EXPLORE Institute Weekly Schedule

Monday, June 12

1 - 3 p.m.

Registration, move in optional tour times for students and parents

1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Rotating Campus Tours as students and parents arrive

3 p.m.

Brief introduction, parents depart

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Activities

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Dinner in Smith Hall

7 - 9 p.m.

Introduction and reflection of EXPLORE leaders

9 p.m.

Bonfire, s’mores, music and campfire games

Tuesday – Friday, June 13-16:

8 - 9 a.m.

Prayer, breakfast

9:15 - 11:50 a.m.

Classroom

12 - 1 p.m.

Prayer, lunch

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Prayer, service, prayer

4:30 - 6 p.m.

Activity, reflection, free time

6 - 7 p.m.

Prayer, dinner

7:15 - 8:15 p.m.

Speaker

8:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Activity, reflection, worship

9:30 p.m.

Snack and free time

Saturday, June 17

8 - 9 a.m.

Prayer, breakfast

9:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Wrap-up session and parents pick up

EXPLORE Institute Daily Schedule:

Mornings: Faith and Theology:

Classroom times: 9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Afternoons: Faith and Service (community involvement activities):

Tuesday – Friday: Community service sites 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Evenings: Faith and Calling (Christian Leader testimonies, activities and reflection):

Monday – Friday: 7:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. - Speakers

Monday – Friday: 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. - Reflection, activity, small group, worship (one or a combination)

Class Topics:

Scriptural Perspective on Calling from the Epistle of James

Theology of Calling from a Historical and Global Perspective.

Theology of Calling, Vocation, and Service 

Theology of Ecology

Service themes:

Tuesday: Called to Serve Society’s Basic Need – Food

Wednesday: Called to Serve Society’s Basic Need – Shelter

Thursday: Called to Serve Society’s Most Vulnerable

Friday: Called to Serve God’s Creations – Theology of Ecology