The Open Table

"The Open Table" offers an informal Christian worship experience at noon on Tuesdays in the Stone Chapel Lounge. The noon service begins with singing led by guitarist Lisa Luu, includes scripture and prayer, and features a different speaker or performer every week. Worship runs from noon until 12:30 p.m. Lunch follows until 1 p.m.

Students, staff and faculty are welcome. The lunch is free to students and $2 for all others. 

Spring 2016 Schedule

January 26  

Dr. Peter Browning, Drury University Chaplain

February 2  

 Dr. Louis Jackson, professor of education emerita at Wyoming State University “Wise Men from Afar:  My Experience with Christians Around the World" 

February 9  

Jana Letterman, Alumna and Author "A Spiritual Response to Depression"

February 16  

Dr. Peter Browning, Drury University Chaplain, "True Love"

February 23  

Robert Adler, Area Singer and Songwriter

March 1  

 Dr. Dan Ponder, Drury University Professor of Political Science "A Half Century of Ashes: One Catholic's Lenten Journey"

March 8  

Gareth Ngwenya, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Student Government Association, "InterCultural Triggers" 

March 22  

 Molly Duggins, "Mountaintop to the valley in 24 hours: A Review of God's Sovereign Hand in both Places"

March 29  

 Dr. Peter Browning, Drury University Chaplain, "A Celebration of Holy Week"

April 5  

Rachel Millsap, Drury University Student, "Jesus and Women: Why I Like the Gospel of Luke"

April 12  

 Anna Stark, "Growing Up with the Church" 

April 19  

 M. Dee Ogilvy, "Tai Chi: Learning About Eastern Spiritual Traditions"

April 26  

 Dr. Peter Browning, Drury University Chaplain, "Why Christians Should Value Interfaith Dialogue"

May 3  

 Michael Wilbanks, "Is it worth it? Counting the Cost of Following Jesus"

For more information contact Peter Browning at (417) 873-7231 or