McMurry Religious and Spiritual Life

McMurry Religious and Spiritual Life Welcome to McMurry Religious & Spiritual Life! Check in with us to stay connected with all that is happening in Campus Ministry at McMurry! The Department of Religious Life at McMurry University provides a nurturing environment that supports and enhances the spiritual walk of the McMurry community, weaves connections between intellectual life and spiritual growth, and provides opportunities for our community to learn about a variety of faith traditions.

Our vision is to connect people to people, people to God, and serving our campus and the world!

Mission: Our mission is to create an authentic and inclusive community through which McMurry faculty, staff, and students are becoming fully devoted disciples of Jesus Christ for the good of the whole world.

Operating as usual

09/11/2020
Fall Friday Devotional: James Greer

Happy Friday War Hawks!
As we settle in to our weekend plans, and many of us remember the events of 9/11, we also wanted to bring you a special devotional message from our Director of Career Developmen & Coordinator of Counseling and Disability Services, Mr. James Greer!
Take a moment to listen to his reflection on a Psalm many of us know.

Have you heard whats special in RSL today? Our University chaplain we all know and love, Rev. Marty CashBurless has comp...
09/10/2020

Have you heard whats special in RSL today?
Our University chaplain we all know and love,
Rev. Marty CashBurless has completed another trip around the sun!
Happy birthday Marty! Share with us a special message for Marty in the comments below!
(Or maybe even drop a minion GIF)
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#mcmrsl #mcmwarhawks

09/09/2020

Contemplative prayer time!

09/08/2020
09/04/2020
Fall Friday Devotional: Kellie Merritt

Happy Friday War Hawks!
Our second week of classes brings us a special message from Kellie Merrit, our coordinator of our vitual campus. Take a little bit of time and reflect on her message for today!

09/02/2020
09/01/2020
09/01/2020
08/28/2020
Fall 2020 Friday Devotionals

Happy Friday War hawks!
As we finish out our first week, our assistant chaplain brings us a short reflection on Isaiah 43:2.
Join us next week as Kellie Merrit, a certified spiritual director on campus brings us a devotional!

08/25/2020
Happy Monday War Hawks!Can't make it to chapel tomorrow?Feeling the need to social distance?Catch us here live at 11!
08/24/2020

Happy Monday War Hawks!
Can't make it to chapel tomorrow?
Feeling the need to social distance?
Catch us here live at 11!

08/23/2020
Class of 2024, we are excited to begin in this journey with you on Sunday! Can't make it to chapel? Want to stay in bed ...
08/21/2020

Class of 2024, we are excited to begin in this journey with you on Sunday!
Can't make it to chapel?
Want to stay in bed a little longer?
Want to invite your parents?
Tune in live here at 10, and on our Instagram page @mcmspirituallife
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#alacumba
#mcmrsl #mcmwarhawks

Happy Monday Warhawks! After a little summer break... we are happy to announce that we are kicking off our fall semester...
08/17/2020

Happy Monday Warhawks!
After a little summer break... we are happy to announce that we are kicking off our fall semester activities this week during welcome week! If you can't make it, or would like to remain socially distant, we will be live streaming Night of Worship on our Instagram account @mcmspirituallife

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08/17/2020

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07/29/2020
07/22/2020
07/21/2020

Chapel today at 11! See you here live!

07/17/2020
Friday Devotional: Coach Nobles

Happy Friday Warhawks!
This week, our summer devotional series in partnership with McMurry University Athletics brings us a timely message from our Women's head soccer coach, Charles Nobles!

07/15/2020

Contemplative Prayer

Special chapel announcement! Tune in tomorrow at 11:00 live for a special word from recent alumni Ronald "Trey" Burke! O...
07/13/2020

Special chapel announcement!
Tune in tomorrow at 11:00 live for a special word from recent alumni Ronald "Trey" Burke!
Our chaplains are excited fo welcome Trey to preach one more time before heading off to continue his studies at Dallas Theological Seminary this fall.
See you tomorrow!

