Calendar of Events

Autumn Quarter 2021

All programs will convene in person during the fall quarter. Due to the pandemic, we regret that no outside reservations are possible at this time. Download pdf version of schedule.


Monday, September 27 
6:00 pm    Opening Chapel: Rachel Abdoler, PhD student in the History of Christianity and Disciples Divinity House Scholar
6:45 pm    Gathering / “Sherry Hour”
7:00 pm    Dinner 

Monday, October 4       

4:30 pm    Disciples History and Thought: W. Clark Gilpin, Margaret E. Burton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the History of Christianity and Theology, The Divinity School
6:00 pm      Dinner, followed by s’mores in the backyard, weather and construction permitting
7:30 pm      House meeting       

Monday, October 11          
6:00 pm      Dinner
7:00 pm      Forum: Ernest Wong, landscape architect and founding Principal, site design group. He is a lifelong Hyde Park/Kenwood resident and Vice Chair, Commission on Chicago Landmarks.

Monday, October 18    
6:00 pm      Dinner
7:00 pm      Forum: Sarah Pierce Taylor, Assistant Professor, The Divinity School. Her research focuses on gender and emotion in premodern religion in South India. She will be speaking about her current work.

Friday, October 22 – Saturday, October 23
Board of Trustees meets (hybrid meeting)

Monday, October 25    
6:00 pm      Dinner
7:00 pm      Forum: Teresa Hord Owens, General Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, on . She will be reflect on leading a denomination through a pandemic: what endures, what is changing, what is emerging?

Monday, November 1   
6:00 pm      Chapel: Benny VanDerburgh, MDiv student and Disciples Divinity House Scholar
7:00 pm      Dinner  

Monday, November 8   
5:15 pm      [for Disciples students] Sarah Renfro, Area Director for the Pension Fund of the Christian Church.
6:00 pm    Dinner
7:00 pm.     Forum: Kimberly Redding, Associate Professor of History, Carroll University, and fall DDH resident, speaking about her work.

Monday, November 15
6:00 pm      Dinner
7:00 pm      Forum: Kristel Clayville, The Pandemic Chaplain. A PhD alumna of DDH and the Divinity School, she teaches Ethics, AI and Society, and Bioethics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Monday, November 22 
Thanksgiving week -  no dinner or program

Monday, November 29 
6:00 pm      Chapel: Meditations for Advent and the Holidays
7:00 pm      Dinner

Monday, December 6   
Finals week – no dinner or program

Upcoming events

October 22-23, 2021
Board of Trustees meeting

April 22-23, 2022
Board of Trustees and Alumni/ae Council meetings

October 21-22, 2022
Board of Trustees meeting