Toni Daniels to Lead Godly Play Training

On three Saturdays this fall, Toni Daniels will offer training toward certification in the Godly Play method, hosted by Otey Memorial Parish in Sewanee. Godly Play is a Montessori-based spiritual practice that includes storytelling and contemplation. Godly Play is practiced in churches, schools and hospitals across the United States and around the world.  Toni Daniels […]

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SCCF to Host an Evening with Stephen Alvarez

World-renowned photographer and Sewanee native Stephen Alvarez will speak at South Cumberland Community Fund’s annual fundraising event at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at Monteagle Sunday School Assembly. Alvarez will speak to “My Life as a National Geographic Photographer and the Deep History of the South Cumberland Plateau.”  As a filmmaker and explorer as well as […]

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Fall Heritage Festival is Coming to Cowan

The Fall Heritage Festival returns to Cowan, Sept. 20-22, filling the town with art, history, music, food, and free activities for kids of all ages.  The Fall Heritage Festival is a celebration of life in the foothills of the Cumberland Plateau, engaging regional communities through the educational and inspirational experience of history, music, arts, and civic involvement. The festival […]

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Converstation with Hurricane Hawkins

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School and the Friends of South Cumberland State Park welcome the public to an evening with Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, the 103-year old who wowed the world this summer as the oldest participant in the Senior Olympic games in New Mexico.  Her short talk “How Nature’s Magic Moments Can Keep You Young” will begin […]

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Babson Center Welcomes PJ Deschenes, C’00

  PJ Deschenes, C’00, a senior partner at Greentech Capital Advisors in New York will be the Babson Center’s Graham Executive-in-Residence for the Advent semester. He will share his journey from forestry and math major to senior partner at an investment bank specializing in sustainable technology and infrastructure. While on campus, Deschenes will be a […]

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CAC Pantry Sunday 

Pantry Sunday for the Community Action Committee (CAC) is Sunday, Sept. 1, for participating churches: St. James, Otey, Cumberland Presbyterian and All Saints’ Chapel. Please bring your food offerings to Sunday services. The typical bag of groceries includes: rice, beans, pasta, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, and cans of vegetables, fruit and soup. The cost for a […]

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Benefit for the University Farm

An Evening of Rustic Elegance will be held at the University Farm on Breakfield Road on Saturday, Oct. 12, beginning at 5 p.m. Enjoy cocktails with special guests Harvey Cotten, co-author of “Easy Gardens for the South,” and representatives of the Sewanee Herbarium, Food Hub, Cumberland Teaching Gardens, Americorps VISTA, and student participation in Farm programs. A few […]

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