Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Service & Faith LC

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The Service and Faith Learning Community is home to first-year students who are passionate about exploring the integration of faith and justice through service. By engaging in the community surrounding your new home at Loyola and in the city of Chicago, you will deepen your understanding of service as a foundation for exploring, articulating, and living your own beliefs and values. Inspired by Jesuit tradition, members of the Service and Faith LC will strive to become Persons for Others through intellectual inquiry and engaging in the broader community.
 
Activities and Programs 
Explore Explore the value of service in your own faith tradition, Jesuit traditions, and as an important value across faith traditions. 
Engage Serve at the St. Thomas of Canterbury Soup Kitchen, tour neighborhoods, visit the National Museum of Mexican Art. Take part in community activities ranging from weekend brunches to reflective immersion experiences off campus.
Required Courses Fall 2016 (UNIV101 + THEO100)
UNIV101
First Year Seminar - Section 20 - Class 2732
Monday 4:00PM-4:50PM (Ms. Katrina Weizer)
or
First Year Seminar - Section 23 - Class 2735
Monday 5:00PM-5:50PM (Ms. Katrina Weizer)
and
THEO100
Intro to Christian Theology - Section 7 - Class 4360
T/TH 1:00PM-2:15PM (Dr. Colby Dickinson)

Course Description

THEO100 is an introduction to reflection on and analysis of the Christian theological tradition. Students will understand how Christian theology interprets the human situation from the perspective of faith, various challenges to theology in the contemporary world, and will focus on one or more current theological issues. The class will also visit the worship and service activities of a range of local congregations. Core Theological and Religious Studies Tier I