Calling All Difference Makers | Become a Student Leader! Apply by Feb. 1st. Check out the short video series on YouTube to hear more from current leaders about their roles & how their student leadership experience has enriched their time at TWU: https://t.co/EPGyAO7Apahttps://t.co/soZuUM4TRb
Our Spring Chapel Calendar is live and packed with incredible speakers from around TWU and the world! Join us for Chapel Online every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11am. Check out the Spring '21 Chapel Calendar here: https://t.co/zJ3epPl5pShttps://t.co/I4vYHQleWA
LLC Facebook Live Mansion Tour | Get a glimpse into life at the Laurentian Leadership Centre, our historic mansion located in the heart of downtown Ottawa! Tomorrow — Wednesday, Jan. 20th @ 6pm PST: https://t.co/ram1EsML3w
Celebrating MLK Jr. | “One of the best ways to honour MLK Jr. is to respond to violence and racial animus by pursuing justice and reconciliation through non-violence. MLK demonstrated that costly discipleship and radical love are possible." - TWU President Mark Husbands. https://t.co/PuVnS6Z225
Celebrating Indigenous Voices | Patricia Victor, TWU's University Siya:m and Co-Director of the Institute of Indigenous Issues & Perspectives, shared a message on resiliency and reconciliation for an OMNI TV series that will be aired later this year: https://t.co/JepF0uveKzhttps://t.co/NvtfSxak0v
WELCOME BACK! The first classes of 2021 are well underway, and we’re excited to take on this new year together! Be sure to check out our first chapel of the semester today @ 11am here: https://t.co/39WIMtK4WS
TWU Stories | A collection of reflections & stories of encouragement from various members of our community—a space for hope & community during a challenging season. Read our current collection: https://t.co/rmsXlT9uN0
Rest well today, TWU Family! Find time to slow down, engage your faith & embrace moments of rest this Sunday.
→ Create a new worship playlist
→ Watch an online sermon
→ Call a friend
→ Enjoy a hobby
→ Go for a walk
Time to soak up each moment of rest and adventure possible before school starts again! What was one of your favourite moments from Christmas break? Comment below with the emoji that best describes your break! ❄️☕️
This year, SAMC choral singers brought a new experience to their winter performance. The outdoor performance, 'Pilgrimage", is a mix of diverse styles of music, including Gregorian chants, Baroque arias, upbeat gospel and Christmas carols.
Time after time, Jacqueline Bay ('17) has given back to others and served her community with faithful generosity. But when her husband Kevin was hit with two unexpected strokes, everything in their lives changed.
A Christmas Message • "[We] wish you a well-deserved Christmas break. You have made it through a truly unforgettable Fall. We are proud of you and impressed with your resilience and efforts to learn and grow despite the challenges of COVID-19." – Mark and Becky Husbands https://t.co/9SVwMzAYbV
Merry Christmas to all of our Trinity Western Community!
As you settle into your Christmas break, we hope God will use this song by Joshua Leventhal and Brie King (TWU Alumni & Team Canada player) to grant you His love, grace, and peace.
Song: Lion|Lamb by Joshua Leventhal https://t.co/fPoDuaTENj
THE STUDENT JOURNEY | Brian Kerr, TWU alumnus and new SVP of Enrolment and Personal Career Development, seeks to create a tailored end-to-end student experience, beginning with recruitment and continuing through to the alumni community.
"And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night." - Luke 2:7-8 https://t.co/k3aM4JJcBJ
Congrats to our 61 Academic All-Canadian student athletes for the 2019-2020 season! This distinction recognizes student-athletes who achieve a minimum academic standing of 80% (3.7 GPA) or higher while playing on a varsity team that competes in U SPORTS. https://t.co/WKKiRBtIj4https://t.co/bgr8c4COvL
GLOBAL UNIVERSITY | “The future of universities will depend on their ability and willingness to adapt to technological, global, and demographic changes.” – Phil Laird, Ph.D., Vice President of Innovation, Global And Academic Partnerships.
The roundabout outside the Langley Campus of Trinity Western celebrates the partnership between the Township of Langley and TWU through the new addition of the University’s iconic logo. Thank you to our donors and all those who helped make it happen!
Then Isaiah said,“Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of humans? Will you try the patience of my God also? Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.- Isaiah 7:13-14 https://t.co/aDwLVmmUuX
It's your last chance to see SAMC's virtual production of Without Rule of Law, by Michaela Jeffery. To watch the production on demand until Dec 13th at midnight from the comfort of your home, visit https://t.co/cQQ7pcLl9Ahttps://t.co/OZui8608sb
RICHMOND CAMPUS | Christmas is right around the corner and students at TWU Richmond received an early Christmas surprise from our incredible faculty. Over 150 gift bags were distributed to students filled with goodies and an encouraging handwritten card. https://t.co/qWwo10AbmZhttps://t.co/19CSKBlEBU
SENIOR ART EXHIBIT | Six senior SAMC artists have created a multi-media graduate exhibition that explores the passions, curiosities, questions, and ideas of artists on the edge of graduation into the unknown.
