Please note that the events that are bolded are mandatory for you to attend. Try as much as possible to plan your flights accordingly, even if it means arriving earlier. If you cannot attend any of these compulsory events, please contact the registrar, director of sessions, or the IWS office with your reasons.
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Wednesday, January 4
Morning Arrival/Airport pick-up (for international students, as requested)
11:30 a.m. New Student Registration begins
12:00 p.m. New Student Orientation begins in room E-4 (please see the map) (compulsory for new students). Snacks will be available at the orientation. There are places around the campus where you can get something to eat.
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. New Students (MWS 501 and DWS 701) meet their professors and continue to their classes.
3:30 p.m. Presidential Address in the Sanctuary (Compulsory)
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Choir rehearsal in the choir room.
The library and student lounge will be available to you prior to the opening convocation.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Supper (Opening barbeque dinner – Fellowship Hall)
6:30 p.m. Opening Convocation (Compulsory)
8:30 p.m. Welcome Meet & Greet – Sanctuary/Narthex
Thursday, January 5
7:00 a.m. Morning prayer (All Saints Episcopal Church – 3 doors south of HAB)
7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Fellowship Hall)
8:30 a.m. Morning Worship in the Sanctuary (Compulsory)
9:00 a.m. Morning class session
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Fellowship Hall)
1:15 p.m. Afternoon class sessions
4:15 p.m. Free time
5:30 p.m. Supper (Fellowship Hall)
6:30 p.m. Practicum Lab for 703-P students
Friday, January 6
7:00 a.m. Morning prayer (All Saints Episcopal Church – 3 doors south of HAB)
7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Fellowship Hall)
8:30 a.m. Morning Worship in the Sanctuary (Compulsory)
9:00 a.m. Morning class session
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Fellowship Hall)
1:15 p.m. Afternoon class sessions
4:15 p.m. Free time
4:30 p.m. Practicum rehearsal (703-P students)
5:30 p.m. Supper (Fellowship Hall)
6:30 p.m. 703-P Practicum Presentations (all DWS Students & DWS Faculty attend), MWS Practicum Service (all MWS Students & MWS Faculty attend) – HAB Chapel, D-Block
8:00 p.m. Practicum Lab for 702-P students
Saturday, January 7
7:00 a.m. Morning prayer (All Saints Episcopal Church – 3 doors south of HAB)
7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Fellowship Hall)
8:30 a.m. Morning Worship in the Sanctuary (Compulsory)
9:00 a.m. Morning class session
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Classes will be called one after the other to come for their lunch in D3)
1:15 p.m. Afternoon class sessions
4:15 p.m. Free time. (There will be no dinner, no evening practicum presentations)
4:30 p.m. Practicum Planning (for 704-P students)
5:00 – 7:30p.m. International Students’ hangout. 11056 Riverport Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32223, USA. You can go there directly after classes are over. It’s always fun!
Sunday, January 8
No scheduled morning activities. A list of suggested area churches will be provided; students are encouraged to visit a church from a different tradition.
2:00 – 4:30p.m. Kintsugi workshop (Non-Compulsory). Join artist and DWS 801 student Kurt Caddy as he leads the workshop – Kintsugi: A Visual Lament. Participants will learn the basic steps to mending a hand-thrown tea bowl. Join him on the journey from brokenness to beauty. Please fill out this survey if you would like to attend. It is a free workshop, but each participant can give to the event; this will help offset some costs relating to putting the workshop together, such as shipping pottery materials. You can send an email if you have any questions.
Monday, January 9
7:00 a.m. Morning prayer (All Saints Episcopal Church – 3 doors south of HAB)
7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Fellowship Hall)
8:30 a.m. Morning Worship in the Sanctuary (Compulsory)
9:00 a.m. Morning class session
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Fellowship Hall)
1:15 p.m. Afternoon class sessions
4:15 p.m. Free time
4:30 p.m. Practicum rehearsal (702-P students)
5:30 p.m. Supper (Fellowship Hall)
6:30 p.m. 702-P Practicum Presentations (all DWS Students & DWS Faculty attend – Sanctuary)
8:00 p.m. Practicum Lab for 704-P students
Tuesday, January 10
7:00 a.m. Morning prayer (All Saints Episcopal Church – 3 doors south of HAB)
7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Fellowship Hall)
8:30 a.m. Morning Worship in the Sanctuary (Compulsory)
9:00 a.m. Morning class session
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Fellowship Hall)
1:15 p.m. Afternoon class sessions
4:15 p.m. Free time
4:30 p.m. Practicum rehearsal (704-P students)
5:30 p.m. Supper (Fellowship Hall)
6:30 p.m. 704-P Practicum Presentation: Service of Healing and Communion (for the whole IWS Community)
Wednesday, January 11
7:00 a.m. Morning prayer (All Saints Episcopal Church – 3 doors south of HAB)
7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Fellowship Hall)
8:30 a.m. Final class session
10:15 a.m. Concluding worship in the Sanctuary (Compulsory)
11:00 a.m. Lunch (bag lunches are available if you must leave immediately following worship – please request in advance)