Homecoming and Family Weekend


Homecoming and Family Weekend

October 20-23, 2022

For questions, please contact religiouslife@emory.edu

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Religious and Philosophical Services and Programs

Emory OSRL Affinity Tent at Festival

Saturday, October 22, 12:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Emory Quadrangle

Visit the Emory Office of Spiritual and Religious Life affinity tent and interactive booths during the Homecoming Festival and Concert. Food, drink, fun activities, and updates on the new Emory Interfaith Center (opening Fall 2023) will be provided. 

RSVP here

Jumu’ah Prayer

Friday, October 21, 1:55 p.m., Cannon Chapel

Salaat Ul-Jumah also known as Friday prayers will be held in the sanctuary of Cannon Chapel. It is a congregational prayer that is established on the blessed day of Friday and is a highlight of week for many in the Emory Muslim community. It is followed by a communal celebration over conversation and refreshments. 

RSVP here

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Hindu Aarti

Friday, October 21, 5:00 p.m., Cannon Chapel Sanctuary

Aarti is a form of worship in which a lamp, typically an oil lamp, is circled around a symbol, image, or deity while singing prayers of veneration. Join us for an evening of community and reflection.

RSVP here.

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Shabbat at Chabad

Friday Night Live Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 21, 8:00 p.m., Chabad at Emory, 1526 North Decatur Road Atlanta, GA 30307

RSVP link coming soon. Sponsored by Chabad at Emory.


Shabbat Day

Saturday, October 22, 11:00 a.m. Services, 1:00 p.m. Lunch, Chabad at Emory, 1526 North Decatur Road Atlanta, GA 30307

RSVP link coming soon. Sponsored by Chabad at Emory. 

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Shabbat at Hillel

Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 22, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Hillel at Emory, 735 Gatewood Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322

Join us for a festive Shabbat dinner to kick off parents weekend! We invite you to join our students as we bring in Shabbat and welcome you to back to Emory University. This is also a great opportunity to meet other Jewish parents and learn about how parents can support their student's college experience by engaging with Emory Hillel.

RSVP here

Parent’s Weekend Brunch

Sunday, October 24, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Hillel at Emory 

Before you head home join us for Brunch at Emory Hillel. We'll have bagels, lox, and all your brunch favorites. We'll give a brief presentation about Jewish life on campus and can answer any question that you have about your student's experience at Emory Hillel.

RSVP here

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Buddhist Meditation and Dharma Practice

Saturday, October 22, 11:00 a.m., Cannon Chapel 106

Join the Emory Buddhist community in a meditation and dharma practice led by Buddhist Chaplain Venerable Priya Sraman. The practice includes a brief group chant and meditation followed by dharma sharing while enjoying a shared meal.

RSVP here

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Catholic Masses and Dinner

Weekday Masses are scheduled Sunday's at Cannon Chapel with a reception outdoors after the morning Mass.

Sunday - 9:00 a.m (Cannon Chapel)
Sunday - 6:00 p.m (Cannon Chapel)

Learn more about the University Catholic Center at Emory here: https://www.emorycatholic.org/.

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Catholic Center at Emory: Family and Alumni Dinner

Saturday, October 22, 7:00-8:00 p.m., University Catholic Center at Emory

We invite you to join us at the University Catholic Center for dinner and fellowship, where we'll give a brief presentation about Catholic life on campus and answer any questions about your student's experience at the Catholic Center. Learn more here: https://www.emorycatholic.org/. For questions, please contact Michael Zauche at mzauche@emory.edu.

RSVP here

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Beloved Community Protestant Worship and Lunch

Sunday, October 23, 11:00 a.m. service, 12:00 p.m. Lunch, Cannon Chapel

Emory Beloved Community is a weekly ecumenical Protestant worship service planned for the campus community that gathers Sundays at 11:00 a.m. during the academic year. Please join us for a special homecoming and family weekend service as we are joined by The Rev. Deborah M. Nutt 99B. Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m. 

RSVP here

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