Organizations and Programs

Elon has more than a dozen active religious and spiritual life organizations on campus.  If you are interested in learning more about how to become involved in any of these orgnizations, their meeting times and the contact information for their leadership is listed below. You can also fill our our Spiritual Interest Form and we'll get you connected!

Don't see what you're looking for? Contact Chaplain Jan Fuller to talk about starting your own!

The religious and spiritual life organizations on campus all agree to a pledge of cooperation.

Are you organizing a religious or spiritual life organization's trip off campus?  Everyone going on the trip (including advisors) needs to have a  Travel and Waiver Form filled out and on file. In addition, please turn in an itinerary for the trip complete with advisor's names and cell numbers, mode of transportation (i.e., personal cars, Moseley vans, air travel, etc.), and a completed Driver Responsibility Form for all drivers of personal vehicles.


Alpha Delta Tau Christian Sorority
ADT is an unaffiliated Christian sorority at Elon University that fosters deeper Christian faith and sisterhood through fellowship, service, and social activities.
Student Leader: Lauren Reed
 
Buddhist Association
We offer several events throughout the year that engage diverse forms of Buddhist teaching and practice. Please contact one of our Chaplains or our Multi-faith Coordinator for more information.
 
Campus Outreach is a nondenominational organization which seeks to develop spiritual leaders on the college campus. We provide a variety of opportunities for students to investigate Christianity and grow spiritually while at Elon. Some of these opportunities include Bible studies, large group meetings, retreats and conferences.

Mondays, 8:00 pm, Global Commons 103
Student Leaders:
Fac/Staff Advisors: Stephen Byrd
Campus Ministers: David Springer, Julie Nichols

Catholic Campus Ministry is a vibrant group of students who worship together at Mass on Wednesday and Sunday evenings and become involved in numerous service opportunities throughout the week. CCM conducts retreats each semester and alternative spring breaks both domestically and abroad. The students in CCM have big hearts and want to deepen their faith while they are in college. Check CCM on Facebook for more information.
Sunday Mass, 4:00 & 6:00 pm, Elon Community Church
Wednesday Mass, 7:30 pm, Holt Chapel; Friday Mass, 12:10 pm, Numen Lumen Pavilion
Student Leader: Chelsea Semeraro
Fac/Staff Advisor: Amanda Zamzes
Campus Minister: Father Peter Tremblay, OFM Conv., 336.278.7355
Peer minister: Halie Reed
Business Manager: T. Huynh-Duc, 336.278.7363
 
We are an inclusive group promoting more open and progressive conversations about scripture, social issues, and social justice. All students are welcome, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other category, including students from other campus Christian groups.
Student Leader: Kendall Kynoch
Campus Minister: Joel Harter, Associate Chaplain for Protestant Life, 336.278.7729
 
Gospel Choir is a ministry of students who have a mutual interest in music and singing and a love for Jesus Christ. Gosepl Choir strives to provide students with an environment that embodies a feeling of togetherness and family. Check our Facebook page for updates and information. Gospel Choir also oversees Urgent Message Dance and Mime Troupe.
Thursdays, 7:30 pm, Numen Lumen Pavilion, Sacred Space
Gospel Choir Student Leaders: Lana Logan
Urgent Message Student Leaders: Genesis Milton and Lauren Hudson 
Fac/Staff Advisor: Jamie Butler
 
Elon Hillel is a community serving the 650+ Jewish students on campus. Hillel is housed in the Sklut Hillel Center, the home for Jewish Life on campus, providing social, religious, educational, and social justice opportunities for students, including bagel brunches, a regular Shabbat program, observances and celebrations of Jewish holidays, Birthright trips to Israel, and spring break service trips. Check the website and Elon Hillel on Facebook for details.
Board Meetings Wednesdays, 8 pm, Sklut Hillel Center
Student Leaders: Ariel Mittleman
Director of Hillel: Jessica Waldman, 336.278.7729
Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life: Rabbi Meir Goldstein, 336.278.7729
Fac/Staff Advisors: Jeff Stein and Richard Landesberg
 
Yoga Club is a community of students from all skill levels who practice and learn yoga together as a spiritual or centering practice. We are a multi-faith community that welcomes religious and non-religious students from all backgrounds.
Mondays at 7:30pm, Numen Lumen Pavilion, Sacred Space
Student Leaders: Alexandra McCorkle
Fac/Staff Advisor: Joel Harter
 
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCA supports the spiritual lives of Christian student athletes, coaches, and any student with an interest or association with sports or athletics at Elon. FCA meets regularly for worship, bible study, fellowship, and social activities.
Student Leader: Erica Braschi
Fac/Staff Advisor: Coach Charlotte Smith
 
Hindu Association
We offer several events throughout the year such as Diwali and Holi that offer education about and engagement with Hinduism. Please contact one of our chaplains or our Multi-faith Coordinator for more information.
 
