Student Spiritual Life
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
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.
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
Awaken the Dawn exists to bring healing laced with truth and to give glory to God through excellence in music. We are an a capella group that spreads love of God through music.
We will meet twice a week in Jewett Auditorium for rehearsals.
Advisor: Sarah Robbins-Cole, email@example.com
Black Women's Ministry is a Christian group which 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, host worship nights on campus, and attend gospel concerts/conferences together. We are beyond excited to welcome the class of 2022 to Wellesley and look forward to bringing our new siblings into BWM’s community!
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
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: Tiffany Steinwert, 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
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: Miriam and Claire
Advisor: Rabbi Dena Bodian, firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
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.
Advisor: John Thompson, ThompsonJS@ldschurch.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: Rebecca Riley, email@example.com
Advisor: Emily Jendzejec, 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: Madeline Sorenso, email@example.com
Advisor: Sarah Robbins-Cole, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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, 4:30 pm in the MFC Main Room
UU Dinners: Tuesday, 5:45 pm in Tower Dining Hall
Advisor: Joanna Lubkin, email@example.com