Religious Life Organizations
(LIST LAST UPDATED JANUARY 2015 AND WILL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.)
NAMES OF ORGANIZATION ADVISORS AND STUDENT LEADERS ARE NOTED IN MOST CASES.
The religious life organizations and services on campus reflect various religious communities. These organizations provide education as well as spiritual and emotional support.
The Moravian College Christian Fellowship is an interdenominational group that gathers for spiritual formation opportunities, worship, and fellowship. Small groups of students (Trilogy Groups) meet weekly in the residence halls for Bible exploration and faith renewal. MCCF has a special-interest house on campus for fellowship and programming.
President: Alek Szilagyi
Advisor: Jennika Borger
The Hillel Society provides a Jewish community within Moravian College, and shares Jewish heritage and traditions with the Moravian College community. Moravian’s Hillel has a partnership with B’rith Sholom synagogue in Bethlehem, whose rabbi, Rabbi Allen Juda, serves as the College’s Jewish Chaplain. All are welcome to join in the celebration of Jewish holidays, and to attend Hillel events as they occur throughout the year.
President: Sara Kaskowitz
Advisor: Jason Radine
Middle Eastern Club
The Middle Eastern Club strengthens the unity of the Middle Eastern community on campus. The club serves to facilitate discussions and better educate other on the Middle Eastern culture to create a better campus environment.
President: Adam Ghoweri
Advisor: Khristina Haddad
Muslim Students Association (MSA)
A MSA is an organization devoted to strengthening the Muslim community through service and activism, educating both Muslims and people of other faiths about the religion of Islam, and facilitating a better environment for students on campus.
President: Anika Riaz
Advisor: Arash Naraghi
The Newman Association assists the Roman Catholic community of the College in maintaining and strengthening its faith commitment by study, participation in sacraments and worship, and integration of the faith into the community. Students establish respectful sharing with non-Catholic colleagues, who are welcome to participate in all Newman activities. The association also strives to provide personal, spiritual, and emotional support.
Advisor: Ian Buterbaugh
Religious Studies Society
To provide events and developmental activities to Moravian College Religious Studies students, their peers and the greater community.
Advisor: Kelly Denton-Borhaug
Student Christian Community (Reformed University Fellowship)
Student Christian Community is a group open to everyone at Moravian College. We are affiliated with Reformed University Fellowship, the college ministry arm of the Presbyterian Church in America. Our desire is for both the believer and the skeptic to say of our community, "Where have I ever been loved like this?" We are not there yet, but that is what we are working towards.
Presidents: Jonathan Diehl
Advisor: Christopher Hunt and Scott Harvey