InterVarsity is a nondenominational Christian ministry that provides a transformational community where students can learn together what it means to grow in relationship with Jesus. InterVarsity offers small group Bible studies, large group gatherings, retreats and social events, house ministries for students in Greek Life, service in the community, and other opportunities for growth and outreach. Check us out on Facebook.
Tuesdays, 8:30 pm, Taphouse
Student Leader: Kaylin Dance
Campus Staff: Doug Arms and Katie Arms
Fac/Staff Advisor: Scott Hildebrand
 
Interfaith House: Mindfully Plural LLC
Interfaith House (fondly refered to as 'Om House' by its residents) is an intentional living community for juniors and seniors from diverse religious and non-religious backgrounds. Residents explore mindfulness together within the context of interfaith community and host events and programs for the wider campus community. Interfaith House is located at the Station at Mill Point and all are welcome to stop by for snacks, tea, and conversation!
Fac/Staff Advisor: Carrie Seigler
 
Interfaith Spring Break Service Trip
Join us during spring break for an interfaith community service trip focused on economic justice for the homeless and housing insecure. The trip will include community service, justice education, interfaith sharing, and fun. Students from all backgrounds (religious and non-religious) are welcome to apply.
Multi-faith Coordinator: Carrie Seigler
 
ITB is Elon's meditation society. Our practice is based on the Rinzai Zen tradition and open to students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds who want to learn about and practice meditation in community with others. No prior experience with meditation is necessary. Connect with our Facebook Group.
Thursdays, 4:15 pm, McBride Gathering Room, Numen Lumen Pavilion
Student Leader: Chris Bertrand
Fac/Staff Advisor: Barbara Gordon
 
Latter-Day Saints Association
This group is currently inactive. Please contact the Truitt Center if you are interested in a leadership position.
 
LEAF is a welcoming, Christian community open to anyone seeking a deeper relationship with God. LEAF gathers for Christian Worship every Sunday and after worship the group enjoys a home-cooked meal and conversation as we support one another in our lives of faith. Throughout the semester we participate in worship, service projects, bible studies and discussions, and retreats. Connect with us on Facebook!
Sundays, 4:30 pm, Sacred Space, Numen Lumen Pavilion
Student Leader: Asher Thompson
Campus Priest: Courtney Davis-Shoemaker
Campus Minister: Julie Tonnesen
Fac/Staff Advisor: Joel Harter
 
Elon's Muslim Student Association is committed to promoting understanding and awareness of the Islamic faith. MSA facilitates events and services for Muslim students to deepen their faith and for others on campus to learn about Muslim traditions, cultures, and beliefs. Learn more about Muslim Life at Elon.
Muslim Life Coordinator: Shane Atkinson
Fac/Staff Advisor: Shereen Elgamal
 
OneSixteen
OneSixteen, formerly known as Affinity, is a student led nondenominational Christian organization that focuses on spiritual development, fellowship and service with the mission statement of food, fellowship, and fun. OneSixteen meets every Friday at 5 p.m. for dinner and Bible Study with worship events, prayer nights and off campus trips throughout the semester.
Mondays, 7:00 pm, Moseley 221 (the CREDE)
Student Leaders: Nialani Robinson
Fac/Staff Advisor: Jamie Butler and Jeffrey Coker
 
Orthodox Christian Fellowship (Eastern Orthodox)
This group is currently inactive. Please contact the Truitt Center if you are interested in a leadership position.
 
Ripple is a one-of-a-kind student-led regional interfaith conference for college and university students. Ripple 2017 is February 24-26 with the theme "Mindfully Plural." To get involved, contact one of the student directors.
Student Directors: Miranda Baker and Alexandra McCorkle
Fac/Staff Advisors: Joel Harter and Carrie Seigler
 
SAGES Multi-faith Engagement Program
SAGES is the mindset and community that informs all our multi-faith programs and events, including our religious festivals, Interfaith House, Ripple Conference, and Interfaith Spring Break Trip. SAGES sponsors multi-faith reflection dinners throughout the year. Contact Jan Fuller (University Chaplain) or Carrie Seigler (Multi-faith Coordinator) to learn more.
 
SSE is an organization designed to promote free thinking thought patterns and unity through interfaith engagement and respect for non theists and atheists alike. Want to get involved? Contact Carrie Seigler (Multifaith Coordinator).
Fac/Staff Advisor: Carrie Seigler, 336 278-7359
 
Spirit and Pride Association for LGBTQIA and Allies
Spirit and Pride provides spiritual support and fellowship for LGBTQIA students and allies through events and discussions that engage the intersection of sexuality and religion. Looking for spiritual community that is Open and Affirming? Contact one of the chaplains for more information: Jan Fuller, Joel Harter, Meir Goldstein, or our Multi-faith Coordinator Carrie Seigler. See also our list of Open and Affirming Christian worship opportunities and area churches.
 
Presbyterian Student Fellowship is a progressive faith organization dedicated to exploring and discovering faith with college students; empowering them to live out their faith with a hunger for justice, peace, and service to others. Ukirk Elon works to foster a welcoming and nurturing Christian community in which students are invited to participate in fellowship. Worship, and service with one another.
Tuesdays, 8 pm, Numen Lumen Pavilion 201
Student Leader: Emma Warman
Fac/Staff Advisor: Barry Bradberry and Happy Kerns
 
Urgen Message is a ministry of the Elon Gospel Choir (see above). We use dance dance as our ministry tool to spread the gospel on campus and in local communities and churches.
Student Leaders: Genesis Milton and Lauren Hudson
 
Young Life College is a nondenominational Christian organization that offers students a fun, accepting community while exploring or deepening their faith. Students are nurtured, guided, and encouraged to learn what it means to be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, and there are opportunities to help mentor and lead local area high school Young Life groups
Wednesdays, 9:00 pm, Contact Hannah for location
Student Leaders:
Campus Staff: Hannah Keith
Fac/Staff Advisor: Susan Lindley