THERE ARE MANY DIVERSIFIED GROUPS HERE AT LEHIGH
COVID HAD MADE OUR MEETINGS MOSTLY VIRTUAL,
BUT WE ARE ALL DOING OUR BEST TO STAY IN TOUCH.
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CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRY - NEWMAN COUNCIL
OUR MISSION The Lehigh Catholic Campus Ministry & Newman Center's mission is to know and love Jesus Christ, to discover His Will in our lives, and to serve Him and His Church on our campus and in the world. We serve the spiritual, social, and leadership formation needs of Catholic students attending Lehigh University. We provide a community that is a "home away from home" offering the opportunity for people to receive the Sacraments and have access to a safe and welcoming place of prayer and a spiritual center for students, faculty, and staff. Masses are offered in Packer Memorial Church at 12:10pm and 9:10pm on Sundays during the semester and our Newman Center is located at Holy Ghost Church (417 Carlton Ave. Bethlehem) where there are also regular weekday and Sunday Masses. Our chaplain Fr. Mark Searles may be reached at Fr.Searles@lehigh.edu or call our offices at 610-758-4148 and firstname.lastname@example.org. -- Lehigh University Newman Center Catholic Campus Ministry 417 Carlton Avenue - Cullen Hall Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015-1535 Telephone: 610-758-4148 Fax: 610-867-6839
The Chabad Club is a recognized student religious club with a constitution that meets university requirements for clubs. An independent organization in the community called "Chabad at Lehigh" has no affiliation with Lehigh University. "Chabad at Lehigh" is a local religious organization that serves members of the local community and is located off-campus in South Bethlehem. For information about the off-campus "Chabad at Lehigh" organization, see: Chabadlehigh.org. The unaffiliated organization, "Chabad at Lehigh," sponsors events and programs that include: Weekly one-of-a-kind Shabbat services and dinners Social events such as BBQs, Israeli Night, and Challah Baking Guest speakers High Holiday and Passover services and meals Lunch and learns The Sinai Scholar Society Mezuzah bank Birthright Israel trips And much more! "Chabad at Lehigh" can be followed on Facebook and Twitter Contacts: Outside Advisors: Rabbi Zalman Greenberg ~ email@example.com
CRU / CRU Athletes
Cru is a diverse community where the gospel captures hearts, transforms lives, and launches men and women into a lifelong adventure with Jesus Christ. Schedule: Weekly meeting: Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Neville 3. Men's Bible Study: Monday in The Dialogue Center at 7:30 p.m. Women's Bible Study: Tuesday in The Dialogue Center at 7:30 p.m. Contacts: Cru: Co-President-Joseph Min / 267-516-7843 / firstname.lastname@example.org Co-President-Ben Burkhart / 717-742-7630 / email@example.com Secretary/Treasurer- Gaby Effendi / 267-471-8333 / firstname.lastname@example.org Cru Athletes: President-Courtney Supp / 267-772-3928 / email@example.com Vice President-Jaelynn Chesson / 615-870-2857 / firstname.lastname@example.org
FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES IN ACTION (FCAIA)
Lehigh’s chapter of FCAIA encourages Lehigh’s athletes, Christian or otherwise, to explore their relationship with Jesus Christ and their relationships with their teammates and peers. Christian coaches are involved to help and challenge the members. The group holds roundtable discussions and practices an interactive form of worship that cannot be found in ordinary church environments. Discussions usually involve both large and small groups, and last about an hour. The group brings in outside discussion leaders, including other Christian leaders on campus and athletes from outside of the university.
HINDU STUDENTS ORGANIZATION
The purpose of this organization is to bring together Hindu students, as well as those interested in learning about the religion, to learn about the culture and discuss issues facing Hinduism today. Throughout the year we also celebrate various religious festivals including Diwali and Holi. Meeting times: TBA
INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (IVCF)
InterVarsity provides a safe and challenging place for all students to explore Jesus’ invitation to follow him. We want to see members grow in their faith as they strive to live out Jesus’ words on Lehigh’s campus, study scripture in community, and engage in service, prayer, and outreach. InterVarsity’s vision is to see lives being transformed, Lehigh’s campus renewed, and world changers developed. Small Groups—open groups where students gather in dorms across campus to look at the Bible together (for times and locations see contacts below) Retreats – a place where students from schools across PA gather to receive relevant teaching and encouragement to live out their faith on campus and take active steps towards Jesus Camp – a week at the end of the school year where students gather at a camp to study the book of Mark together and examine their lives based on their study The Well - a weekly gathering of students from across campus to learn from relevant speakers about following Jesus in college, participate in musical worship and prayer, and connect with others exploring or growing in faith in Jesus
JEWISH STUDENT LIFE - HILLEL SOCIETY
Hillel is a student-run organization serving the campus Jewish community, and is headquartered in the Jewish Student Center at 216 Summit Street. Hillel provides cultural and social programming as well as some religious activities. Its regular programs include Sunday "Bagel brunches," Sabbath dinners, holiday celebrations, speakers and film discussion groups, as well as an inclusive Passover Seder for the entire campus community. Hillel organizes transportation to worship services and a program of local nursing home visitation. Contacts: President: David Molish '22~ email@example.com Jewish Life Director: Rabbi Steven P. Nathan ~ firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Hillel International
LEHIGH MULTI-FAITH INITIATIVE (LUMI)
Lehigh Multi-faith initiative (LUMI) invites members of the Lehigh family together believing that spiritual questions merit attention and discussion. Answers to these questions will be varied, but honest witness to each individual's faith experience is worthy of respectful listening and civil discussion. The group is pledged to affirming an attitude of respectful engagement and offering dialogue as a model for engaging across faith traditions, religious divisions, and denominational lines. LUMI exists to encourage friendship and respect across religious, spiritual and secular identities. It does not privilege any one particular perspective on spiritual matters. The group offers safe space to discuss faith and the questions for which faith is an important component. Staff Advisor: Lynn Spina Program Advisor: Rabbi Steve Nathan
LEHIGH UNIVERSITY CHINESE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (LUCCF)
The purpose and aim of Lehigh University Chinese Christian Fellowship shall be to propagate the gospel of Jesus on campus of Lehigh University, especially to Chinese students, scholars, and faculties. The campus ministry of Lehigh University Chinese Christian fellowship emphasizes on Bible study, discipleship and community service. Lehigh University Chinese Christian Fellowship affiliated with Lehigh Valley Chinese Christian Church. It has a faculty adviser (Dr. Dong-Ning Wag; firstname.lastname@example.org) and a clergy adviser (Xiaofan Xiahou; email@example.com) from the Lehigh Valley Chinese Christian Church.
ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (OCF)
Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official collegiate campus ministry program under the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. OCF is charged with connecting Orthodox college students - and those interested in the Orthodox Christian faith - to Christ and His Church. OCF realizes this mission by: Supporting fellowships on college campuses, whose members experience and witness to the Orthodox Christian Church through community life, prayer, service to others, and study of the Christian Faith; Providing a variety of thoughtful and innovative programming including College Conference and Real Break domestic and international service projects; and, Training lay and clergy volunteers as well as our students for leadership roles on campus and beyond. The Lehigh University Chapter of OCF is under the spiritual guidance of Father Alexandros Petrides of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Bethlehem. The group holds weekly dinner meetings, as well as outreach events St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Orthodox Christian Fellowship
REFORMED UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP (RUF)
Campus ministry of discipleship and evangelism affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America that applies the scriptures to the problems facing Lehigh students today while remaining faithful to the historic creeds of the church. RUF has regular weekly meetings for fellowship and teaching, weekly dorm Bible studies, weekly social activities and periodic retreats.