Am Yisrael/Hillel[Am Yisrael-Hillel]
Meetings: Fridays at 4:30 p.m.
Student contact: Leah Shefsky
Mission: Am Yisrael/Hillel aims to foster Jewish identity among Jewish students at Beloit College, and provide a safe, warm, welcoming environment for Jewish practice and inquiry. The club is dedicated to providing a voice for Jewish students on campus and to promoting Judaism and Jewish culture with a broad variety of social and religious experiences. We warmly encourage all interested students, regardless of their cultural or religious background, to participate in our events and attend our meetings. All are welcome, wherever they are on their journey, and we would love the company!
Meetings: Fridays 4 p.m. in the Spirituality Room (Pearsons)
Buddhism Group has just started, and is open to all Beloit students interested in learning about Buddhism! You don’t have to be a Buddhist to come and take part. Every session includes discussion and sitting meditation. This fall the group is reading and discussing Stephen Batchelor’s Buddhism without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening, and listening to online talks by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes[FCA]
Meetings: Thursday at 9:05 pm, Multipurpose room in the Sports Center
Student contact: Patrick McKnight
Interfaith Club[Interfaith House]
Meetings: Conversation on Sundays at 8:30 pm in Interfaith House (842 Church Street, next to the OEC)
Student contact: Alice Mitchell
Mission: We at Interfaith are a group of students intent on creating and encouraging interfaith dialogue and understanding on campus, organizing trips to different religious gathering places, and serving as an information or networking resource for the student body on all spiritual/religious issues. This year we'll arrange discussions, picnics, retreats, and other activities to encourage a strong sense of community within and between different spiritual groups on campus.
- Interfaith House is the home of the Interfaith Council; IFH functions as a central hub for Interfaith activity on campus, providing meeting space for clubs and interfaith programing. In addition, it is home to six students of various faith traditions/spiritual seekers. Everyone on campus is welcome here to explore, dialogue and grow!
Intervarsity[Intervarsity] Christian Fellowship
Meetings: Wednesdays at 9:00 pm, Weeks Lounge in Pearsons
Student contacts: Dillon Hess and Bianca Leoni
Mission: To share Christ through outreach on and off campus, fellowship with other Christians to support each other and keep ourselves accountable, explore our faith through worship, scripture and discussion of other people's perspectives and learn from and listen to God in each other.
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Meetings: Sundays and Wednesdays, 4-5 pm. All sessions are held in the Hendricks Center, in Studios 1 and 2. All our mats are there and available for students to use during class on a first-come, first-served basis. Drop-ins and first-timers always welcome! Bring water and dress comfortably. Please be on time and respect the silence if you enter tardy.
Contact: Liz Hock `14
Mission: Yoga Club seeks to provide a spiritual, educational, athletic, and mental health program in which students, faculty, and staff are welcomed to participate. Anyone can come to any of the practices, which are free to students, and a lot of fun! Keep your eyes open for future events sponsored by us. In the past we've held such events like Candlelight Evening Vinyasa Flow, Moonlit Yoga in the Science Center, The Yoga Lifestyle Lecture, Hip-Hop Yoga, and a "Being Upside Down Inversions and Holds Workshop."