Spiritual Life Opportunities


Catholic Students Organization (CSO)

CSO seeks to encourage students to integrate their spirituality, social lives, and academic careers in a holistic style. In addition, the CSO provides opportunities for Bible studies and small groups throughout the school year. Visit our Facebook page for more information. Student Contact: Maggie Patterson Advisor: Dr. Danny Wasserman

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

A mix of students, coaches, and staff meets weekly to share in prayer, worship, and discipleship support. FCA meets on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm in Art Smith Arena or in classroom 228 outside of the upstairs gym. Follow Alma College FCA on Instagram and Twitter. Student Contact: Jared Fleming Advisor: Coach Sam Hargraves


Alma has an active chapter of the national Jewish students’ organization, with support from both the Alma College Chaplain and Michigan State University’s Hillel Rabbi, Becca Walker. Hillel offers regular educational and developmental programs on campus for both Jewish and non-Jewish students. Student Contact: Gabi Alter Advisor: Dr. Joanne Gilbert

New Life

A Christian fellowship and faith formation group that meets weekly for study, prayer, and fun. New Life meets on Wednesdays at 9:00 pm in the chapel basement. Student Contact: Chris Nolan

Tea Time

An engaging small group for women to study, pray, and support one another in fellowship—all over a warm cup of tea! Tea Time meets at 8:00 pm on Wednesdays in Wright Hall room 302. Student Contact: Holly Zuiderveen

Prayer and Meditation

An interfaith prayer and meditation room is located at the rear of the Chapel balcony. There are also small rooms downstairs for prayer and study from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Student-led Bible studies and prayer groups

In addition to fellowship groups, there are student-led small group Bible studies and book discussions that meet weekly throughout the year. Each group welcomes students of any denomination. Contact the chaplain or check the calendar of events for more information.