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Shove Chapel and the Chaplains' Office at Colorado College host a diversity of religious and spiritual communities. The Chaplains' Office seeks to support students of all religious, spiritual, and seeking backgrounds. Some communities may not appear on our website. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, contact the Chaplains’ Office and we will help you make a connection.


Baha’i Community

Contact the Chaplains’ Office for more information.

Catholic Community

Sunday Mass in Shove Chapel at 4:30 p.m. as well as seasonal observances and retreats. The community gathers for a weekly dinner on Thursdays. Contact The Rev. Kyle Ingels or student Maria Torres for more information.

Christian Science Organization

Gathers the third Thursday of the block for a meal and scripture study. The group encourages students to discover how the true nature of each individual is spiritual, as a child of God, and how God’s infinite goodness, realized through prayer, heals. Contact Abby Mietchen or Peter Husak ’87 for more information.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)

The Latter Day Saint Community is small but active at CC. Most activities happen off campus at the Jamboree building (8295 Jamboree Circle, directly across the street from the Chapel Hills Mall). Church every Sunday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Game night and social every Friday from 7-11 p.m. Institute classes also available. For more information contact Sam Palmer.

CRU

Campus Crusade for Christ seeks to reach, teach, equip, and care for students in a motivational and relational environment and to cultivate a lifetime of Christian growth and involvement in influencing the world. Meetings held in WES Room, Worner Center, Mondays at 7 p.m. Contact Kendra Kammer for more information.

Episcopal Church at CC

ECCC provides Anglican fellowship and worship opportunities (including Holy Eucharist) on campus and at Grace and St Stephens’s Episcopal Church. Contact Joe Hattick or The Rev. Nick Myers for more information.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

To present to athletes and coaches and all whom they serve the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships in the fellowship of the Church. Contact the Chaplains’ Office for information.

First Congregational Church (UCC)

Is a place for those who seek a genuine, open-minded, intellectual approach to religious and spiritual exploration. Emerging worship for young adults and the OWL program. Contact Young Adults leader Luke Cammack for more information.

Heads of Faith

Student representatives of religious organizations meet to discuss issues of religious life on campus, cooperative programs, and mutual support. Contact the Chaplains’ Office for more information.

Hillel

An inclusive Jewish community that gathers for Shabbat, holidays, study and community building. Kosher-style Shabbat dinners every Friday of the block from 5-8 p.m. in the Interfaith House. Information about holidays and rides to Temple is available from Kobi Chumash, Coordinator of Jewish Life.

Hindu Community

Many major Hindu holidays are celebrated through SASA, the South Asian Student Association at CC. The Chaplains' Office supports and partners with SASA on these events and is available to connect students to the wider Hindu community in Colorado Springs to meet additional religious needs. Contact the Chaplains' Office for more information.

theMILL

A community of college students passionately worshipping God, growing in authentic faith, and applying the Bible to the relevant issues of life. Meeting every Friday night at 7 p.m. at New Life Church. For information, contact Dan Grothe or by phone at 594-6602.

Muslim Student Life

Supports Muslim students on campus through Juma prayer, community gatherings, meals, and holiday celebrations. Contact Salsabeel Khan or the Chaplains' Office for more information.

Navigators

A Christian fellowship emphasizing application of scripture to everyday life. Meets Sundays at 6 p.m. in Worner 211. Contact Mpesh Shongwe for more information.

Orthodox Christian Community

All Eastern Orthodox believers or anyone inquiring into Christianity's ancient faith and practices is welcome to Holy Theophany Orthodox Church (2770 N Chestnut Street, 80907). Vespers is 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays with Liturgy Sundays at 9:30 a.m. The Orthodox Christian Fellowship college group meets Saturdays at 8 p.m. near campus. For more information, contact Joseph Sharman.

Qi Gong

An ancient Chinese practice to cultivate energy and foster healing. Meets in Shove Chapel on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. There will be a Qi Gong adjunct classes this year listed under DS243 (Fall) and DS244 (Spring). Contact Ellie Coriell for more information.

Revolution Ministries

Providing the opportunity to completely and absolutely turn hearts, minds, and souls upside down by actively pursuing the transforming and world-shattering love of Jesus Christ. Meets Tuesday evenings in the Interfaith House. Contact Chris Nason for more information.

Shove Council

An informal discussion group with conversations covering a broad range of topics around spirituality and life. Open to all. Meets Wednesdays at noon in Shove Chapel. Free lunch! Contact the Chaplains’ Office to find out more!

Student Christian Movement (SCM)

A way for all Christians who are interested in social justice and progressive, creative theology to gather for fellowship and to plan campus events. SCM is LGBTQIA-inclusive. Contact the Chaplains’ Office for more information.

Student Sangha

Get information about this student-led, Zen-style meditation group at the Chaplains’ Office.

Thrive

A Christian group based at First Presbyterian Church (Evangelical Covenant Order). While rooted in the Presbyterian tradition, it is open to students of all denominations. Sunday morning gathering for young adults is at 9:35 a.m., with small group and additional outreach opportunities available. Contact Nate Stratman for more information.

Tibetan Buddhism

Weekly meditation session meets in Shove Chapel on Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. Guided meditations, traditional practices, and discussions. Visit www.tsling.org or contact Gary Reneau for more information.

Unitarian Universalists

An open and affirming spiritual community meeting at All Souls Church. Contact Angela Sullivan for more information.

Young Life/College Life

A non-denominational, international Christian youth service organization. Contact Jared Anders for more information.

Zen Buddhism, Springs Mountain Sangha

Meeting for silent meditation, chanting, talks, and discussion in Shove Chapel on Mondays at 6 p.m. All are welcome; no previous experience is required. Visit www.smszen.org or contact Kathryn McWilliams for more information.

 

The following group is not actively participating in the life of the spirit on campus this year but would welcome your interest or questions:

Society of Friends (Quakers)

Contact the Colorado Springs Friends Meeting at 685-5548.