Organizations appearing with an asterisk* next to the title are sponsored by the College. Those without are registered as independent groups.
InterCollegiate Fellowship is a nondenominational Christian group whose goals include praying among members, inviting others to the fellowship, and building relationships both within the organization and in the Wellesley community. This is achieved though weekly Friday night Bible Study, Sunday morning church service, prayer meetings, and group hangouts.
Weekly Meeting: Off Campus friday night bible study, Off Campus sunday morning church service.
Student Leaders: Vivien Chen, email@example.com & Joyce Zhao firstname.lastname@example.org & Alice Choe email@example.com
Advisor: Pastor David Eng, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wellesley Christians on Campus is an evangelical Christian group seeking to earnestly pursue the truth revealed in the Bible, and aspiring to serve and create fellowship witho other believers in order to build up the Body of Christ (Eph 4:12). We welcome all believers in Christ, as well as anyone interested in knowing the BIble and our Lord. We also endeavor to have fellowship with Christian students fom surrounding campuses, incluing Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Boston College, and Brandeis University, to name a few.
Weekly Meeting: In dorms on Wednesdays, weekly worship Sunday 10am at 50 Dudley Rd, Newton MA 02459
Student Leaders: Angie Meli, email@example.com & Alicia Lee, firstname.lastname@example.org & Rosey Li, email@example.com
Symphony Family Group connects students to Symphony Church in Boston and hosts weekly Sunday services, family group, and Friday night college worship. Symphony also hosts other activities such as retreats and hangouts throughout the year. Our vision is to be an authentic, grace-filled, prayer driven, Scripture based community within Boston and on campus.
Student Leaders: Mina Oh, firstname.lastname@example.org & Michelle Yu, email@example.com
Advisor: Anna Ha, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wellesley College Newman Catholic Community seeks to foster an environment that strengthens one’s spirituality and understanding of the Roman Catholic Church. Embracing Cardinal Newman’s ideology that intellect and spirit go hand in hand, the Newman Catholic Community hopes to become living witnesses as educated, passionate, and faithful Catholic leaders. Respecting the dignity of every person, The Newman Catholic Community challenges one another to “love your neighbor as yourself.”
Mass: Sunday, 4:00 pm in the Chapel
Newman Gathering: Sunday, 5:00 pm in the MFC Main Room
Student Leaders: Maria Gonzalez, email@example.com
Advisor: Emily Jendzejec, firstname.lastname@example.org
Latter-Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA) supports Wellesley College students who are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The group provides a space where members of the Church can learn and worship together as well as strengthen each other in faith. As a family, LDSSA holds weekly Family Home Evening, hosts on-campus institute, travels together to a YSA ward in Cambridge, and fellowship and has fun as a Wellesley group and with other Boston Mormons.
Student Leaders: Katie LaBarge, email@example.com & Chloey Garza, firstname.lastname@example.org
Unitarian Universalist Community is a space for seekers of all kinds, including those who are spiritual but not religious, those who come from faiths other than Unitarian Universalism, those who are life-long UUs, and those who are just curious about what UUism is! Wellesley College Unitarian Universalist Community believes in the inherent worth and dignity of all people, and gathers to feel a part of a community, to restore members’ spirits, and to take care of ourselves and one another. The community meets weekly for worship and discussion and also hosts events such as an annual pomander-making event. All are welcome to every gathering.
UU Heartspace: Tuesday, 4:15 pm in the MFC Main Room
UU Sinners SD: Tuesday, 5:30 pm in Stone Davis Dining Hall
Student Leaders: Liz Wendell, email@example.com Rosemary Dodd, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Joanna Lubkin, email@example.com
Black Women's Ministry aims to spiritually nourish its members and foster belonging and siblinghood on Wellesley's campus. Ministry members participate in weekly bible studies, community service, on and off-campus social events, go to church together, and attend gospel concerts and conferences together.
Student Leaders: Nerlande Philius, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Tracey Cameron, email@example.com
Student Secular Alliance welcomes students with no religious affiliation to gather as a community and discuss current events as well as the topic of secularism as it pertains to Wellesley and the world.
Student Leader: Mia Tuccillo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sophia's Table is an inclusive, ecumenical, weekly Christian worship and community experience open to all. A short liturgy of prayer, scripture, and discussion is offered by the chaplain or a member of the group. Come because you are hungry for spiritual nourishment…and be surprised by how you are fed at our table!
