Activities & Events
If you want to see what's happening around Regent outside of our summer programs, please see our main events calendar.
Chapel is foundational to our life at Regent College and services are held regularly throughout Summer Programs. Many students find that the mingling of testimony and praise, exposition and intercession creates an atmosphere of rich spiritual vitality.
Pastors and Leaders Conference May 9–11, 2018
Christ asks us—everyday Christians—to be his ambassadors. Hear wise voices from diverse sectors share their experience in representing Christ in public life. Acquire reliable strategies for stimulating and encouraging good ambassadorship in your community. Details and registration information coming soon.
GARDENS, GROCERIES, AND GRACE: A WEEKEND OF EDIBLE THEOLOGY May 25–26, 2018, Toronto, Canada
What do our “food lives” have to do with our faith? At this workshop, hosted on Chris and Jeanie Houston’s Ontario farm, engage both mind and senses in constructing a lived theology of food. Details and registration information coming soon.
ELLUL & THE BIBLE: IJES 2018 CONFERENCE June 28–30, 2018
Jacques Ellul is best known as a premier twentieth century voice addressing the challenges of our technological society. But he was also a brilliantly insightful (and provocative) biblical interpreter. Join us for an unforgettable multi-perspectival encounter with Scripture. This event is managed by the Ellul Society. Register at ellul2018conference.weebly.com.
THE TEARS OF CHRIST AND THE SILENCE OF GOD July 6–7, 2018
In the Information Age, we see the world’s sorrow more starkly than ever before. After we have cried, “Christ have mercy,” then what? Join Makoto Fujimura and Steven Garber in reflecting on our calling to listen to the suffering of the world before and as we speak. rgnt.net/tears
UNCOMMON DEVOTION: REFLECTIONS ON PURITAN TEXTS July 13–14, 2018
Find out what happens when world-class Puritan scholars get their hands on Regent’s collection of rare Puritan books. From mainstays like Richard Baxter, to relative unknowns such as mystical writer Isaac Ambrose, encounter some of the period’s most essential voices. Details and registration information coming soon.
Summer Prayer Retreat with Bronwyn Spilsbury July 21, 2018
Nurture your relationship with God away from the hustle and bustle of classes and activities with a one-day prayer retreat. rgnt.net/summer-prayer.
Postmodern Urban Spaces: A City Tour with David Ley July 28, 2018
This popular bus tour with Dr. David Ley, Professor of Urban Geography at UBC, takes you through Vancouver's downtown and inner city districts to observe the expression of changing social values and postmodern culture in the urban landscape. The tour sells out every year, so get your tickets early! rgnt.net/bustour.
Evening Public Lectures
Engage our summer teachers on a remarkable variety of challenging issues. Our 2018 series features Richard Winter on the perils of perfectionism, Sarah Williams on the spirituality of time, and Bruce Longenecker on Paul’s view of the mystery of God. See our Public Lectures page for the full lineup, coming soon.