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Religious Groups and OrganizationsThe resources listed on this page are not exhaustive of the opportunities for involvement with religious groups and organizations within the area, and this page remains in the process of construction. Please contact the Counseling Center to let us know of other resources that you would like to see listed.
This is the Jewish synagogue closest to Hampden-Sydney College and is located at 2055 Langhorne Road in Lynchburg. The congregation is officially Reform Jewish but would also be a place where Conservative Jews would be comfortable.
The Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Longwood University is a Christian group that is open to all Hampden-Sydney College students. The BCM meets weekly for fellowship, guest speakers, praise and worship, and Bible study.
The HSC Catholic Campus Ministry meets every Sunday to go to mass and meets every Wednesday for student meetings. The Catholic ministry offers religious, educational, and social opportunities, as well as participation in campus, parish, and diocesan programs.
The Hampden-Sydney College chapter of the national organization of Fellowship of Christian Athletes is open to anyone. They meet every Sunday night in Kirby Fieldhouse at 8:00 p.m. If you have any questions or would like to know more about F.C.A., you can contact the group's advisor, Andy McPherson at 223-6257.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is an interdenominational group open to all students. This chapter services both Hampden-Sydney and Longwood Colleges. They have Friday evening fellowships, as well as Bible Studies on Tuesdays at 8:30pm and Thursdays at 9pm. IVCF also schedules prayer groups, community service projects, picnics and regional conferences. The group meets on Fridays at 7:00 p.m. in Jeffers Auditorium on the Longwood campus. Rides to Longwood can easily be arranged.
Students regularly worship with campus and community members at the 11a.m. worship service at College Church and participate in other congregational activities. Special student groups are sometimes highlighted on designated Sundays. Students are encouraged to contact the college chaplain, Dr. David Keck, for more information at 223-6269.
The Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry
The Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry of Farmville, VA, serving Longwood and Hampden-Sydney Colleges, is a campus-based expression of the ministry of the United Methodist Church. There is a weekly Tuesday evening meal/program and other events scheduled throughout the academic year. Advisor: Rev. Richard Meiser. For more information, email FarmvilleWesley@earthlink.net
Young Life is the Hampden-Sydney and Longwood chapter of a non-denominational para-church ministry open to all students interested in becoming Young Life leaders in the community with the mission of introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ. Young Life sponsors Freshman Fellowship, a fellowship group open to all freshmen and anyone interested in Young Life, during Fall Semester. During Spring semester, Freshman Fellowship involves leadership training and, upon completion, interested participants may become Young Life leaders at local high schools. For info, contact Dr. Bob Hall, Advisor.