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Interfaith Campus Ministries Association

The Washington University Interfaith Campus Ministries Association (IFCMA) provides a means for the recognized professional religious leaders serving the university community, including priests, ministers, rabbis, pastors and religious student group advisers to come together to provide support for each other; to serve as a resource for the Washington University in St. Louis community; to facilitate and encourage interfaith dialogue and interaction; to advocate students' religious freedom, pride and education; to provide peer ethical accountability to all its members; to provide a central location for referral to pastoral counseling; and to facilitate communication regarding religious issues. The association meets monthly.

To learn more about the Washington University Interfaith Campus Ministries Association please email wuifcma@gmail.com.

For interested students who would like to participate in a faith community, there are many student religious groups, and several churches and synagogues are within walking distance from campus. The following list includes recognized student religious groups.

ACTS - Association of Christian Truth Seekers
A.J. Bennett
(314) 308-1746
ajb77@sbcglobal.net
http://acts-stl.com/blog/
ACTS, Association of Christian Truth Seekers, offers free, home-cooked dinners and Bible studies that delve deep into the Word of God. Christian students, come to strengthen your commitments; others, join us in seeking understanding of God’s truth. ACTS is a family of friends from WUSTL and surrounding areas who strive to better serve our Lord and community. Together, we seek a truth of what it means to be a Christian in today’s world. Sponsored by McKnight Crossings Church of Christ.

Asian Christian Fellowship, Harambee and International Friends
(parts of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA)
Will Chu, Campus Staff for Asian Christian Fellowship
wjchu7@gmail.com
Brian Smith, Campus Staff for International Friends
brianaddsmith@gmail.com
Howie Meloch, Campus Staff for Harambee
howie_meloch@ivstaff.org
http://www.intervarsity.org/
InterVarsity is an interdenominational national student movement that has three main chapters at Washington University. We share a common vision: to see the lives of students and faculty transformed, the campus renewed, and world-changers developed. We welcome everyone as we seek to live out faith in practical ways and provide authentic communities centered around Jesus Christ.

Bhakti Yoga Club
Yamuna Jivana das
(314) 583-2756
Matt Drew
(513) 739-3116
byc.washu@gmail.com
http://sites.google.com/site/bycwashu
Bhakti Yoga Club provides students the opportunity to experience spiritual culture from ancient India through a blend of small group discussions, yoga classes, speaker events that provide ancient prescriptions for modern maladies, and vegetarian cooking classes. Bhakti Yoga is the Vedic Science of connecting with God through devotion, bringing about genuine care for all people and things. All faiths are welcome! We meet on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. with a free, homemade Indian dinner included.

Campus Outreach
Cameron Engle, Staff Adviser
cengle@thejourney.org
Chase Westra, Student President
chasewestra@wustl.edu
Campus Outreach is the college ministry of The Journey Church in St. Louis. We are a loving community of students who are committed to loving God, connecting people and transforming the world.

Catholic Student Center (CSC)
Fr. Gary Braun
braun@washucsc.org
Troy Woytek
woytek@washucsc.org
Mark Zaegel
zaegel@washucsc.org
Chris Place
place@washucsc.org
Lynn Duffield
duffield@washucsc.org
Cathy Deneault
deneault@washucsc.org
6352 Forsyth Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 935-9191
http://www.washucsc.org/
The CSC provides a loving, supportive environment for students of all faiths to gather, study, converse, serve, pray and relax together. Mass at the CSC is on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. and Fridays at 12:05 p.m. during the school year. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available 15 minutes before weekday masses.

Chabad on Campus - Rohr Center for Jewish Life
Chana R. Novack
Rabbi Hershey Novack, Director and Campus Rabbi
Barry H. Levites Chabad House
7018 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 721-2884
info@chabadoncampus.org
http://www.chabadoncampus.org/
http://facebook.com/ChabadWUSTL
Chabad provides accessible and meaningful Jewish experiences to meet the social, educational and spiritual needs of the campus community. Jewish students of all affiliations and levels of observance are invited to participate in our dynamic and inclusive programs geared for both undergraduate and graduate students. Entering our 13th year of service to the campus community, Chabad offers initiatives including family-style Shabbat dinners that typically attract more than 100 students each week, a plethora of social programs and educational classes, Holocaust remembrance events and even cooking demonstrations! We have facilitated Taglit-Birthright Israel trips for over 800 WUSTL students. A part of the campus safety net, Chabad professionals also provide guidance, referral and classic chaplaincy including hospital visits.

College Central Fellowship
Tim Carper, Director
Brent Ytterberg, Student President
tim.carper123@gmail.com
7700 Davis Drive
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 727-2777
http://collegecentralstl.org/
College Central Fellowship desires to see college students enjoy a life-changing relationship with God and His people. Join us during our weekly meeting on Wednesday evenings, one of our community groups around campus or over a cup of coffee with one of our interns or student leaders. Our ministry is affiliated with Central Presbyterian Church (EPC) in Clayton, Missouri.

Episcopal Campus Ministry
The Rev. Joe Chambers
therevjoe@rockwellhouse.org
7023 Forsyth Blvd (& Big Bend)
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 489-2342
http://www.rockwellhouse.org/
The Rockwell House is the official Episcopal presence at Washington University. We invite students to make Rockwell House their home church away from home. We are a welcoming and diverse community. We are Christ-centered and welcome all seekers. We gather on Sunday evening at 6:30 for Holy Eucharist and a prepared (free!) dinner and Wednesday evening at 6:30 for “The Feast,” a time for students to cook with each other in the midst of meaningful and biblically focused conversation.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Whitney Arthur, St. Louis FCA Field Associate
warthur@fca.org
Larry Kindbom, WUSTL Campus Huddle Coach
larryki@wustl.edu
1400 S. Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63099
(636) 827-7105
http://stlfca.org/
Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a place where athletes and coaches connect and grow in their sport and faith in Jesus Christ. FCA is led by student athletes, and we meet on Monday nights. Our hope is to meet athletes and encourage them to grow in their relationships with Christ.

