No Wed mtg this week, but Conference Saturday!

Dear PHCF,

We will not be having our regular Wednesday lunch meeting this week -- instead, join us at a fantastic panel set up on Understanding American Muslims in Sommer Hall at noon tomorrow!

We also wanted to remind you about the symposium on Christian Faith, Reason, and Vocation this Saturday: please join us and spread the word to your friends and colleagues! We hope that this will be a time of much encouragement as we connect, listen, and learn from one another across the various Hopkins schools/campuses -- all for the glory of our God, as we pursue unity as a Church and practice serving him in our studies and work in Baltimore and beyond.

The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he. Deuteronomy 32:4

Other announcements:
  1. CCIH Conference at Homewood July 13-15, registration open now!
  2. CCIH job opportunities
  3. Writers/editors: contribute to the Hopkins Dialectic
  4. Service learning in DC with InterVarsity
1. CCIH Conference July 13-15, registration open now
CCIH is hosting its annual conference here in Baltimore (Homewood campus), July 13-15. Its theme is Strengthening Global Health: Faith at the Center, a concept closely linked to their core focus area of Integrating Faith and Health. It is a great opportunity to learn and network with people who do amazing work for the Lord all around the globe. PHCF is a member organization of CCIH, so make sure to note that you're a student member. Registration is now open.

2. CCIH job opportunities: apply now!
CCIH is currently hiring for two part-time, remote-work positions - best for logistically-minded, self-motived people who are passionate about international health and love Jesus. [click links for job description PDFs]
  • Conference coordinator - for a consultant to manage logistics for the upcoming conference (Jul 13-15)
  • Project coordinator - to manage logistics for two grants and various other "team player" aspects of working on a small staff
3. Do you like writing/editing? Contribute to the Hopkins Dialectic: 
The Dialectic, a journal of Christian thought at JHU, is seeking grad student editors/writers for its spring 2017 issue. Please see attached for a list of abstracts. Some more details:
  • If you'd like to edit, please sign up on the attached google doc with your name and email address below the respective piece. Your role: look through the piece at least once before the final draft is due on March 26th (if you'd like to be more involved, the full writing schedule is at the bottom of the document for your reference). We will connect you with the writer so a timeline can be mutually agreed upon. 
  • If you'd like to submit writing (1500-4000 words for essays, anywhere up to 1500 words for poetry), please email your piece to by March 18th. We will get back to you within the week concerning whether your piece has been selected or if additional edits need to be made. Unfortunately, due to printing constraints these pieces will not appear in print this issue, but they will be uploaded online and posted on our Facebook account (our FB account has nearly 400 likes and last year--when our account had only ~200 likes--pieces got on average 50-100 hits). In the coming semesters we hope to open up our print edition to grad students as well. 
  • Any questions? Please email Karl Johnson:
4. Interested in service learning in DC? Upcoming DIP DC trip with InterVarsity:
On Feb 24-26, graduate students can experience Washington, D.C. and to learn, from a Christian perspective, about the problems and prospects of the city. More details here:

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. ~Psalm 19:14

Join us at any/all of our recurring gatherings:
- Lunch meetings on Wednesdays at 12:15pm in Room W2300*
*W2300 is in the hidden hallway of 2nd floor: go to the atrium next to W2008; the hallway with W2300 is next to the copy machine
- Small group on Mondays at 7:30pm in the 929 Apartments (contact Mary and Esther)
- Small group on Saturdays at 11am in Upper Fells (contact Teresa)
- Writing Accountability Group (i.e. study group) on Fridays at 4pm in Room W2303


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