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Events and Retreats


One Day, One Dog, April 11, 2024

Wingate University One Day One Dog Day of Service:

1300 Volunteers,

50 Projects

30+ Teams & RSOs

14 Community partners


NetVUE Food and Vocation Regional Gathering (Link)

April 13, 14, 15, 2023 at Wingate University 

One Day, One Dog, March 30 2023

Wingate University Day of Service: Connecting Campus & Community

Food and Faith Panel Lyceum (November 2022)
Brought together faculty, staff, and community members to talk about food and faith across the world and the campus/community.

Faith at the Heart of Service Lyceums (Fall 2022; Spring 2023)
In partnership with the Christian non-profit Heart for Monroe, students were given the chance to learn and work in The Closet Ministry (Monroe) to learn how faith informs how this organization serves our local community (and beyond)


Chalk it up to Love Lyceums (Monthly - Aug. thru Nov. 2022)
Students learn about our local Title 1 schools, some of the reasons for this designation, and they put together care packages and school supply bags for students and teachers at each school (one per month). 

ROOTS Summits -- Recognizing Our Opportunities To Share/Support/Serve

Campus-Community Bridge Building Summit 

Speakers, Workshop, Deep Dives, Table Activities

April 2019; February 2020; April 2022

Food Justice as the Context for Teaching Religion and Ecology 

American Academy of Religion 


November 2018

One Day One Dog Coordinator: Sustainability Service Projects April, 2018

● Potato Drop & Delivery & Recipe Cards

● Aquaponics Project at Wingate UMC

● Campus-Community Garden

● Wingate Baptist Church Daycare Play Yard Refurbishment

● Wingate Elementary Lunch Time Buddies

● E-Waste Pick Up

● Campus Lake Clean Up 

Coordinated Religion Department Lyceum Event

Just Water: Faithful Perspectives on Water and Water Conservation

Wingate University

October 2017

Loving Your Neighbor Workshop

Providence Presbyterian Youth Group and Green Team

April 2017

Coordinated Water Panel as part of Connected Campus’s Nile Project.

Title: Local and Global Water Issues and Solutions.

Participants: Catawba River Keepers, Charlotte Mecklenburg Storm Water Services, Monroe Department of Public Works and an WU environmental biology undergraduate 

Wingate University

March 2017

Coordinated Student Lyceum Event

“What Do You Know About Water” 

Wingate University

March 2017

Carolina Thread Trail Student Lyceum

Participants: Thread Trail volunteers, Trail Master, local Landscaper, W’Engage, BIGG, and Wildlife club students

October 2016

Pedagogy Workshop

Designing Rubrics with Student Input

Wingate University

September 2015


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Befriending Earth as a Spiritual Path to God

Online Retreat Facilitator

Rockhill Oratory Center for Spirituality, NC

April 15, 2024  SLIDES and RECORDING

Spirituality and Care of Creation Retreat Day

Morning Retreat Facilitator

Sisters of Mercy, Belmont NC

March 2020 (Postponed until January 2021)

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Earth, Wind Fire Water Walk

Student Retreat/Lyceum

May 2016

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