Category: Campus Ministry

Chowan University Holds Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

On Monday, January 16th, Chowan University Campus Ministry organized a Day of Service event in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and life serving others.  Over 200 faculty, staff, and students joined together to complete over 400 service hours.  The event began with the volunteers meeting in Chowan’s Thomas Dining Hall for lunch and […]

Lou Ann Gilliam Serves as Guest Proclaimer at Advent Chapel

Lou Ann Gilliam

Lou Ann Gilliam, Director of Church and Community Relations, was the guest proclaimer for the Chowan University Chapel service on Wednesday, November 30. Her message focused on the special relationship between Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, which is recorded in the first chapter of Luke’s gospel. In […]

Alumnus Rev. Jason Villegas ’10 asks “What Kind of King?” in Chowan University Chapel Service

Jason Villegas

Chowan alumnus Rev. Jason Villegas ‘10 was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel service on Wednesday, November 16. Rev. Villegas is the pastor of Murfreesboro United Methodist Church and the Youth Director for the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Conference. Rev. Villegas earned his Master of Divinity degree from Duke University […]

Professor Jill Awuni Proclaims  “God is the God of Second Chances” at Chowan Chapel Service

Professor Jill Awuni

On Wednesday, November 9, Professor Jill Awuni was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel service. Awuni serves as an Assistant Professor of Religion and Business Administration and Director of International Students. Many of her students affectionately call her “Mama Jill” because of her compassionate care for them. Professor Awuni a native of Bolgatanga, […]

Campus Ministry Hosts Annual Chowan Cares Week

Ethan Moxey putting Red Sand in sidewalk crack

Chowan Cares Week is a yearly tradition hosted each November by Chowan University Campus Ministry. Students were given hands-on opportunities each day to show kindness in very tangible ways. Many of the projects were completed around a big table in the Thomas Dining Hall during lunchtime. This format gave Minister to the University, Rev. Mari […]

Chowan Chapel Service features Alumna Rev. Elizabeth Miller Villegas

Rev. Elizabeth Villegas

Rev. Elizabeth Miller Villegas, a 2012 psychology major, was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel Service on Wednesday, October 26. She shares a unique relationship with Chowan in that she is the 5x great-granddaughter of Godwin Cotton Moore, Chowan’s founding father. While at Chowan, Villegas came to Christian faith and explored her calling […]

Chowan Featured at Harrellsville Baptist Church’s Homecoming Service

Gospel Choir at Harrellsville Baptist Church

On Sunday, October 16, Chowan University joined Harrellsville Baptist Church for their Homecoming Celebration. Director of Church and Community Relations, Lou Ann Gilliam brought greetings on behalf of the Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) and the University Gospel Choir led a portion of the worship service. The worship service featured a special homecoming message by […]

Chowan Begins Homecoming Celebrations with Annual Worship Service

Rev. Terrell Batten and Patrick Krack

On Monday, October 10, Chowan University Campus Ministry Team 4:13, student chaplains for athletic teams, hosted the annual Homecoming Worship Service. The evening began with Minister to the University, Rev. Mari Wiles welcoming the guests.  Following her welcome, Men’s Lacrosse chaplain Deondre Brown’25 opened the service in prayer. Minister of Engagement, Calvin Carter, the Gospel […]

Chowan Christian Service Association Fall Meeting features Baptists on Mission Disaster Relief Coordinator Tom Beam

CCSA students with Mari Wiles and Tom Beam

On Tuesday, September 20, Chowan University hosted the annual Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Fall Dinner. Baptists on Mission (BOM) Disaster Relief Coordinator Tom Beam was the keynote speaker. The evening also highlighted CCSA student leaders and the donors that support them.  The meeting was opened with a welcome from CCSA President, Rev. Robbie Parker.  […]