Hamilton Christian Fellowship is a community of Christians – Catholic and Protestant – who gather for prayer, song, study, and discussion about life in Christ, and for building a social life for the Christian community on campus.
InterVarsity Staff: Open
The Protestant Worshipping Community at Hamilton College for students and faculty/staff. We are blessed with two choirs -- a student-directed gospel choir, and a chapel choir directed by Bob Ford, Chapel Music Director. We also are led in musical ministry by student musicians led by Nate Taylor '11, bass. We invite students to help lead us in worship and music. We celebrate communion the first Sunday of the month. Community Church sponsors a mid-week discussion groups, open hour in Cafe Opus, community service events, dinner/discussion gatherings and other opportunities to gather as a community.
Website: Community Church
Pastor: Jeffrey McArn
Chapel Music Director: Bob Ford
A singing group with student leadership, the Gospel Choir invites all students to sing songs of praise written in the great gospel tradition. We sing at events on campus and festivals off-campus. The spiritual focus os the groups helps its participants to worship, relieve stress, and bond with one another in an open atmosphere.
Advisor: Jeff McArn
Music Director & President: Nate Taylor '11 email@example.com
Seeks to meet the educational, religious and social needs of the Jewish community at Hamilton, and those interested in Jewish life. Hillel sponsors High Holiday services, a Community Seder, and various other events related to other religious occasions such as Sukkot, Hanukah, and Purim, in addition to social and educational events.
Advisor: Anat Guez
Silent Meditaiton: Meditation Room upstairs in the Chapel available for individual silent reflection 24 hours a day.
Meditation Club meets in the Meditation Room upstairs in the chapel:
Tuesdays at 7 a.m., Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (Both with leaders from Syracuse Zen Center )
Encourages the meditative practices of many of the world's religions by offering a place of silence for instruction in and observance of sitting meditation. Also invites speakers and meditation workshop leaders to campus, and sponsors meditation retreats.
Student officers: Jeremy Gleason '11, Matt Russell '11
Faculty Advisor: Jessica Burke, Spanish Department
Adjunct Advisor: Abbot Roko Cherry Shayat and Tim Kohlbrenner, The Zen Center of Syracuse.
Provides ways for Muslim students, or students interested in Islam, to talk about issues relating to the religious facet of their lives. The MSA also makes arrangements to transport students to the mosques in Utica for occasional Friday prayers and other religious observances. The Muslim Prayer Room is available for muslim members of the Hamilton community for prayer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week when the college is in session.
Advisor: Mireille Koukjian, firstname.lastname@example.org, 315-859-4314
Provides an atmosphere for spiritual, intellectual, and social interaction--primarily for Catholic students, but open to the concerns of the campus community. Centered in its weekly celebration of the Mass, the Newman Community also is involved in community service through annual Trust Treat project at Halloween.
Advisor: Fr. John Croghan
Brings together students from the Orthodox tradition -- Greek, Russian, and other Eastern Orthodox traditions. Occasional lunch time discussions and worship opportunities facilitated by Fr. James Guirguis.
Adjunct Advisor: Fr. James Guirguis of St. George's Antiochian Church of Utica, NY
Mireille Koukjian, Muslim Student Association Advisor Redwan Saleh '13 • Shaquil Hossain '14, Prayer LeadersPrayers offered individually
Mireille Koukjian, Muslim Student Association Advisor
Redwan Saleh '13 • Shakil Hossain '14, Prayer Leaders
Shabbat Dinner 6:45-8 P.M.
Fr. John Croghan, Catholic Chaplain, celebrating
(Communion first Sunday of the month)
Emma Bowman ‘15 • Carrie Cabush ‘15 • Sarah Mandel ‘15 • Chiuba Obele ’13 • Tim Driscoll '14 • Gabe Mollica '14 • Eric Lintala '16 • John Rufo '16
Rev. Jeff McArn, preaching
Bob Ford, music director
Jorett Joseph '15 • Jasmin Thomas '15
Dr. Roxanne Bellamy-Campbell, Advisor