University of Evansville and Methodist Temple Partner for Expanded Religious Life Offerings

first_imgThe University of Evansville has partnered with Methodist Temple to provide expanded religious life offerings that are further integrated into the student experience. The partnership includes shared clergy and a newly created organizational structure that is integrated into both the Center for Student Engagement and the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.“This new organizational structure allows us to uphold our longstanding commitment to inclusivity and rich interfaith dialogues while determining the best opportunities of spiritual growth for all of our students,” said UE president Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz.Shared clergy include JillAnn Knonenborg, Methodist Temple’s Associate Pastor, as well as Lead Pastor, Andy Payton.Knonenborg will serve as UE’s Director of Religious Life beginning this fall. She will work collaboratively with the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Center for Innovation and Change, and campus service organizations such as UE Habitat for Humanity. She will also develop programming to promote an inclusive environment, coordinate UE’s Alternative Spring Break, advocate for social justice issues, and identify alternative worship experiences that best align with student needs. Knonenborg graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., with a Master of Divinity and recently moved to Evansville.Payton will serve as the University Chaplain to preside at official ceremonies such as convocation, baccalaureate, and commencement and will serve as the liaison with the United Methodist Church. He will also coordinate the annual Vespers and Christmas worship services, as well as the Edgar M. McKown Lecture and associated worship service. Payton graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a degree in Communications and went on to seminary at Christian Theological in Indianapolis where he obtained a Master of Divinity.“Both JillAnn and Andy bring a fresh perspective to our campus community,” said Pietruszkiewicz. “I look forward to watching our students grow under their leadership.”The Newman Center will continue to offer Catholic masses in Neu Chapel, and a newly created campus worship experience will be announced in the fall semester. Students are encouraged to consider opportunities within the community to participate in worship services. Neu Chapel will continue to be available to the community for weddings and other outside rentals.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Ocean City Police Activity Report: April 12 to 18

first_imgApril 18, 2015: Saturday Calls for service: 102Motor Vehicle Stops: 47Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 24Alarms: 2The Police Department assisted with 2 fire and 8 EMS callsDWI, Route 52, one in custody, at 7:58amAssault, 600 block Wesley Ave., at 5:22pmDomestic violence, 3200 block Haven Ave., at 7:28pm PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS:Just a reminder that it is a violation of a City Ordinance to have dogs on the boardwalk anytime during the year.City Ordinance 87-17sec.4-32 prohibits any Boat/Trailer over 22 feet in overall length from being parked on a city street. Any boat/trailer less than 22 feet in overall length can only remain on a city street for three consecutive days. Officers will be issuing summons and towing boats/trailers for any observed violations. Ocean City Police Department April 17, 2015: FridayCalls for service: 72Motor Vehicle Stops: 23Motor Vehicle Accidents: 2Property Checks: 26Alarms: 2The Police Department assisted with 2 fire and 1 EMS callsMotor vehicle accident, 1700 block Simpson Ave., at 9:34amWarrant, Route 52, one in custody, at 12:48pmMotor vehicle accident, 600 block Asbury Ave., at 2:10pmWarrant, 3800 block West Ave., one in custody, at 8:35pm April 14, 2015: TuesdayCalls for service: 63Motor Vehicle Stops: 17Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 23Alarms: 0The Police Department assisted with 2 fire and 2 EMS callsTrespassing, 700 block 11th St., at 12:01amWarrant, 900 block Haven Ave., one in custody, at 2:45pmHarassment, 800 block 8th St., at 6:23pmVerbal, 1100 block Asbury Ave., at 6:45pmCDS, 1400 block West Ave., one in custody, at 11:09pm April 12, 2015: Sunday                                                Calls for service: 38Motor Vehicle Stops: 9Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 11Alarms: 1The Police Department assisted with 5 Fire and 4 EMS callsDomestic violence, 2100 block Haven Ave., at 9:08amTheft, 1100 block Bay Ave., at 12:55pmTheft, 800 block 8th St., at 1:28pmCDS, 800 block Central Ave., one in custody, at 2:23pm April 13, 2015: Monday Calls for service: 94Motor Vehicle Stops: 29Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 31Alarms: 2The Police Department assisted with 2 Fire and 2 EMS callsWarrant, unit block Bay Ave, one in custody, at 10:54amWarrant, 34th Street, one in custody, at 7:44pmCDS, 900 block Simpson Ave., one in custody, at 11:36pm April 16, 2015: ThursdayCalls for service: 69Motor Vehicle Stops: 27Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 12Alarms: 2The Police Department assisted with 4 fire and 3 EMS callsTheft, 400 block Haven Ave., at 7:00pm OCEAN CITY POLICE SUMMARIZED WEEK’S ACTIVITIESApril 12 – 18, 2015Calls for Service: 503Daily Average: 72 April 15, 2015: WednesdayCalls for service: 65Motor Vehicle Stops: 22Motor Vehicle Accidents: 1Property Checks: 18Alarms: 3The Police Department assisted with 2 fire and 2 EMS callsShoplifting, 1200 block West Ave., one in custody, at 8:51amMotor vehicle accident, 900 block Asbury Ave., at 3:20pmlast_img read more