New Student Week Events 2012

Religious Organizations
September 2012

Wednesday, September 19

3 PM     First Night 

Join other incoming students for a night of fun, information and companionship. Sleep at Sheil the night before the residence halls open. Can’t join us for the whole evening-feel free to stop by and join us for mass at 5:00 p.m. or a BBQ at 6:00

Sheil Catholic Center
2110 Sheridan Road
847 328-4648

Contact: Tim Higgins t-higgins@u.northwestern.edu

Friday, September 21

1-3 PM   Ice Cream Social

Bring a friend and stop by our tent on Sheridan Rd for all the free ice cream you can handle!

Sheil Catholic Center
2110 Sheridan Road
847 328-4648


1-3 PM  University Christian Ministry (United Methodist & Presbyterian)

Top off your own ice cream sundae and learn about opportunities to become part of UCM's Christian Community of Open Hearts, Open Minds. Whatever your faith, whatever your doubts, you are welcome here.

All events take place at
UCM
1834 Chicago Ave (next to Allison Hall)
847-864-2320

Contact: Rev. Julie Windsor Mitchell, Campus Minister
www.ucmnorthwestern.org
facebook page for university christian ministry 


TBA  Cru BBQ, Paintball, Bonfire, Capture the flag and more!

Real faith. Real relationships. Real impact.

check out our Cru website for updated and accurate information.

Contacts:
Nick Klohonatz nklohonatz@gmail.com
Emily Gerst emilygerst2013@u.northwestern.edu

www.nucru.com
facebook page for Cru


2-7 PM Reformed University Fellowship - Ice Cream Social

Take five and cool off in the midst of your busy day of welcome week events. Swing by the RUF ice cream stand, located in the heart of campus, to grab a snack and meet some folks involved in this vibrant Christian community at NU.

Kellogg Crosswalk (Sheridan Ave and Foster St, in front of the Jacobs Center)
Contact: Luke Miedema, RUF Campus Minister lukemiedema@gmail.com
573-639-9305
www.rufnorthwestern.org


7 PM Sheil Catholic Center - GYA Wine & Cheese

All new and returning graduate students welcome.

Sheil Catholic Center
2110 Sheridan Road
847 328-4648
www.sheil.northwestern.edu

Contact: Fr. John Kartje j-kartje@u.northwestern.edu

Saturday, September 22

TBA  Cru Tailgate

Enjoy hot dog and a burger before heading over together to cheer the Wildcats on to victory.

For more information check out www.nucru.com.

Contact: Emily Gerst emilygerst2013@u.northwestern.edu

Sunday, September 23

8:30 AM  Reformed University Fellowship - Breakfast @ Einstein’s

Meet for a quick breakfast and coffee before catching a free ride to Grace Presbyterian Church in Winnetka.

Einstein Bros Bagels 1745 Sherman (Corner of Clark and Sherman)

Contact: Luke Miedema, RUF Campus Minister lukemiedema@gmail.com
573-639-9305
www.rufnorthwestern.org


9 AM  Reformed University Fellowship - Rides to Grace Presbyterian Church

We pick up on the South side at 9 am from the circle drive at the end of University Pl and on the North side at 910 am from the Sergeant parking lot. Look for RUF signs! We return to campus by 11:30 am.

South: University Place
North: Sergeant Lot

Contact: Luke Miedema, RUF Campus Minister lukemiedema@gmail.com
573-639-9305
www.rufnorthwestern.org


9:30 AM Cru - Come walk over to church with us in Evanston area!

Make it back in time for SCAPE. Meet at Arch at 9:30am. There are several churches in the Evanston area.

Contact: Emily Gerst emilygerst2013@u.northwestern.edu


10 AM-12 PM  ACCESS Sunday Celebration

Come celebrate with us on Sunday morning! Join us as we worship, pray, study God’s word, and fellowship together to start off the week. Lunch will be provided as well before SCAPE. For more information, check out www.chicago.hmcc.net

Annenberg G15
Contact: Grace Lyu gracelyu2012@u.northwestern.edu
847-714-6981


11 AM Alice Millar Chapel Service

University Chapel service. New students and returning students are especially welcome. Learn about the exciting events and activities planned for this academic year. Sermon by Timothy Stevens, University Chaplain. 

NOTE: Audition for Chapel Choir! Contact Stephen Alltop, director of music, to set up an audition: 847-491-2299 or swa440@northwestern.edu

1870 Sheridan Road (Sheridan Road & Chicago Avenue)

Contact: Timothy Stevens, University Chaplain chaplain@ northwestern.edu 
847. 491-7256
www.northwestern.edu/religious-life
facebook page for alice millar chapel


9:30 AM, 11 AM, 5 PM  Sheil Catholic Center - Mass

Chapel is located on the first floor of the Sheil building.