Sophia's Table: Wednesday, 5-7 pm, Multifaith Center
Student Leaders: Rachel Hale, email@example.com & Kira Van Voorhees, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Sarah Robbins-Cole, email@example.com
Other Protestant Offerings:
Lunch with the Stone-Davis Neighborhood Chaplain: Monday, 12:30 pm in Stone Davis Dining Hall
Holy Communion: Mondays, 5:00 - 5:30 pm in the MFC Gathering Area
Darshana is Wellesley's Hindu student organization and provides a great sense of community for many Hindu students. Darshana gathers weekly for prayer and discussion and to study the Bhagvad Gita, a famous Hindu text. In addition, Darshana holds campus wide celebrations of holidays, such as Diwali and Holi, and meets with other colleges in the Boston area once a semester for retreats, conferences, and temple-trips. All who are curious about Hinduism are more than welcome to join.
Weekly Meeting: Sundays, 10am, Multifaith Center Meditation Room (Worship at 11am)
Student Leader: Harshita Yerramreddy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Shrestha Singh, email@example.com
Other Hindu Offerings:
Puja: Sunday, 11:00 am in the MFC Meditation Room & Wednesday, 10:00 am in the MFC Main Room
Al-Muslimat is a student-run organization for the Muslim Women of Wellesley College. Al-Muslimat, which means "The Muslim Women," was established in 1992, and has since been providing Islamic support services for women from various countries, traditions, cultures, and backgrounds. In addition to supporting Muslim women, Al-Muslimat promotes an understanding of Islam and issues related to Islam throughout the Wellesley College community.
Weekly Meeting: Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm, Multifaith Prayer Room
Student Leader: Julide Iye, firstname.lastname@example.org & Sidhika Ashraf email@example.com
Advisor: Amira Quraishi, firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Muslim Oferings:
Jum'ah Prayers:Friday, 12:30 pm in the MFC Gathering Area. Followed by Jum'ah Lunch.
The purpose of Cru Wellesley Christian Fellowship is to create a safe space where all students can come and explore the person of Jesus Christ in the context of Christian community. We meet in weekly Bible studies, host social events each month, participate in Cru Boston activities and events, connect Wellesley students with local churches, and encourage friendships amongst both Christian women and those who are exploring questions of faith. This organization also aims to aid Christians in their spiritual growth and to teach members how to articulate their faith. We also work closely with the Cru Boston Metro Ministry.
Weekly Meeting: Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center
Student Leader: Kindred Obas, email@example.com
Advisor: Soo Hong, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hillel is a student organization dedicated to exploring, celebrating, and educating about all elements of Jewish life- cultural, spiritual, social, and religious. We host weekly Kabbalat Shabbat services and dinners, holiday services and celebrations, lectures, film screenings, mixers, and much much more!
Shabbat Services: Friday, 5:30 pm in the MFC Gathering Space. Followed by Shabbat Dinner in the Hillel Lounge.
Student Leaders: Talia Tandler email@example.com, Hope Schneider firstname.lastname@example.org, Alyssa Fishbein email@example.com
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Wellesley Intervarsity seeks to spread the good news of the Gospel through outreach, Bible studies, and fellowship; we seek to challenge students in their relationships with the Lord and to provide a community supportive to spiritual growth. Ultimately, we hope to see students come into personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and to commit their lives to following Him. We hope to facilitate this through large and small Bible studies, one-on-one groups, and community events.
Weekly Meeting: Two weekly Bible studies: Thursday nights 7pm in the Multifaith Center and Tuesday nights (contact for time and location).
Student Leaders: Chelsie Ahn firstname.lastname@example.org, Danielle Peterson email@example.com
Advisor: Markella Rutherford firstname.lastname@example.org
Asian Baptist Sudent Koinonia (ABSK) is a community of Christians committed to fellowship with Jesus Christ and one other. Our goal is for others to come to know the love of God that we share. We meet every Friday for Bible Study, but we also love to cook, take trips, and share our lives together. Whether you're a Christian wanting to grow or simply want to know more about life, we invite you to come join us...you don't have to be Asian or Baptist!
Weekly Meeting: Thursdays, 7:30 pm, Lulu Wang Campus Center 415
Student Leader: Christine Kang (email@example.com), & Jamie Chung (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced system for improving mind and body, with roots in thousands of years Chinese culture. The practice's most visible aspect is its meditation and four gentle exercises --- highly effective ways to improve health and energy levels.
Falun Gong practitioners also study spiritual teachings taking them as a guide for daily life. At the core of these teachings are the values of Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance. Falun Gong teaches that these are the most fundamental qualities of the universe and that by assimilating to them, a person can unlock both physical health and immense wisdom.
Student Leaders: Cindy Yu, email@example.com
Advisor: John Jaw, firstname.lastname@example.org