Students of all faiths have many opportunities for involvement in religious life. Student religious organizations include Christian Student Fellowship, LifeGROUPS/LateCHURCH, Hillel and Reformed University Fellowship. In addition, area congregations organize college ministries including opportunities for worship and fellowship, retreats, volunteer service and more.
Student organizations in Savannah
Christ Church Anglican Campus Fellowship
Contact: Matthew Robertson
The CCA Campus Fellowship invites students of all backgrounds to explore Christianity and the Gospel of Jesus Christ through traditional Anglican liturgy and worship. Our musical offerings represent a wide array of genres, including traditional hymns, contemporary works and music from a variety of cultures and ages. Fellowship opportunities popular with SCAD students include Tuesday night trivia and the candlelight Service of Compline every Sunday at 9 p.m.
Christian Student Fellowship (The Porch)
Contact: Dean Failor
The Porch fosters a community of Christian love and encouragement at SCAD. The Porch strives to provide a nurturing environment for discipling students who are seeking a deeper relationship with God by advancing the study of the Bible and providing students with local service opportunities and national and international mission experiences. Porch members support one another through prayer and outreach.
Contact: Rudy Reyes
Columba House is a project of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia. It is a community of sisters and brothers living a compassionate and hopeful expression of God’s love and justice in the City of Savannah. All are welcome regardless of faith background or where you are on your spiritual journey. They are an open and affirming community. Programs are Tuesday evenings beginning with dinner at 6:30 p.m. For location and more information, visit columbahouse.org.
CREED Catholic Campus Ministry
Contact: Robert Goodson
CREED is a Catholic student group. CREED strives to encourage students who desire to enter more deeply into a relationship with Christ through fellowship and formation in the Catholic faith. Join us for Bible studies, fun social events, informative talks, service projects and more.
Contacts: Heather Szatmary
SCAD Hillel is a local chapter of Hillel, an international movement promoting Jewish student life on college and university campuses worldwide. By combining social, religious and philanthropic events, the group strives to create a Jewish environment away from home.
Compassion Christian Church Downtown and the Block Downtown
Contact: Grant Roszkowiak
Compassion Christian Downtown takes place 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Sundays at the Savannah Theatre, 222 Bull St. The Block Downtown, the college ministry, meets 7:30 p.m., Mondays, at the Savannah Theatre. For more information, visit compassionchristian.com/downtown or follow @blockdowntown on social media.
Reformed University Fellowship
Contact: Soren Kornegay
Reformed University Fellowship is a Christian ministry that seeks to strengthen Christian faith through Bible study, prayer, fellowship and service to the community. RUF is affiliated with Independent Presbyterian Church and meets weekly.
Contact: Melissa Traver
Wesley Fellowship provides opportunities to deepen and enrich faith experiences and relationships. The group prepares students for active lives of service and leadership in and through the church during and after their student lives. Wesley Fellowship is associated with Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.
Contact: Chase McGarity
LifeBridge is a church for everybody. We want to make it easier for everyone to step forward in their journey with God. LifeBridge Church holds service at 10:45 a.m., each Sunday at Savannah Arts Academy, 500 Washington St. The college-age group meets at 7 p.m. each Wednesday at the Starbucks located in the 12 Oaks Shopping Center.