"And he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, 'Go and search diligently for the child, and when you have found him, bring me word, that I too may come and worship him.'"- Matthew 2: 8-9 https://t.co/O7zVGANul7
"Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, & endurance produces character, & character produces hope, & hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit." - Romans 5:3-5 https://t.co/pXeS7muDYy
SAMC THEATRE | The show must go on — and it will! From December 1-13th, enjoy SAMC's production of Without Rule of Law, by Michaela Jeffery, from the comfort of your own home! For tickets and more information, visit https://t.co/cQQ7pcLl9Ahttps://t.co/J7egJah88M
TWUtoring | A new program offering high school students in Grades 11 and 12 free academic and career planning support. If you are a current student at TWU, major in one of these subjects and are interested in becoming a tutor — head to https://t.co/5rS92f0SBohttps://t.co/GuvdLirJtn
Transform your business career and the world around you with one of our graduate-level business programs. Our upcoming info session features our MBA and MA in Leadership (business specialization). Join us on Nov 25th at 6:30-7:30pm PST by registering here https://t.co/iejES77ioFhttps://t.co/C9rKzAepA7
“Collectively, Canadian nursing educators have a mandate to oversee the safety of thousands of students & hundreds of faculty & staff during the time of COVID-19.” says Sonya Grypma RN, PhD. #NationalNursingStudentsWeek https://t.co/TMVrRtI3gX
"However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me – the task of testifying to the good news of God's grace." Acts 20:24
GOOD NEWS PODCAST | Tune into this weeks episode to hear special guest Philip Yancey chat with Rev. James Ellis about his faith journey, venture into writing, and a few other golden nuggets. You won't want to miss this conversation! Check it out and listen!https://t.co/bFRvnqDnhZhttps://t.co/n2CmpKDCgn
FUN FACT FRIDAY | Did you know that McMillan Hall was named after James McMillan, the Hudson's Bay Company fur trader and explorer? The building was originally built in 1970 with an addition in 1975 and is now an apartment-style residence housed by senior students. https://t.co/H3Bi4kncqq
Laurentian Leadership Centre | Experience the heart of Ottawa and enjoy the opportunity of a lifetime with access to a variety of elite internships in politics and NGOs. Learn more at our next virtual info session on Nov 18th at 6pm PST. Register online: https://t.co/6XwUI5nWHphttps://t.co/dN7sMqLYA8
"And observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in his ways, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and requirements, as written in the Law of Moses, so that you may prosper in all you do and wherever you go." 1 Kings 2:3 https://t.co/LcexQZKKkX
ConGRADulations TWU Graduands! We are excited to celebrate all of your achievements today at our virtual ceremony beginning at 3:30 PM PST. Make sure to join your ceremony broadcast using the invitation link sent to your email. https://t.co/ztpngqrVsY
HEALTH & SAFETY | At TWU, masks are expected in spaces that we move through, as well as where we spend prolonged time. Please remember to bring your mask with you when you are coming to any of our campus locations and be sure to follow the posted signage. https://t.co/lD4aw1xImrhttps://t.co/mfa4FazErF
Last week our Calgary Network hosted their first TWU Collegium Pop-Up, and will be hosting it's next Pop-Up on Nov 16th! If you are in the Calgary area and would like more information on how you can participate, check in with your Network Coordinators via MS Teams for more info. https://t.co/ymqduWR7w5
He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” - Matthew 17:20 https://t.co/xOH9EvAPhu
Graduation is right around the corner, and we cannot wait to celebrate your achievements! Live on Saturday, November 7 at 4:00pm PST. If you are an eligible graduate, check your email for your invitation and be sure to register!
11:07 is coming to a screen near you! Our improv team isn't letting the pandemic stop them from bringing you a night of comedy. Tune in Oct 30th at 11:07 PM on the 11:07 Facebook page or IGTV (@1107improv). Read more from 11:07's recent interview! https://t.co/70SXQsjpkRhttps://t.co/XaNGJznJ2Z
COVID-19 has had an impact worldwide for many reasons, with one of them being an increase in the Canadian and Global food security issue. Melanie Olfert ('11) is raising awareness to ensure that no one goes without a meal. https://t.co/Q45OOymSwE
GOOD NEWS PODCAST | Sharing faith, perspective, & truth. Listen in every Monday and Wednesday for a new episode hosted by our very own Rev. James Ellis III as he connects with students, faculty, staff and others to get to know them a little more up-close. https://t.co/bFRvnqDnhZ
"But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers." 1 Kings 19:4 https://t.co/ty9UMdNeox
TWU FUN FACT | Dedicated in March 2000 to honour the memory of Norma Marion Alloway, this bell tower stands 50 feet and is equipped with 15 bells that were provided by the Royal Eijsbouts company of the Netherlands. https://t.co/EWPNVSuFy3
SPARTANS | “Diversity within a team or program allows everyone to gain knowledge and understanding of the world around them, but also of themselves as they are stretched in their thinking.” - Cheryl Jean-Paul
We miss worshiping with you in person, but we're excited for you to join us tomorrow morning at 11 AM to worship virtually. Rev. Dr James Ellis III will be speaking on the current series: Dating & Singleness, which you won't want to miss!
