Invitations from God – January 2021 Chapel Series

For the January 2021 intensive session, IWS Chaplain Dr. Nancy Nethercott, Associate Chaplain Rev. Dr. Walter Brown, and special guests Rev. Dr. B.J. Hutto (Senior Pastor, Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church) and Dr. Emily Vermilya (DWS alumna and former MWS professor) led the IWS community during the January 2021 online intensive session to reflect on the invitations we all receive from God.

The videos below contain the chapel message from each day’s speaker. To watch the devices in their entirety, and for more media related to the January intensive, check out this YouTube playlist.

The Invitation to be Known

IWS Chaplain Nancy Nethercott begins the January 2021 Chapel Series with her talk “The Invitation to be Known.”

The Invitation to Embrace Wisdom

Rev. Dr. Walter M. Brown delivers a timely word on the importance of wisdom and how we might go about embracing wisdom in the church and world.

The Invitation to be Present

Dr. Nancy Nethercott welcomes us to accept the invitation to be fully present with God, and leads an exercise in visio divina using artwork from Barbara Schwarz, SJ.

The Invitation to Participate

Dr. Emily Vermilya (DWS, ‘14) helps us to recognize how God invites us to participate in the divine life, and what that means.

The Invitation to Come and See what God has Done

Rev. Dr. B.J. Hutto, pastor of IWS host Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, helps us understand what happens when we accept the invitation to “Come and See what God Has Done.”

The Invitation to Linger

Dr. Nancy Nethercott closes the January 2021 chapel series with the “Invitation to Linger.”