’S SPEECHES Congratulations to all of the 2017 finalists! This year’s winners of the Coffin Prize are: Spirituality & Faith:  Zoe Dutton ‘19, WINNER – Finding My Religion (speech not available) Social Justice & Activism: Valeria Sosa Garnica ‘19, WINNER- There Is None 2017 Spirituality & Faith Zoe

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