Student groups and Programme houses

Interfaith House (230 Washington Street)

Interfaith Hall seeks to bring together people of all religious and spiritual identities (including those who identify as atheist, agnostic, or secular) to learn from each other, build inspiring relationships and to advance shared values such as social justice and mutual respect.

Lighthouse (230 Washington Street)

Our house will provide an open-minded Christian presence on campus as well as improve understanding and communication among students about Christianity. In addition, we aim to create a safe environment to discuss and practice the faith for Christians and non-Christians. We will accomplish the above by providing educational opportunities, serving the Wesleyan and broader Middletown community, and participating in social awareness and justice activities.

Buddhist House (356 Wash)
Buddhist House exists to provide students with a place to practice various forms of Buddhist meditation, study, and lifestyle. In having a set space to meditate regularly, observe silence on occasions, and hold in depth retreats and speakers, we make the teachings and practices of Buddhism more accessible to all students.

Community Service House (28 Lawn)

Community Service House draws students who are dedicated to community service and social justice activities. We strive to create an environment in which we can learn from each other as well as provide a greater good for Wesleyan. Our goal is to provide community service involvement through both traditional and more creative volunteer agencies, and to encourage and facilitate that involvement amongst others.

The Bayit (157 Church Street)

The Bayit promotes interest in Jewish culture and traditions to both its residents and to the campus as a whole. Bayit residents work closely with the Havurah, Wesleyan’s Jewish student organization. The Bayit kitchen is kept kosher for anyone on campus that may require it, and is home to a weekly cooking co-op. The Bayit encourages both Jewish and Non-Jewish applicants who are interested in sharing their religious and cultural perspectives with each other and the greater Wesleyan community.

Turath House (22 Lawn Avenue)

Turath is an Arabic word meaning heritage. The mission of the house is to allow any student who identifies as Arab or Middle Eastern, as well as Muslim students of all ethnicities and nationalities, to empower themselves and maintain and reclaim their identities. First and foremost, Turath provides a space for Arab, Middle Eastern and Muslim students to articulate their views and express and affirm their culture and religion without fear of harassment and discrimination.

Apostolos Campus Ministry Wesleyan
Thursdays 8pm @ Woodhead Lounge
Contact: Shipra Kanjlia ’12 skanjlia(at)wesleyan(dot)edu / Mei Chai Zheng ’10 mzheng(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Catholic Student Organization
Sunday 8pm @ Memorial Chapel
Contact: Miriam Kwietniewska ’13 mkwietniewska(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Wesleyan Christian Fellowship (WesCF)
Wednesday night 7:30pm @Usdan 108
Contact: Joyce Wong ’12 jwong01(at)wesleyan(dot)edu / Arion Blas ’11 ablas(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Huvurah (Jewish)
Sunday 2pm @The Bayit
Contact: Shemuel Garber sgarber(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Muslim Student Association
Monday 5pm @ 169 High Street
Contact: Suat Kilic ’13 skilic(at)wesleyan(dot)edu / Hira Jafri ’13 hjafri(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

NEW! The Unitarian Universalist (UU) Campus Ministry
Contact: Emily Kianka ’13 ekianka(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

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