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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.

Bodhi Mind Center

Offers traditional Buddhist teachings to enrich contemporary life. Group meditation every Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm and Saturday 9-11am, at the CC Women’s Club, 20 Mesa Rd, near campus.

Catholic Community

Sunday Mass in Shove Chapel at 8 p.m. as well as seasonal observances and retreats. The community gathers for a weekly dinner on Thursdays. Contact Lauren Stierman or Anna Keating , Coordinator of Catholic Life 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 Peter Husak ’87 for more information.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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 Thursday at 7 p.m. Institute classes also available. For more information contact Reed Romney.

Episcopal Church at CC: Metanoia

ECCC is a group for critically minded Christian seekers interested in exploring the grace and beauty of ancient Christian Tradition and Liturgy in a context of radical love and inclusivity, with a focus on integrated theology and Christian contemplative practice.  All are welcome (LGBTQIA+ affirming,) wherever they may be in their spiritual journeys. For more information contact Episcopal priest and Prior of The Community of Saint John Cassian Rev. Brendan E. Williams, OSB and visit the group's Facebook page at: facebook.com/metanoia.coloradocollege.

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; FCA meets Monday nights at 8 p.m.  Contact FCA staff, Michael DeGraaf, or CooXooEii Black 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 6-9 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.

InterVarsity Multiethnic Ministries

Establishes and advances Christian witnessing communities among students, faculty and staff of color, ministering through small group Bible studies, large group gatherings, leadership training, thoughtful discipleship, and life-changing mission trips. For more information please contact James Butler or call (970)388-9356.  

Muslim Student Association

Supports Muslim students on campus through Juma prayer, community gatherings, meals, and holiday celebrations. For the Muslim Student Association, contact Isa Hussain, Rana Abdu, or for questions about Muslim student life contact Kate Holbrook for more information.

Navigators

A Christian fellowship emphasizing application of scripture to everyday life. Contact Darrell or Deeyema for more information.

Orthodox Christian Fellowship       

The Orthodox Christian Fellowship seeks to connect Orthodox Christian students as well as those interested in Orthodoxy on campus, connecting students to the two Orthodox parishes in the Colorado Springs area, engaging in group activities/meals, and learning more about the ancient Christian faith and tradition together. For more information please contact Father Panayiotis Tekosis, spiritual advisor of the OCF.                                    

Qi Gong

An ancient Chinese practice to cultivate energy through sound, visualization, and movement and foster healing. Meets in Shove Chapel on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Contact Ellie Coriell for more information.

Revolution Ministries

Is dedicated to nurturing Christian community on the campus through serving the student body, worshiping together, encouraging one another, and engaging in meaningful conversations. For more information please contact Chris Nason or call him at 719 314-5239.

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 Sangha

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

Unitarian Universalists

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

Young Life/College Life

A Christian ministry that continues Young Life’s mission to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith. We do so through a dedicated team of leaders who REACH college students with the good news of God’s love for them, BUILD them up in their faith through community, and LAUNCH them out as leaders serving in Young Life, the work place, family life, churches and God’s mission in the world. For more information email Andy Morrison (Young Life College Director) or call him at  719-237-1522 or email Harper Tice '20.

Zen Buddhism, Springs Mountain Sangha

Meet for discussion in Sacred Grounds at 5:15 p.m. and then silent meditation and  chanting in Shove side chapel on Mondays at 6 p.m. All are welcome; no previous experience is required. Visit www.smszen.org or email Kelly McFarland 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)

Meet on Sundays at 10 a.m. at 950 E. Cimarron St. Contact the Colorado Springs Friends Meeting at 685-5548 for more information.