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Yale Divinity Professor Speaker for Carmichael-Walling Lectures

The Carmichael-Walling Lectures will be held Thursdsay, Nov. 10, in Room 114 of the Biblical Studies Building at Abilene Christian University. The lecture series is sponsored by the university’s Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts. The lectures are free and open to the public. Dr. Harold W. Attridge of Yale Divinity School will give the 2022 Lectures on

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Christian Rally Against Hate

By LORETTA FULTON A different kind of hurricane is threatening the country, one that is just as destructive as Hurricane Ian that struck Florida, Abilene Christian University professor Jerry Taylor warns. “It is an emotional hurricane that is filled with the high velocity winds of hostility and the rising flood waters of racial violence,” said Taylor, an associate professor of

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Summit Emphsizes Community

By LORETTA FULTON Jennifer Schroeder kept hearing people say they were longing for community, so she did something about it. And she went big. Schroeder is the new director of Summit, which is celebrating its 116th year at Abilene Christian University. As director, Schroeder came up with an entirely new format with an emphasis on community since that what people

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ACU and McMurry Show Enrollment Increases; HSU Down

By LORETTA FULTON McMurry and Abilene Christian universities both saw enrollment increases for fall 2022, while Hardin-Simmons University recorded its third consecutive enrollment drop.  ACU, affiliated with the Churches of Christ, hit a record high for the fifth consecutive year. Total enrollment for fall 2022 is 5,731 students. The university saw increases in all key areas: undergraduate enrollment, graduate enrollment

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Colleges Open With Praise and Ritual

By LORETTA FULTON “You Are Here for a Reason.” That was the title of a message from McMurry University Chaplain Marty CashBurless during the opening chapel service, but it could easily have been the theme for similar ceremonies at Hardin-Simmons and Abilene Christian universities, as well. All three of Abilene’s universities opened the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 29. ACU

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Worship Services Will Welcome Students at ACU, HSU, and McM

By LORETTA FULTON New faces and new surroundings will greet students as they gather for their first worship services at Abilene’s three universities the week of Aug. 29. Classes begin Monday at Abilene Christian, Hardin-Simmons, and McMurry universities. All three are church-affiliated and have regularly scheduled chapel services.  At ACU, which is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, students will

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New Faulkner Center Offers Marriage, Family resources

Contact: Wendy Kilmer, wendy.kilmer@acu.eduDirector of Communications and Media Relations The Paul and Gladys Faulkner Center for Marriage and Family will provide speakers, events and other resources for the Abilene Christian University community as well as the local Abilene area and beyond. The center will be partially funded by the newly established Paul and Gladys Faulkner Center Endowment. Both the endowment

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Registration Open for ACU Summit

Contact: Wendy Kilmer, wendy.kilmer@acu.eduDirector of Communications and Media Relations Registration is now open for the fall event of ACU’s 116th year of Summit, Oct. 13-14, part of the new twice-a-year format designed to better serve church leaders. Each fall, a two-day gathering will coincide with ACU’s Homecoming weekend, and each spring, a two-day event will lead into Sing Song weekend.

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‘Legacy Unearthed’ a ‘God Thing’ for Producers

A LEGACY UNEARTHED What: “A Legacy Unearthed, a Documentary About Black History in Abilene”When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23Where: Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St.Admission: Donations requestedDetails: The film is presented in association with the ACU Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action and the Curtis House Cultural Center By LORETTA FULTON As a pastor, Andrew Penns knows the power

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