Religious Diversity

We celebrate diversity in all faith traditions by providing opportunities for students to grow in their spiritual and religious lives.

We promote awareness and dialogue about various faith traditions, hoping to cultivate mutual understanding, respect, and harmony.

Students are provided with:

  • Prayer and worship services for various faith traditions.
  • Opportunities for Interfaith prayer and service experiences.
  • Faith based student groups.
  • Interfaith Retreats.
  • Spiritual guidance.
  • Interfaith Advocates.
  • Interfaith Prayer Space.
  • Connection to faith groups outside of the college.
  • Information on activities held at other local colleges.

 

Interfaith Student Advocates
Mission Statement:
The Interfaith Advocates offers students from all faith backgrounds a welcoming, respectful, and nurturing opportunities to gather and celebrate religious and spiritual diversity, recognizing that there are many paths to God.

 

Interfaith Calendar

April 2017

April 5          Ram Navami (Hindu): The First day of a nine-day festival in honor of Ram

April 9-15   Holy Week/Easter (Christian): The most important of Christian Holidays, marking the Last Supper, Passion, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth

April 10-18   Passover (Jewish): Commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian bondage. 

April 10-16 Orthodox Holy Week/Easter (Orthodox Christian)

April 23-24  Yom-Ha-Shoah (Jewish) Holocaust Memorial Day

June 2017

June 4          Pentecost (Christian): Celebrates the giving of the Holy Spirit and the founding events of the Christian church. 

May 27-June 25  Ramadan (Muslim) A month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran of Muhammad

May 30-June 1     Shavuot (Jewish) A harvest festival celebrating the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai 

 

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