Religious and Spiritual Life
Alma College, affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), affirms its Christian identity, while also seeking to foster a diverse community by welcoming people of all faiths or no faith into the Alma College experience.
We firmly believe that faith and critical thinking reinforce each other, and we are committed to cultivating intellectual, spiritual and vocational discovery in all aspects of campus life.
The mission of the Chapel is to be a voice for integration, discernment and spiritual formation on Alma’s campus.
Chapel programming offers many opportunities to share your gifts and develop your faith through:
- Worshiping, studying the Bible and praying;
- Discovering and exercising your leadership skills; and
- Putting your faith into practice through service to others.
Services during the academic year include:
- Contemporary Christian worship on Sundays at 9 p.m.
- Space for reflection and meditation Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), governed by an independent Board of Trustees and welcoming of a diverse student body. The chaplain is an ordained Presbyterian minister and seeks to serve the needs of the entire campus community.
The student body comprises Christians of many denominations, some Jewish students and a few Muslims. A number of students claim no religious affiliation.
The chaplain works closely with:
- Religious Studies Department, to facilitate career interests in religion and ministry
- Service Learning, to link faith and service
- Center for Responsible Leadership, to develop and cultivate leadership potential
Alma College Chapel
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, MI 48801
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