Upcoming Events

(If Dates and Times are not indicated, they are still in the planning stages.  Check back or watch our Instagram for updates)

Weekly

The Voyagers Spirituality Group: Wednesdays 5:30-7pm Interfaith Room. Restarts Wednesday Jan 10th  A peer-led spirituality group for students seeking community who are interested in spirituality, meditation, and reflection.  We hope to provide a fun and safe environment for students to explore and share concepts surrounding spirituality, religion, and philosophy.  We wish to invite and inspire community and space which flowers ideas and perspectives.  Ultimately, this is an attempt to cultivate loving compassion and realize our oneness!

Knit Happens! Tuesdays 12:00-2:00pm Mitchell Hall Atrium Drop-by for knitting and conversation.  BYOP (Bring your own Project) or some supplies will be available.  

Connect4: Thursdays 4:00-5:30 210 Mitchell Hall a drop-in for students who are feeling isolated, like they haven’t found their people.  Each week we will have an activity to participate in and topics for conversation. 

Gathering of Remembrance: Join Imam Abdullah El-Asmar for a Spiritual evening or Qur’an, Hadith, Zikr and Rasheed’s.  Followed by coffee/tea, snacks and social hour. Every other Friday evening  5-7pm For more info email a.elasmar@queensu.ca

Islamic Studies Circle: A bi-weekly session that will focus on 3 aspects: How to Interpret Qur'an and seek Guidance through it based on our modern day lives and context, Learning the basics of the Elements of Worship in Islam, Deriving Knowledge and Wisdom from the Life of the Prophet and his Teachings. Fridays alternating with Gathering of Remembrance 

Study Breaks:  Watch our Instagram for Study breaks including Button Making, bocce, jigsaw puzzles, collaborative art, and more!

 

Monthly

Cooking with Grammas: An Intergenerational cooking program where seniors from the wider community and students work together to cook and share dinner.

Weaving our Lives (a collaboration with YH): a time for fibre arts and spiritual conversations

  • Wednesday February 14th 12-2
  • Wednesday February 28th 11-1
  • Wednesday March 28th 11-1
  • Wednesday April 10 12-2

Allies & Faith:  A peer led conversation series in collaboration with the Shift Project.  Open to students of faith and those interested in exploring their relationship with spirituality and allyship. 

  • February 26th Black History Month
  • March 11th Student Voices Week

Meaningful Meandering (wellness walks): A time for grounding and contemplation.

  • Friday March 8th 12:00-1:00 beginning on the front steps of Theological Hall

Interfaith Prayers for Peace: a monthly time of prayer around the many struggles and crises in our world.

  • Friday February 23rd 
  • Friday March 22nd
  • Friday April 26th

Peace of Mind: a monthly time of stillness, silence and comfort.

Crafternoons: Thursdays 1-3 210 Mitchell Hall Creative times for reflection and conversation

  • February 15
  • February 29
  • March 14
  • March 28

Small Group Support

Our Small groups are in person and require registration before joining.  Please email chaplain@queensu.ca for more information or to register.

Grief Group:  The Grief Group will offer six weeks of support for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Chaplain Heidi will work with the group to create a safe and brave space for sharing and listening. We will also explore ways to integrate our grief and loss into our lives. Mondays January 8th-February 12th  6:00-7:30pm.  Registration required: chaplain@queensu.ca

Students without Parents: (looking for a new name) An opportunity for connection and conversation for students who are separated from their parents through death, estrangement or other reasons. Registration required: chaplain@queensu.ca

Soup Monday

Feb

26

Monday

Bowl of orange soup topped with green herbs
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
210 Mitchell Hall Faith and Spiritual Life

Soup Monday

Weaving our Lives

Feb

28

Wednesday

rainbow embroidery floss in a heart shape
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Yellow House @207 Rideau (third floor)

Weaving our Lives

Monthly Grief Connection

Feb

28

Wednesday

A rock painted with the words "for those who have loved and lost"
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
210 Mitchell Hall Faith and Spiritual Life

Monthly Grief Connection

Crafternoon: DIY Journals

Feb

29

Thursday

desktop with markers, paints and sketchbook
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
210 Mitchell Hall Faith and Spiritual Life

Crafternoon: DIY Journals

Connect4: Lego!

Feb

29

Thursday

Lego minifigs on a crosswalk: 2 stormtroopers, darth vader and a bunny
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
210 Mitchell Hall Faith and Spiritual Life

Connect4: Lego!

Crafternoon: Plant Pots

Mar

07

Thursday

Coloured plant pots on blue and green shelves with a yellow wall in the background
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
210 Mitchell Hall Faith and Spiritual Life

Crafternoon: Plant Pots

Soup Monday

Mar

11

Monday

Bowl of orange soup with green herbs and a copper spoon
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
210 Mitchell Hall Faith and Spiritual Life

Soup Monday