Centenary offers many opportunities for worship, Bible study, fellowship and discussion. Most religious life groups meet on a weekly basis and are usually led by Centenary students. If you are looking for a place to enrich your spirituality in a faithful community of peers, then plug into an opportunity that interests you.
Should you need any help, either contact the Chaplain's Office at email, or get in touch with one of the leaders in charge of your group of choice.
Annual Mission Opportunities
Working with the conviction that differences among people diminish when they are employed in side-by-side work for a cause greater than themselves, Religious Life sponsored missions promote local and short-term mission opportunities for students, alumni, and friends of the college to be the hands and feet of God for the world. Annual mission opportunities are grounded in biblical study, integrated with theological discussion and reflection, and open to Centenary students and adults who desire to be a healing presence in the world.
Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM)
Baptist Collegiate Ministry– (BCM) is sponsored by area Baptist churches and open to all students. BCM meets on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. in the Grooms Room in the back of Brown Chapel for snacks and Bible Study. For more information contact Christy Holcombe at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.shreveportbcm.com
Canterbury House is the Episcopal Church on Centenary's campus, located at the corner of Wilkinson and Woodlawn directly across from Marjorie Lyons Playhouse Theatre. It is open to all who would like to worship, gather with friends or consult the chaplain. For more information contact Michael Reeks at email.
Catholic Student Organization
Catholic Student Organization (CSO) offers opportunities for Centenary's Catholic students to worship and gather together and to reach out to the community at large with service projects. We meet every other week in the Centenary Room in the Caf to discuss issues. Our chaplain, Father Peter Mangum from the Cathedral of St. John Berchmans, celebrates Mass and assists with other devotions throughout the year (rosary, benediction, stations of the cross, penance services). For more information, contact Regina Price at email or staff sponsor Tina Feldt at email. Visit our group's web page: http://www.sjbcathedral.org/CCC.htm.
Centenary Women United
Centenary Women United is sponsored by the United Methodist Church and involves a fall retreat, small group Bible studies and mission opportunities for women of Centenary College with emphasis on fellowship and prayer. Centenary Women United meets regularly on Wednesday evenings at 7:15 p.m. in the Steeple Room of Brown Chapel for Bible Study. For more information, please e-mail Krista McKinney at emailor Katherine Ball at email or visit the student-run website.
Christian Leadership Center
The Christian Leadership Center is a co-curricular program for full-time Centenary students to explore ways to integrate their vocational decision with their faith through fellowship in community, theological reflections, hands-on internships, mission opportunities, and small group accountability. For more information contact Rev. Valerie Robideaux at email or call 318.869.5156, or visit the CLC website.
Fellowship Of Christian Athletes
Fellowship Of Christian Athletes is an interdenominational ministry to athletes, students, coaches and faculty. FCA's mission is to give each individual the opportunity and adventure of knowing Jesus and nurturing them as they grow closer to Him. The heart of the FCA ministry lies in the loving relationships and bonds that are created in the FCA "family". They meet on Wednesday evenings! For more information, contact Rachel Grinnell email.
The United Methodist Student Movement
(UMSM) meets every Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Steeple Room. UMSM is committed to the United Methodist theme of "Open Doors, Open Hearts, Open Minds." Gatherings may include lively theological discussions, Bible study or opportunities for meditation, but always food and fellowship. This semester we will be studying and learning more about the Saints. For more information, contact Katie James at emailor Alissa Brown at email.
S.A.I.L. - Serve Another in Love (Students who believe they can change the world)
A student-led service organization committed to inspiring a culture of care on Centenary's campus by engaging students, faculty, staff, alumni, and supporters in the world's social needs through education and action. Contact Kayla King for more information at email.
Stepping Stones – is an ecumenical service open to all who desire a meaningful encounter with God through songs, scripture, and communion. We seek to always be a welcoming faith based community sharing the love of Christ with all. Services are held every Tuesday at 11:10 a.m. in Brown Chapel and conclude with communion. For more information contact Amanda Price at email or Jeremy Hall at email.
Religious Life Center
The Religious Life Center, located at 2910 Centenary Blvd., is open every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. Come hang out with your friends on the weekend. For more information, contact Maggie Aultman at email
Prayer Chapel Of Brown Chapel
Prayer Chapel Of Brown Chapel is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. for personal prayer and meditation.
The assistant to the chaplain is available to help coordinate religious life activities and support religious life organizations on campus. For information on all-campus religious life events such as religious life coffeehouses and concerts, contact Hannah Henderson at email.
Want to start something new? Contact the Chaplain's Office at email or stop by Betsy Eaves office (Hamilton 230 or chaplain's office behind the chapel) for more information on pioneering a new organization or worship service at Centenary.