Grace Fellowship (Reformed University Fellowship)
SJ Lim
sj.lim@ruf.org
(217) 721-4445
2640 Oakview Terrace
Maplewood, MO 63143
http://crossroadspres.com/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Grace-Fellowship/111585385525879
Grace Fellowship is a community of students committed to living out their faith through worship, Biblical teaching, small groups, prayer and fellowship. Our passion is to transform and train students to become effective workers in their future careers as well as the churches they will serve. We meet every week: corporate Sunday service, Bible studies, large groups and social outings throughout the year. We are a college group affiliated with Crossroads Presbyterian Church.

Hillel (St. Louis Hillel at Washington University)
Jacqueline Ulin Levey, Executive Director
jackie@stlouishillel.org
Miriam Ross-Hirsch, Program & Engagement Associate
miriam@stlouishillel.org
6300 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 935-9040
http://www.stlouishillel.org/
St. Louis Hillel welcomes you to the beginning of your Jewish future! We’re excited to connect you with other Jewish students at Washington University and with Jewish culture and traditions through service and social justice, Israel, religious life, and social and leadership programs. We just reopened our beautiful home on Forsyth following a complete renovation, and we hope you’ll make it your home away from home with plenty of free coffee, cozy places to relax, study and hang out with friends, and exciting new programs. St. Louis Hillel is supported by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and is accredited by Hillel International, connecting us to a vast network of Jewish students throughout the world.

Inter-Beliefs Council (IBC) - Washington University in St. Louis Campus Y
ibc.wucy@gmail.com
Katie Engsberg, President
kengsberg@wustl.edu
1 Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1076
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 935-5010
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wustl.ibc/
http://www.ymcastlouis.org/washington-university-campus-ymca
It’s not just about religion; it’s about understanding personal beliefs. The Inter-Beliefs Council is a nonreligiously affiliated group whose purpose is to unite students interested in dialogue about religious issues regardless of spiritual background. Our goal is to create a safe space for learning and discussion and to gain a deeper sense of other’s backgrounds and identity through dialogue, group trips and community involvement.

Jewish Learning Experience
Doron Lazarus, Director and Campus Rabbi
doronlazarus@gmail.com
Trudy Lazarus, Director of Woman’s Programming
trudylazarus@gmail.com
JLE House
7045 Pershing Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 440-9304
washjew.com
The Jewish Learning Experience offers fantastic programs to connect all Jewish students with amazing opportunities. Our Jewish Leaders Fellowship and JMed Scholars program offer our students an exciting chance to interact with successful Jewish professionals here in St. Louis. We have ongoing programs with the Greek Life on campus and home-baked Shabbat and holiday meals. Our trips and internship programs take students around the globe for the Jewish adventure of a lifetime!

Latter-day Saint Student Association (LDSSA)
James Hendicks, Institute Director
Hendricksjl@ldschurch.org
(636) 447-1490
The LDSSA assists students in achieving their academic goals and maintaining a balanced life and encouraging members of LDSSA to become an influence for good. It also provides students with meaningful service opportunities and social and religious activities that are consistent with LDSSA standards. Institute of Religion classes meet on Thursday nights in Frontenac.

Lutheran Campus Ministry (LCM)
Rev. Rebecca Boardman
pastor.rebeccab@sbcglobal.net
7019 Forsyth Blvd (& Big Bend)
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 863-8140
http://www.lcmstl.org/
We invite students to "Live, Love, Serve" with us! We are here to help you build community during your university years. We live our Christian faith with total inclusivity for all people and a focus on social justice. During the school year, we have a free, home-cooked meal on Sundays & Candlelight Worship. Join our weekly email list for more info about events!

Muslim Students Association (MSA)
msa@su.wustl.edu
http://www.msa.wustl.edu
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wustlmsa
MSA prides itself in its diversity, both in terms of our inclusive membership as well as our diverse programming. We host a variety of events ranging from schoolwide Fast-a-Thon dinners, discussion panels with nationally-known speakers, video chats with Muslims around the world and a variety of programs and activities. Our Friday prayers take place at 1:15 p.m. in the basement of Lopata Hall in the Village.

Overflow (Cru at Wash U)
Vince Hoppe
Vincent.Hoppe@cru.org
(575) 202-7534
http://www.crulife.com/washu
http://www.facebook.com/groups/271061352974860/
Cru is first and foremost a caring community passionate about connecting students to Jesus. We are an interdenominational movement that exists to help every student grow in his or her relationship with God, no matter where he or she is spiritually. Thursday night gatherings, small group Bible studies, one-on-one mentoring and conferences are just a part of what we do - check out our pictures online!

Unitarian Universalist Student Association
Sarah Turecamo, President
sturecamo@wustl.edu
The Unitarian Universalist Student Association is a WUSTL campus community religious association whose vision is to ‟seek and develop and promote a culture that actively encourages religious and spiritual exploration, social and environmental responsibility, and radical social acceptance and inclusion.” We are loving and accepting of all races, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, socioeconomic statuses, disabilities and political affiliations. All are always welcome!