Spring Hill College to host Justice and Mission Week March 9-15

Mon, 03/03/2008 (All day)

Mobile, Ala. – The Spring Hill College Office of Campus Ministry will host Justice and Mission Week March 9-15, 2008. A variety of events will take place on campus focusing on hunger, poverty, racism and celebrating our diversity. Activities and events include:

March 9-15
Display of graphic art, depicting the theme “Renew the Face of the Earth,” by Spring Hill graphic design students will be displayed in the college’s cafeteria.

March 9-15
Food drive sponsored by Lambda Chi fraternity.

March 11
Life Source blood drive in the Lower Commons from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Troubadours’ Passion Play in the Rydex Commons at 9 p.m.

March 13
Sister Antona Ebo, FSM, will present “The Sisters of Selma – Memories & Challenges” at the monthly lecture of the Christus Theological Institute at 7 p.m. in Byrne Memorial Hall on the college’s campus. Antona Ebo, F.S.M. (Franciscan Sisters of Mary) was the first black nun to march in the1965 Selma-to-Montgomery marches. Ebo earned degrees in medical records lhughesistration, hospital executive development, and theology of health care ministry. She was one of the founding members of the National Black Sisters’ Conference and served as president, and received its 1989 Harriet Tubman Award.

March 15
Saturday in Service in Bayou La Batre – The continuation of important volunteer work Spring Hill College students have been performing in the community since Hurricane Katrina.

Other events of interest:
March 12
Lenten Reflections with Henri Nouwen as our guide, presented by Sue Mosteller, CSJ - St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7 p.m.

March 14
“Eyes Wide Open: The Cost of War to Alabama” exhibit – Memorial Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee

For more information on Justice and Mission Week, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at (251) 380-3495 or e-mail campusministry@shc.edu.