Sheil Catholic Center
2110 Sheridan Road
847 328-4648
www.sheil.northwestern.edu

Contact: Fr. John Kartje j-kartje@u.northwestern.edu


10:30 AM University Lutheran Church - Sunday worship service followed by free brunch

New students and returning students are especially welcome. Find out about our many worship, service, and fellowship opportunities, meet other students, and have a delicious meal on us!

University Lutheran Church
2204 Orrington Ave (1 block west of Tech)
847-864-7849
www.ulcnorthwestern.org

Contacts:

Patty Hewitt, Pastor
pastorpattyhewitt@att.net
847-864-7849

Gwen Straeffer, Peer Minister
gwendolynstraeffer2014@u.northwestern.edu

Kayla Viets, Peer Minister
kaylaviets2013@u.northwestern.edu
913-980-4837
facebook page for university lutheran church


11 AM Church of the Redeemer at Northwestern - Sunday Morning Service

Church of the Redeemer at Northwestern is an Anglican fellowship that meets on campus. All are welcome to join us for our "ancient future" worship, small groups, discipleship, and other opportunities on campus. Our fellowship includes students from a variety of evangelical, non-denominational, and traditional Church backgrounds. Services are open to anyone and everyone!

Swift Hall Room 107 (2029 Sheridan Road) On campus, just North of the Library and Cresap Laboratory

Contact: Jens Notstad, Catechist jens.notstad@gmail.com
608.443.9100
http://groups.northwestern.edu/cotr/
facebook page for church of the redeemer at northwestern


9:30 PM Cru - Join us for a night of worship & free pizza!

Details TBA

Monday, September 24

9:30 AM Cru - Free Pancakes!

After Rock the Beach. Stop by, join in the party and have some free pancakes. For more information check out www.nucru.com.

Contact: Nick Klohonatz nklohonatz@gmail.com


3-6 PM Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) - Welcome BBQ

Join us for our annual welcome cookout on the Garrett Lawn and learn more about how you can get involved with RUF. Feel free to bring friends and look for the purple RUF banner!

Garrett Lawn Directly next to the Ford Building, 2133 Sheridan Rd (Chicago Ave. and Garrett Pl)

Contact: Luke Miedema, RUF Campus Minister lukemiedema@gmail.com
573-639-9305
www.rufnorthwestern.org


8 PM-12 AM ACCESS-Crazy Fun Night

Come out and enjoy a time of food and fun! We’ll have a load of games (video and otherwise), or if you’re in the mood to chill, we’ll have snacks and an ice cream bar. Either way, come take a break from the Wildcat Welcome craziness with us! For more information, check out www.chicago.hmcc.net

Location TBA

Contact: Grace Lyu gracelyu2012@u.northwestern.edu 
847-714-6981

Tuesday, September 25

Noon University Christian Ministry (United Methodist and Presbyterian) -  'Faith@NU - Making Spirituality and College Life Co-exist'

The life of an NU student can be hectic and cause many pre-college interests to get left behind, including religious beliefs. This lunch and discussion event at University Christian Ministry is an opportunity to talk to current NU students about exploring your faith in college and getting involved in religious events that interest you.

All events take place at UCM 1834 Chicago Ave (next to Allison Hall)

Contact: Rev. Julie Windsor Mitchell, Campus Minister
847-864-2320
www.northwestern.edu/ucm
www.ucmnorthwestern.org

facebook page for university christian ministry


4 PM-8 PM ACCESS Sports & BBQ

Enjoy the great weather as long as it lasts, and join us for some great food and sports! For more information, check out www.chicago.hmcc.net.

Location TBA

Contact Person: Grace Lyu gracelyu2012@u.northwestern.edu 
847-714-6981


10 PM Cru - Capture the Flag!

Burn off some energy, run around campus and capture the flag. For more information check out www.nucru.com.

Wednesday, September 26

11 AM-2 PM  University Lutheran Church - Free lemonade!

Stop by our table to grab some refreshing lemonade, free of charge, no strings attached!

In front of Tech on Sheridan Road
847-864-7849
www.ulcnorthwestern.org

Contacts:

Patty Hewitt, Pastor
pastorpattyhewitt@att.net
847-864-7849

Gwen Straeffer, Peer Minister
gwendolynstraeffer2014@u.northwestern.edu

Kayla Viets, Peer Minister
kaylaviets2013@u.northwestern.edu
913-980-4837
facebook page for university lutheran church


7-7:45 PM  University Lutheran Church - Outdoor prayer service

Join us for a brief, casual prayer service to relax and take a break from the stress of welcome week. All are welcome!

