Homecoming and Family Weekend


Homecoming and Family Weekend

October 22-24, 2021

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Religious and Philosophical Services and Programs

Jumu’ah Prayer

Friday, October 22, 1:55 p.m., Cannon Chapel

Salaat Ul-Jumah also known as Friday prayers will be held in the sanctuary of Cannon Chapel. It is a congregational prayer that is established on the blessed day of Friday and is a highlight of week for many in the Emory Muslim community. It is followed by a communal celebration over conversation and refreshments. For questions and to RSVP please contact Muslim Religious Life Scholar at isam.vaid@emory.edu.

For questions, and to RSVP, please contact Dr. Isam Vaid, Muslim Religious Life Scholar, at isam.vaid@emory.edu

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Hindu Aarti

Friday, October 22, 5:00 p.m., Cannon Chapel Sanctuary

Aarti is a form of worship in which a lamp, typically an oil lamp, is circled around a symbol, image, or deity while singing prayers of veneration. Join us for an evening of community and reflection. For questions and to RSVP please contact Hindu Chaplain Shweta Chaitanya at shweta.chaitanya@emory.edu

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Shabbat at Chabad

Friday Night Live Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 22, 8:00 p.m., Chabad at Emory, 1526 North Decatur Road Atlanta, GA 30307

RSVP http://www.chabademory.org/events.htm?Family-Weekend-22. Sponsored by Chabad at Emory.


Shabbat Day

Saturday, October 23, 11:00 a.m. Services, 1:00 p.m. Lunch, Chabad at Emory, 1526 North Decatur Road Atlanta, GA 30307

RSVP http://www.chabademory.org/events.htm?Family-Weekend-22. Sponsored by Chabad at Emory. 

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Shabbat at Hillel

Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 22, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Hillel at Emory, 735 Gatewood Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322

Join us for a festive Shabbat dinner to kick off parents weekend! We invite you to join our students as we bring in Shabbat and welcome you to Emory University. This is also a great opportunity to meet other Jewish parents and learn about how parents can support their student's college experience by engaging with Emory Hillel. RSVP by Tuesday, October 19 here: https://hga.engage.hillel.org/events/75617912-c084-4c6e-9e92-5ca650ac0711 

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Parent’s Weekend Brunch

Sunday, October 24, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p. M., Hillel at Emory 

Before you go home and say goodbye to your student, join us for Brunch at Emory Hillel. We'll have bagels, lox, and all your brunch favorites. We'll give a brief presentation about Jewish life on campus and can answer any question that you have about your student's experience at Emory Hillel. RSVP by Thursday, October 21 here: https://hga.engage.hillel.org/events/8e06f554-1eec-4aef-bbb1-c2ee1980956c.

More information coming soon. Learn more about Hillel at Emory here: https://www.hillelsofgeorgia.org/emory
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Buddhist Meditation and Dharma Practice

Saturday, October 23, 11:00 a.m., Cannon Chapel 106

Join the Emory Buddhist community in a meditation and dharma practice led by Buddhist Chaplain Venerable Priya Sraman. The practice includes a brief group chant and meditation followed by dharma sharing while enjoying a shared meal. Our discussion will include the topic of full moon celebration in Buddhism. For questions, and to RSVP for food ordering purposes, please contact Venerable Priya at Priya.rakkhit.sraman@emory.edu.

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Catholic Masses

Weekday Masses are scheduled Sunday's at Cannon Chapel with a reception outdoors after the morning Mass.

Sunday - 9:00 a.m (Cannon Chapel)
Sunday - 6:00 p.m (Cannon Chapel)

Learn more about the University Catholic Center at Emory here: https://www.emorycatholic.org/. For questions, please contact Michael Zauche at mzauche@emory.edu.

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Voices of Inner Strength Gospel Choir Reunion

Saturday, October 23, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Campus Life Pavilion, 716 Peavine Creek Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322

Join alumni and friends of the Voices of Inner Strength Gospel Choir for a lively and fun reunion, with Choir Director Maury Allums. There will be food, music, spirit, friends, and community. All are welcome. RSVP here. For more information contact religiouslife@emory.edu

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Beloved Community Protestant Worship and Lunch

Sunday, October 24, 11:00 a.m. service, 12:00 p.m. lunch, Cannon Chapel

Special Guest Preacher: The Rev. Tolton Pace 00C 02PH

For questions, and to RSVP, please contact Christian Chaplain Maddie Henderson at mhend25@emory.edu

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