Organizations and Programs

Want to get connected? Fill our our Spiritual Interest Form and find all of our groups and affiliated ministries on PhoenixConnect.

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.


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 Multifaith Coordinator for more information.

Campus Outreach*

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, and retreats and conferences.

Follow Campus Outreach on Facebook

Catholic Campus Ministry*

Catholic Campus Ministry is a vibrant community that comes together in worship at Mass throughout the week and live out their faith in Christ through fellowship and service. CCM holds many events that celebrate the traditions of the Catholic faith, including opportunities for retreats, personal and spiritual growth, social events, leadership, and spring break service trips. Check CCM on Facebook for more information.

Visit the CCM website

Elon Gospel Choir*

Gospel Choir is a ministry of students who have a mutual interest in music and singing and a love for Jesus Christ. Gospel Choir strives to provide students with an environment that embodies a feeling of togetherness and family. All students who love worship and singing are welcome. Check our Facebook page for updates and information.

  • Thursdays, 7:30 pm, McBride Gathering Space (Numen Lumen Pavilion)
  • Gospel Choir Student Leaders: Caroline Redd and Dana Harvey

Elon Hillel*

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.

Elon Yoga Club*

Yoga Club is a community of students from all skill levels who practice and learn yoga together as a spiritual or centering practice.

We explore all things yoga from postural practice to philosophical discussions. We are a multifaith community that welcomes religious and non-religious students from all backgrounds. If you do not have a mat, we have plenty you can borrow.

Visit the Elon Yoga Club Facebook page

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.

Visit the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Facebook page

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 Multifaith Coordinator for more information.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship*

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, McBride Gathering Space (Numen Lumen Pavilion)
  • Student Leader: Nicole Plante
  • Campus Staff: Katie Arms

Interfaith House: Mindfully Plural LLC

Interfaith House is an intentional living community housed in the Station at Mill Point for juniors and senior students 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 Spring Break Trip

Join us during spring break for an interfaith community service trip focused on social justice, community cooperation, and interfaith exploration. The trip will include community service, justice education, interfaith sharing, and fun. Students from all backgrounds (religious and non-religious) are welcome to apply.

Iron Tree Blooming Meditation Society*

Iron Tree Blooming 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.

Visit irontreeblooming.org

Latter-Day Saints Association

This group is currently inactive. Please contact the Truitt Center if you are interested in a leadership position.

LEAF Christian Fellowship (Lutherans, Episcopalians, and Friends)*

LEAF (Lutherans, Episcopalians, and friends) is a welcoming and inclusive Christian community open to all Elon students.  We gather as a community weekly for Christian worship, meeting every Sunday in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion at 4:30pm, with a separate, homemade dinner at 5:30pm in the McBride Gathering Space.  In addition, we also meet for coffee and conversation (Tuesdays, 4-6 pm, Irazu).  LEAF lives out our welcoming values and invites people to join us for events or dinner without expectations of joining us for worship. Our doors and hearts are always open and all are welcome regardless of previous or current religious beliefs.

Connect with us on Facebook

Mindful Elon

The Truitt Center partners with Counseling and Health Promotions to offer Mindfulness workshops and retreats throughout the year that help students with stress management and spiritual well-being. Learn more about Mindful Elon.

Muslim Life at Elon

Muslim Life at Elon is committed to promoting understanding and awareness of the Islamic faith on Elon’s campus and for the wider community. Muslim Life 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.

Numen Lumen: A Thursday Inspiration

Join us each week for music and reflections from members of the Elon University community. Numen Lumen is a time for story-telling, coffee, and community. This year’s theme is “Authentic Identities.” We hope to see you there!

  • Thursdays, 9:50-10:20 am, Sacred Space (Numen Lumen Pavilion)

If you would like to speak or perform at Numen Lumen, contact Carrie Seigler.

OneSixteen*

OneSixteen is a student led nondenominational Christian group that focuses on spiritual development, fellowship, and service. OneSixteen meets every Monday at 7 p.m. for dinner and Bible Study with worship events, prayer nights and fun happenings throughout the semester.

Orthodox Christian Fellowship (Eastern Orthodox)

This group is currently inactive. Please contact the Truitt Center if you are interested in a leadership position.

PUG: Progressive Christian Fellowship (Progressives United by God)

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.

Visit the Progressive Christian Fellowship Facebook page

Ripple Interfaith Student Conference

Ripple is a one-of-a-kind student-led regional interfaith conference for college and university students. Ripple 2019 is February 15-17. To get involved, contact the student director.

Visit The Ripple Conference Facebook page

Secular Society at Elon (SSE)*

SSE is an organization designed to promote free thinking non-religious students at Elon committed to interfaith engagement and respect for non-theists, secular humanists, atheists, and agnostics. Want to get involved? Contact Carrie Seigler (Multifaith Coordinator).

Visit the Secular Society Facebook page

Spirit and Pride

Looking for spiritual community that is Open and Affirming of LGBTQIA students and allies? Contact one of the chaplains for more information or our Multifaith Coordinator Carrie Seigler.

UKirk-Wesley: A Presbyterian Methodist Student Fellowship*

Ukirk-Wesley is a progressive Christian Community 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-Wesley works to foster a welcoming and nurturing Christian community in which students are invited to participate in fellowship, worship, and service with one another.

Young Life College*

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.

 

 

*Recognized Student Organizations