Religious & Spiritual Life: Student Groups & Organizations
The following is a list of religious and spiritual student organizations. If you have any questions about anything related to religious and spiritual life at Haverford, please do not hesitate to contact the Haverford Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life, Walter Sullivan '82 (email@example.com).
- Regular Events: Weekly meeting time and location TBA
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/athenascircle
- Contact: Emma DiQuinzio (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dawn Hathaway (email@example.com)
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/bahai
- Contacts: Liz Willis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Linnea Segen (email@example.com)
- Regular Events: Weekly on-campus Bible Study community group meetings (time and location TBA) and Friday worship services (together with other schools in the Philadelphia area), and Sunday worship services. Contacts can provide transportation to these gatherings.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/renewal
- Contact: Ed Oh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Justin Wei (email@example.com)
- Regular Events: Once a week, usually on Saturdays or Sundays in the afternoon, often outside for meditation or, if the weather is too distracting, in the multipurpose room.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/buddhist
- Contacts: Nick Olin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rilka Spieler (email@example.com)
Michael Riccio (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Connor Bralla (email@example.com
Jason Kunen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Regular Events: Friday nights: Services at Chabad House, Saturday mornings (monthly): Services at Chabad House. Bagels and Torah sessions at each of the Tri-Colleges. Reading group at Haverford devoted to one great Jewish thinker per semester. Celebrations of all the Jewish holidays, both at Haverford/Bryn Mawr and at Chabad House.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/chabad
- Contact: Alex Lopatin (email@example.com)
- Advisor: Rabbi Eli Gurevitz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Regular Events: Sundays: Discussion (and pizza!) and Evening Service, 5-7PM. This takes place at the Church of the Redeemer in Bryn Mawr, PA. Haverford students are picked up in front of HCA Apartment 23 at 4:45.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/episcopal
- Contact: Katherine Dopulos, Haverford Peer Minister (email@example.com) or 201-274-4041
- Regular Events: Thursday evening worship and Bible Study, 7:30-9:30 pm, MCC Stokes 106.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/hcf
- Contacts: Kaitlyn Shank (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Miriam Abaya (email@example.com)
Rachel Lim (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Off Campus Opportunities:
Renewal Presbyterian Church: Sunday and most Friday evenings, including bible studies at Bryn Mawr and Villanova.
Contact Rachel Lim (email@example.com) or Ed Oh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Narberth Presbyterian Church: Contact church elder Meg McKinley (email@example.com)
Manoa Presbyterian Church: Contact Elliott Simko (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Regular Events: Weekly text study in the JSU lounge in the basement of Jones, Friday Shabbat services at 6:30 and dinner at 7:30 in the JSU lounge.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/jsu
- Contacts: Hannah Turner (email@example.com)
- Advisor: Shelley Goldman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Regular Events: Fridays: Dinners at either Cambrian Row Aewlyd house at Bryn Mawr or in the Multicultural Center at Haverford. (These are the usual locations and messages are sent out to the e-mail lists in case of exceptions. Dinner starts around 7pm.) At least once a week, MSA cooks with JSU or another religious group on either campus. Fridays (based on availability): Drive to the Villanova Mosque around 1pm for prayer. Daily prayer will likely be held in the James House annex, more information coming soon!
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/msa
- Contacts: Waleed Shahid (email@example.com)
Shahzeen Nasim (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Other Resources: MSA is a bi-co organization and also has connections with student groups at Swarthmore and UPenn as well as with the Villanova Islamic Center.)
- Regular Events: Mass on Sundays at Noon at either Haverford or Bryn Mawr (locations are listed more specifically on the organization website). Rosary Prayer group on Fridays, and talks by Catholics from around the area on theology and spirituality.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/newman
- Contacts: Robert Homan (email@example.com)
Emma Mongoven (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Advisor: Father Jaehwa (email@example.com)
- Regular Events: Sundays (First-days): Quaker House Meeting for Worship: Apartment 50, 12:00-12:45pm. Wednesdays: Fourth Day Meeting in the Multicultural Center (Stokes 106), 10:00-10:30 am.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/quac
- Contacts: Christy Tavernelli (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Carl Sigmond (email@example.com)
- Off Campus Resources: Haverford Friends Meeting (400 meters from campus): 855 Buck Lane, Haverford, PA. Sundays 10:30-11:30am. See Quaker Resources sheet for more off-campus opportunities.
- Quaker House works closely with QuaC and is located on the first floor of Apartment 50.
- Regular Events: Sundays: Meeting for Worship at noon on the first floor of Apartment 50.
- Website: http://www.haverford.edu/organizations/QuakerHouse
- Contacts: Paul Raccuglia (firstname.lastname@example.org)