Meet Dany, TWUSA President, and Elnaz, GSA President!
Although connecting with our undergraduate and graduate student councils might look a little different this year, Dany and Elnaz—along with their teams—are working hard to serve our students and build community. https://t.co/l0tDLHCJWD
IMPACT | Kenn Crossley, TWU Alum, is making a difference with his work at the World Food Programme. WFP was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 for its efforts to combat world hunger and improve conditions for peace in war-torn areas around the world. https://t.co/632Rmvp3Wd
"Let both grow together until the harvest, and at harvest time I will tell the reapers, Gather the weeds first and bind them in bundles to be burned, but gather the wheat into my barn.’” - Matthew 13:30 https://t.co/bjpRiUEAgR
TWU FACTS | Did you know that our Northwest Building is actually on the North-East side of campus? – It was named after NorthWest Seminary who originally built the building before it became part of our TWU Langley campus! https://t.co/wKaK907U92
Are you connected with your Chapter or Network yet? Don't miss out on staying connected, no matter where you are studying from this year! To join your assigned Chapter & Network, download the Mircosoft Teams App using your mytwu email. For more info visit https://t.co/9WAbw1BcT8https://t.co/LueoGwjxzx
"For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer." 1 Timothy 4:4-5 https://t.co/pbaC3HQEWi
The Grimkés Speak Out on Faith, Race, & Civil Rights: A narrative by Dr. Robynne Healey illuminating the courage, complexities, and contradictions of religious life in 19th and early 20th century America.
FACULTY PERSPECTIVES | "Personal leadership involves who you are as an individual, how well you know and manage yourself, and your willingness to engage in lifelong learning and development." - Jodi McBride, M.A., MA in Leadership Instructor
"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging." Psalm 46:1-3 https://t.co/LOykhyXlpm
Three recent graduates, Naomi, Sara, and Chanhee, were selected as the first cohort of the Trinity Fellows program to apprentice with TWU leaders to get a behind-the-scenes experience to university administration.
Orange Shirt Day: Join us today to hear Patricia Victor, University Siya:m, speak on remembering, responding and reconciliation in Chapel at 11AM followed by an on-campus event titled "Remember and Respond" at 3PM in front of RNT.
He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted. When he passes me, I cannot see him; when he goes by, I cannot perceive him. If he snatches away, who can stop him? Who can say to him, 'What are you doing?' Job 9:10-14 https://t.co/t5ZLmG56kk
Access all your course tools no matter where you are.
Browse course descriptions, register for courses, connect with classmates, view assignments, check exam schedules, and more with the new Courses section of the Student Portal.
Introducing the TWU Life App—a social connection point for the student body created by TWUSA. The TWU Life App will help make sure you stay connected to the TWU community no matter where you are located this year.
Shelby Bennett, TWU Researcher and graduate student, represents Trinity Western University at the 3MT Western Canadian Regional competition on September 23rd with her thesis on the silencing of Biblical women.
FACULTY PERSPECTIVES | "Literature has helped [us] to expect—and accept—the unexpected. We’re reminded—and comforted—to think that such events and accompanying emotions have long precedents." - Katharine Bubel, Ph.D. & Laura Van Dyke, Ph.D. https://t.co/HmnyKjv2N6
FACULTY PERSPECTIVES | "... it has become cliché to read about how the world is “increasingly interdependent”...in an age of renewed protectionism & the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic...Globalization has gone into reverse..." - Dr. Paul Rowe https://t.co/lFq5rQv843https://t.co/LQyTOQDiah
SERVICE | TWU Alumn, Bev Kauffeldt (’93, ’03), is part of Samaritan’s Purse aircraft that left for Beirut, Lebanon, with a Disaster Assistance Response Team and relief supplies. The video shows the outstanding service of @SamaritansPurse https://t.co/JrQyUtHgk6
STEWARDSHIP | The Blaauw Eco Forest is a 30-acre biodiverse land gifted to TWU by the Blaauw family for public enjoyment, education, & research. The forest, located in the lowlands of Glen Valley, has more than 115 animal species, including at-risk species.https://t.co/V5SOlOfa2V
There’s still time to sign-up to virtually attend our Research and Creativity Symposium! From 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on August 28, we’re hosting a Zoom event with a variety of TWU presenters showcasing their research to the community. Register here: https://t.co/R0nG7WiXUzhttps://t.co/y8j4ibURJ3
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbour as yourself.” Galatians 5:13-15 https://t.co/araSDYc9tc
SERVICE | "Baking & Blessing" is a program initiated by our staff at our Richmond campuses. The program provides students, who are isolated indoors due to COVID-19, with a variety of baked goods. The students also receive Zoom calls from staff to connect. https://t.co/WLH7oBAoKy