Category: Campus Ministry

2024 Rouson Memorial Lecture Featuring The Reverend Pamela Taylor Held in the CHowan Chapel


The 2024 annual Rouson Memorial lecture, held in the Chowan Chapel, was a wonderful celebration of individuals in the local communities serving as beacons of success and pioneers of their communities. The lecture made possible in collaboration with the Murfreesboro Historical Association, showcased the remarkable achievements and contributions of three outstanding individuals. It is a […]

Join Chowan for the 2024 Rouson Memorial Lecture, Featuring The Reverend Pamela Taylor

Rev. Pam Taylor

Join Chowan University for the Rev. George and Mrs. Luvenia Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Rev. Pamela Taylor on Wednesday, February 7 at 11:00 am in the Chowan Chapel. This program was established by the Town of Murfreesboro, Chowan University, and local historian Alice Eley Jones to honor the contributions the Rousons made in Hertford County.   […]

Chowan University Students and Faculty Serve in Cuba, Leaving a Lasting Impact

Cuba Mission Trip

From December 10th to 16th, a group of dedicated students and faculty from Chowan University embarked on a mission trip to Santiago de Cuba, where they selflessly served the local community. Led by Mari Wiles, this trip marked the first of three planned missions for the 2023-2024 year, showcasing Chowan University’s commitment to making a […]

Chowan University hosts its first Advent Service in the Chowan Chapel

Chowan Unviersity Advent Service

 The Chowan University campus gathered on Monday, December 4th, to celebrate the first Advent Service in the newly constructed Chowan Chapel. Led by Reverend Mari Wiles, the students and faculty came together to present an enchanting advent pageant, recounting the timeless story of the three wise men visiting the Baby Jesus. The service featured a […]

Chowan Cares Week Highlights Campus Community Involvement

Hand holding a bad of sand for the Red Sand Project

Chowan University recently concluded its annual Chowan Cares Week, a dedicated initiative aimed at giving back to the community. Students actively participated in various projects and events, led by esteemed individuals such as Reverend Mari Wiles, Taylor Furlough, and Dr. Alan Scott. The week was filled with Chowan students giving back to the community, from […]

Chowan Christian Service Association Dinner Welcomes Rev. Dr. Carolyn Gordon as Keynote Speaker

Rev. Dr. Gordon pictured far right.

The Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) is excited to announce that Rev. Dr. Carolyn Gordon was the keynote speaker at the CCSA Dinner on September 19, 2023. The event took place at Chowan University in the Chowan Room of the Thomas Dining Hall. The Chowan Christian Service Association is an organization dedicated to providing students […]

Chowan University Campus Ministry Hosts Retreat at The Gathering Place

CCSA Retreat 2023

On Sunday, September 3, Chowan University Campus Ministry and the Office of Advancement hosted the annual Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Scholar Retreat at The Gathering Place in Ahoskie. “This year’s retreat emphasis was on poverty,” shared Minister to the University Rev. Mari Wiles. “We are trying to open our eyes to see the folks […]

Chowan University Partners with Rise Against Hunger at Annual Missions Event

Rise Against Hunger

On Thursday, August 24, Chowan Campus Ministry hosted Rise Against Hunger as a service event for the campus. In less than a couple of hours, 196 students, employees, and family members packed over 13,123 meals. Engaging students to become Gospel Global Citizens is the aim of Minister to the University Rev. Mari E. Wiles who […]

Campus Ministry in Cuba

Mission team in Cuba

On May 7, the Chowan Campus Ministry Mission team went to Santiago de Cuba, Cuba for their first international mission trip since the Covid-19 pandemic. Read Minister to the University Rev. Mari Wiles’s reflection on the experience.  I have a map of the World that I found in a flea market in Brooklyn, NY.  It […]