St. Elizabeth Week Events
Nov. 15-21, 2014


All Week

  • Clothing Drive
    • Boxes will be located in: all student dorm lounges and outside of Den in the Student Center. The drive will run from Sunday through Friday.

  • Moderation Pledge
    • Encourage the Wartburg Community to be intentional with what they eat and buy.
    • We will be tabling all week, have people sign a pledge and give out buttons or stickers.

Saturday, November 15

  • Manna visit to the NE Iowa Food Bank

    • 8 am to 12 pm.
  • St. Elizabeth’s Week launch (Cardinal Commons )

    • Concert with live music performances, a Dj and lots of prizes
    • 6 to 8 pm.

Sunday, November 16

  • Sunday Worship
    • Come and celebrate the life of St. Elizabeth through prayer and music from the St. Elizabeth Chorale. Service starts at 10:30 am.

  • Crop Walk

    • Walk registration begins at 1:30 pm and the walk starts at 2 pm.
    • Contact for more information

Monday, November 17

  • St. Elizabeth Week Chapel

    • Wartburg Chapel 10:15 - 10:45

Tuesday, November 18

  • Voices of the Issues panel: 11:30am (WBC 214)

    • Hunger and homelessness is present in our own community. Come engage in dialogue with those who work closely with people experiencing these situations.

  • Stop n’ serve (5pm to 7 pm) McCoy

    • Stop by and write cards for children in poverty. These will be sent to the NE Iowa Foodbank where they will be distributed to families that get supplies from them.

Wednesday, November 19

  • St. Elizabeth Week Chapel & Award Ceremony, 10:15 am

    • Celebrate the week dedicated to service during this special chapel. Awards to be presented include the Pastor Larry Trachte Award for Service, St. Elizabeth Student Award for Service, and the Community Partner Award. St. Elizabeth chorale will be performing special music during this time.

  • Re-Launching Orange Band (Heritage Rooms), 5:30 pm

    • What issue will you take a stand for? Share your views and listen to the views of others through intentional conversations about things that really matter in our society today. Feel free to bring your meal from the Mensa to this event.

  • St. Lizzies Midweek Eucharist
    • Students gather for prayer, praise, fellowship, and sharing centered around Holy Communion Wednesdays, 9:30 p.m., in Wartburg Chapel. This week’s testimony is by Tawanda Murinda, 15'

Thursday, November 20

  • 30 Hour fast begins at 1 pm

    • Worldwide 925 million people are hungry. Every day an estimated 7,000 children under age 5 — or one every 13 seconds — die due to hunger-related causes. ( The 30-Hour Fast gives students a chance to help overcome hunger by going without food so others don’t have to
    • Starts Thursday at 1 pm

Friday, November 21

  • Famine Feast (WBC 214), 6 to 8 pm

  • St. Lizzie’s Sleep Out (CTC Walkway) —

    • Come experience what it’s like to be homeless and have fun while doing it! Be a part of the St. Lizzie's Sleep Out by making your own shelter for the night out of a cardboard box.
    • Starts at 8pm after the Famine Feast