Spiritual and Religious Life (SRL) offers a number of opportunities for students to balance their academic pursuits with spiritual growth. In addition to regular religious services, Allegheny students can engage in groups that provide personal and social connections, outreach to the community, and programming.
A number of small groups and Bible studies are available each semester, including Women’s Bible Study, Dudes Bible Study, book groups, and discussion forums. Contact our office for details.
Allegheny Christian Outreach (ACO) is a large-group fellowship that helps students to know and follow Jesus. Students help each other deepen and live out their Christian faith through Bible study, prayer, worship,service, and retreats. ACO meets on Tuesdays at 8:30 pm in the Ford Chapel Oratory.
Allegheny Community for Earth-Based Spirituality (ACES) brings together those holding earth-based and alternative spiritual beliefs.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) provides spiritual nurture for athletes and non-athletes. FCA meets on Thursdays at 8:30 pm in Campus Center #301-302
Hillel offers opportunities for Jewish students to celebrate important festivals and explore their culture. Hillel observes Shabbat weekly and meets as scheduled each semester.
Islamic Cultural Association (ICA), formerly Project Nur, provides support for Muslim students and welcomes anyone who is interested in confronting stereotypes and Islamophobia, as a way to build mutual respect.
MOSAIC (Meaningful Open Spiritual and Inter-religious Collaborative), formerly Interfaith Fellowship (IFF), draws together representatives of the SRL groups to sponsor periodic discussions and social events. Their annual SRL Week (formerly Faith Week) increases awareness on campus of spiritual and religious issues.
Newman Catholic Campus Ministry brings Catholic students together for conversation, movie nights, and other events and offers retreats and outings. Newman meets on Mondays at 8:00 pm in Campus Center #206.
Society of Buddhist and Hindu Students (SBHS) offers students from these backgrounds and the campus community field trips and holiday celebrations.
Sojourners Christian Fellowship provides weekly table fellowship, study, and service opportunities. Sojourners meets on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm in Campus Center #206.