Location: TBA
(847) 864-7849
www.ulcnorthwestern.org

Contacts:

Patty Hewitt, Pastor
pastorpattyhewitt@att.net
847-864-7849

Gwen Straeffer, Peer Minister
gwendolynstraeffer2014@u.northwestern.edu

Kayla Viets, Peer Minister
kaylaviets2013@u.northwestern.edu
913-980-4837
facebook page for university lutheran church


8 PM ReJOYce in Jesus Campus Fellowship Bible Study

Start the year off right! Join us for anointed praise & worship and experience the power of God’s Word.

Parkes Hall, Room 222 1870 Sheridan Road (Sheridan Road & Chicago Avenue)

Contact: Andy Horn nu@rjcf.org
847-644-7762


8-10 PM Reformed University Fellowship - RUFondue

Feeling classy? Join RUF for a fondue dessert hang-out before classes begin. Its a great chance to reconnect with friends and for freshman to meet all of the upperclassmen.

1745 Orrington, Apt #2N. (The building with the red door across the street from Burger King). OR Meet at the Arch at 7:50 pm and walk with a group one block to the party!

Contact: Luke Miedema, RUF Campus Minister lukemiedema@gmail.com
573-639-9305
www.rufnorthwestern.org


8:30 PM Sheil Catholic Center - Catholic Undergrads Social/Bon Fire night

Sheil Catholic Center 2110 Sheridan Road
847 328-4648
www.sheil.northwestern.edu

Contact: Fr. John Kartje j-kartje@u.northwestern.edu


10:05 PM Sheil Catholic Center - Moonlight Mass & Eucharistic Adoration

Sheil Catholic Center 2110 Sheridan Road 
847 328-4648 
www.sheil.northwestern.edu

Contact: Fr. John Kartje j-kartje@u.northwestern.edu


10 PM Cru - Free ice cream!

Free ice cream, coming to a dorm near you! Hang out, enjoy ice cream and play games.
Location TBA-For more information check out www.nucru.com.

Contact: Nick Klohonatz nklohonatz@gmail.com

Thursday, September 27

8 AM-Noon - University Christian Ministry (United Methodist & Presbyterian) - Pancakes on the Lawn

Pancakes on the Lawn! On your first day of classes, stop our front yard and grab a pancake. We would love to have you join us for this friendly relaxed opportunity to get to know UCM students who love to discuss everything from softball to theology to the meaning of life.

All events take place at UCM 1834 Chicago Ave (next to Allison Hall)


9 PM Cru - Real Life. Our large group weekly meeting.

Come join over 100 students at our large group weekly meeting

Location: Fisk 217
Contact: Nick Klohonatz nklohonatz@gmail.com

For more information check out www.nucru.com.

Friday, September 28

5 PM Sheil Catholic Center - New & Returning Students BBQ

Everyone is welcome to join us, feel free to bring a friend.

Sheil Catholic Center 2110 Sheridan Road 
847 328-4648 
www.sheil.northwestern.edu

Contact: Fr. John Kartje j-kartje@u.northwestern.edu

Sunday, September 30

11 AM Alice Millar Chapel - University Chapel Service

University Chapel service. New students and returning students are especially welcome. Learn about the exciting events and activities planned for this academic year. Sermon by Timothy Stevens, University Chaplain

NOTE: Audition for Chapel Choir! Contact Stephen Alltop, director of music, to set up an audition: 847-491-2299 or swa440@northwestern.edu

1870 Sheridan Road (Sheridan Road & Chicago Avenue)

Contact: Timothy Stevens, University Chaplain chaplain@ northwestern.edu 
847. 491-7256
www.northwestern.edu/religious-life
facebook page for alice millar chapel


5:30 PM University Christian Ministry (United Methodist and Presbyterian) - Home-cooked dinner and informal worship

Every Sunday we gather for a home-cooked meal followed by informal worship in our living room. Join us for dinner, singing, prayer, scripture reading and a sermon

All events take place at UCM 1834 Chicago Ave (next to Allison Hall)

Contact: Rev. Julie Windsor Mitchell, Campus Minister
847-864-2320
www.northwestern.edu/ucm
www.ucmnorthwestern.org

facebook page for university christian ministry


9 PM Sheil Catholic Center - Mass & Social

All students invited to join us for Mass, followed by a social with free pizza and drinks.

Sheil Catholic Center 2110 Sheridan Road 
847 328-4648 
www.sheil.northwestern.edu

Contact: Fr. John Kartje j-kartje@u.northwestern.edu