The Open House 204 N. Mulberry (lower campus)
|Mark R. Orten||Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, University Chaplain, firstname.lastname@example.org, (740) 587-8504|
|Kimberly V. West||Program Coordinator, Assistant to the Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, email@example.com, (740) 587-5727|
|Steven Profitt||Chaplaincy Intern, firstname.lastname@example.org, (740) 587-6759|
|Ari Ballaban||Student Rabbi, email@example.com, (740)587-5727|
The Director of Religious and Spiritual Life has primary responsibility for religious life programming on the Denison campus. In recognition of our diversity, opportunities for interreligious experiences and dialogue are integral to the mission and program of this office.
Student Programs in Religious and Spiritual Life currently include: Agape (African American Christian Fellowship), Buddhist Fellowship, Canterbury Club (Episcopal), Centenary Methodist Fellowship, Denison Christian Community, Denison Religious Understanding (multi-faith dialogue), Ecclesia(weekly opportunities for interdenominational fellowship, Bible study and discussion), Friends Meeting (Quaker), Hillel (Jewish fellowship), Hindu Student Association, Muslim Student Association, The Newman Club/Roman Catholic Mass, Presbyterians at Denison, and Tehillah Gospel Ensemble.
Programs and services, including pastoral care and consultation, are available for the entire community. The staff assists in coordinating and encouraging observances for all of the religious traditions on campus, including Diwali (Hindu Festival of Lights), Eid al Fitr (Muslim conclusion of Ramadan), Service of Lessons and Carols (Christian reading and singing), and Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hannukah and Passover (Jewish).
For more information, go to Religious & Spiritual Life.