Happy Friday Warhawks! Rounding out our last RSL team list are our Sophomore team members! ..First: Kinleigh Stotts, Nig...
07/10/2020

Happy Friday Warhawks!
Rounding out our last RSL team list are our Sophomore team members!
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First: Kinleigh Stotts, Night of Worship leadership
Major: Early Childhood Education
Minor: Curriculum and instruction
Sports: Softball and Cheer
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Second: Bridget Brownrigg,
Major: Psychology
Minor: Sociology
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Third: Lidia Hernandez
Major: Nursing
Minor:
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#mcmwarhawks #mcmrsl #alacumba

Happy Friday Jr. Warhawks! Continuing our 2020-2021 Leadership team announcement we are bringing our Juniors! Check in t...
07/09/2020

Happy Friday Jr. Warhawks!
Continuing our 2020-2021 Leadership team announcement we are bringing our Juniors! Check in tomorrow for our Sophomores
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First: Jaden Jones, interfaith hall chaplain & much more
Double Major: Psychology & Sociology
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Second: Bethany Duke, communion, hospitality, chapel worship
Major: Religion
Minor: Early childhood education, interfaith studies.
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#mcmwarhawks #mcmrsl #alacumba

Happy Wednesday Warhawks! As we enter in to the last month before school we want the next couple of days announcing our ...
07/08/2020

Happy Wednesday Warhawks!
As we enter in to the last month before school we want the next couple of days announcing our new 2020-2021 Leadership team! Check in tomorrow for our Juniors!
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First: Joseph Watson, worship & praise team leader
Major: physics
Minor: Mathematics
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Second: Holly Bentea, Hall Chaplain
Major: Christian ministry
Double minor: interfaith studies and theater
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Third: Rachael Browning, Holy Grounds coffee house!
Major: Early Childhood Education
Minor: Christian ministry
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#mcmwarhawks #mcmrsl

07/08/2020
07/07/2020
Summer Chapel Series: David Jaimes

Our Guest Speaker, David Jaimes brings us a timely message on: Walking on Water -Jesus' Call Towards a Revolutionary Faith

Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33

07/07/2020

Following our message from our guest speaker we invite you to take a moment to listen to two sleected songs and reflect on the message!

07/07/2020

Our Guest Speaker, David Jaimes brings us a timely message on: Walking on Water -Jesus' Call Towards a Revolutionary Faith

Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33

Today at 11, we will have a special guest preacher on our virtual chapel! Our guest speaker this morning will be David J...
07/07/2020

Today at 11, we will have a special guest preacher on our virtual chapel!

Our guest speaker this morning will be David Jaimes from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA.

His sermon is : Walking on Water -Jesus' Call Towards a Revolutionary Faith

Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33

A little chapel update as we enter the last month before school starts!Stay tuned for more updates!#mcmwarhawks #mcmrsl
07/06/2020

A little chapel update as we enter the last month before school starts!
Stay tuned for more updates!
#mcmwarhawks #mcmrsl

07/02/2020
Summer Friday Deovtionals: Coach Neal

We are rolling out our weekly devotional a day early!
This week we continue our journey with @McMurry University Athletics as we bring a special message from Coach Jordan Neal, McMurry Head Football Coach.
Coach Neal's message focuses primarily on "Unity in Diversity" which brings a powerful reflection on what it means to be part of this great War Hawk community!

07/01/2020
06/26/2020
Summer Friday Devotional: Dr. Stewart

This week, we are conitnueing to highlight our Religious studies department with Dr. Bryan Stewart. We invite you to listen to this message that fits in line with the Western liturgical calendar.

06/24/2020
06/23/2020
Summer Chapel: Dr. LeMasters

This week, Dr. LeMasters and our Assistant Chaplain recorded what is usually a "sixth hour prayer service" in the Orthodox Church. This chapel service is one of a kind!

We do not own any rights to the music provided in this video.

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The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life at McMurry University provides a nurturing environment that supports and enhances the spiritual journey of the McMurry community, guides making connections between intellectual life and spiritual growth, and offers opportunities for our community to learn about a variety of faith traditions while honoring our relationship with our United Methodist heritage. Our vision is to connect people to people, people to God, as well as serve our campus and the world!


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Remember McMurry's International Food Festival tonight at 5:30 in the Mabee Room. It's free and everyone is invited.
Hello everyone! CAB/ Campus Ministry tipi practice has been cancelled today due to the rain. The next practice is Wednesday at 5pm!