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

All Week

  • Clothing Drive
    • Boxes will be located in: all student dorm lounges & 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 a.m.-noon
  • St. Elizabeth’s Week launch (Ball Rooms), 6-8 p.m.
    • Concert with live music performances, a Dj and lots of prizes

Sunday, November 16

  • 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 a.m.

Tuesday, November 18

  • Re-Launching Orange Band (Heritage Rooms), 5:30 p.m.
    • 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.

Wednesday, November 19

  • St. Elizabeth Week Chapel & Award Ceremony, 10:15 a.m.
    • 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.
  • Stop n’ serve McCoy Rooms, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    • 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.

Thursday, November 20

  • 30 Hour fast begins at 1 p.m.
    • 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
  • Voices of the Issues panel (WBC 214), 11:30 a.m.
    • Hunger and homelessness is present in our own community. Come engage in dialogue with those who work closely with people experiencing these situations.

Friday, November 21

  • Famine Feast (WBC 214), 6-8 p.m.
  • St. Lizzie’s Sleep Out (Skywalks and walkways: WBC and Luther Hall 2nd Floor), 8 p.m.
    • 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.