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
Anglican Campus Fellowship
Contact: Robert Evangelista
Through biblical studies, service opportunities and meaningful religious practice, the Anglican Campus Fellowship explores Anglican worship, thought and culture with students and professors. The fellowship hosts large- and small-group educational and relationship-building meetings as well as weekly gatherings at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays at Whit's End gallery for coffee and conversation. A book studies group meets at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays.
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.
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.