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Local Churches Serve Students of Most Faiths

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The churches of Ann Arbor of-
fer programs and fellowship for
students of various creeds and
their guests during their four year
stay at the University.
The University Lutheran Chap-
el is the all-student congregation
for members and friends of The
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
and affiliated Lutheran groups.
Gamma Delta, the International
Association of Lutheran College
and University students, sponsors
a fellowship supper weekly with
a religious program following and
organizes other activities.
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The Evangelical United Breth-
ren Church is open for meetings
of the Stamm Foundation and
provides help and counsel and
maintains classes and opportuni-
ties for worship.
The Lutheran Student Chapel
and Center are for students of
National Lutheran Council con-
gregations including the Ameri-
can Lutheran, Augustana, Luther-
an Free, Suomi Synod and United
Lutheran Church bodies. Their
programs are under student lead-
ership with their own elected of-

B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
holds workshops in theatre, choir,
folk dance, Zionism. Other activi-
ties include personal counseling,
mixers, Sunday Supper Club, so-
cial dances, holiday and festival
programs, Passover Sedarim and
Christian Scientists
The ChristianScience Organiza-
tion, established in accordance
with Article 23, Section 8 of the
Manual of the Mother Church,
the First Church of Christ, Scien-
tist, holds meetings including
readings from the Bible, testimon-
ies, and remarks on Christian Sci-
ence. This groups maintains a
"study corner" in the Student Ac-
tivities Building and sponsors a
free lecture on Christian Science
each year.
The Michigan Christian Fellow-
ship, the University chapter of the
Inter-Varsity Christian . Fellow-
ship, provides an opportunity for
fellowship with other Christians.
The program includes living-unit
Bible studies and weekend confer-
ences. The Fellowship is a student
organization without church af-
St. Mary's Student Chapel af-

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fords opportunities for worship for
Catholic students, faculty and
their families,
Newman Club
The Newman Club strives to in-
tegrate the religious, educational
and social life of Catholic stu-
dents on campus. It conducts
classes in the Christian Doctrine,
Scholastic Philosophy, Church His-
tory, Scripture, Christian Morals,
Nursing and Medical Ethics. So-
cial events include dances, break-
fasts, suppers and picnics.
The Campus Chapel, sponsored
by the Christian -Reformed
Churches of Michigan, seeks to
minister to the religious needs of
the campus community. The group
is committed to the historic Chris-
tian faith and traditionalist inter-
pretation of the Bible. They also
hold various social events.
Guild House is an association of
students where individual search
is encouraged. Guild acknowledges
a Christian orientation and seeks
to make this relevant to the cam-
pus and wider community through
campus involvement and social ac-
tion. Local churches are the First
Congregational Church, Memorial
Christian Church (Disciples), and
Bethlehem Evangelical and Re-
formed Church.
Liahona Fellowship
The Liahona Fellowship of the
Reorganized Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-Day Saints holds
services and fellowship meetings
The Presbyterian Campus Fel-
lowship provides a varied program
of study, worship and fellowship
including seminars, coffee hours,
Sunday Suppers and coffee hours.
The Ann Arbor Mennonite Fel-
lowship provides a meeting place
for worship and discussion by
members of the Mennonite Church.
No conference affiliation is ob-
served. A variety of programs is
presented including discussions,
worship services, music programs,:
speakers and recreational activi-
The Unitarian Student Group, as
The University chapter of Chan-
ning Foundation, is organized for
students whose religious orienta-
tion is naturalistic and humanistic.'
This group is closely associated
with- the First Unitarian Church
and programs " plannedbythe
group have included talks, for-
ums on the social and political is-
sues of the day,'trends in religious
thought, problems of intercultural
and inter-faith understanding, dif-
ficulties in the way of peace and
world order plus various social

FOR FAITH-Church buildirigs point up one aspect of Universit:
life--religion. Churches of various faiths are located in the cam
pus area and stand ready to serve the spiritual needs of students


The Baptist Student Union is
sponsored by the Memorial Bap-
tist Church and North Prospect
Baptist. It seeks to provide in-
spiration, information and fellow-
ship which create the spiritual cli-
nate essential for Christian
growth while in college. Activities
include the state BSU convention,
the spring retreat at Bambi Lake
and a nationwide student week at
Ridgecrest Baptist Assembly, plus
other social and spiritual pro-
Another facility for Baptist stu-
dents is the American Baptist Stu-
dent Fellowship which offers Bi-
ble study, worship, suppers, and
discussions and luncheon groups.
Join Workshops
The Young Friends meetings in-
clude both silent worship and dis-
cussions of social problems, the
Quaker faith, and other concerns.
Members often participate active-
ly in projects of the American
Friends Service Committee, such
as weekend workcamps, or pro-
grams with the mentally retarded
and ill.
The Evangel Temple and the
Full-Gospel Student Fellowship,
sponsored by the Assemblies of,
God as a Chi Alpha Chapter, pro-



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vides a program of worship, stt
of the Scripture, recreation a
The Church of Jesus Christ
Latter-Day Saints provides se:
ices, sacrament meetings and ol
er activities with a special nt
est to families.
Divine Plans
The Baha'i Student Group me
to consider the teachings of V
Baha'i faith and other world :
ligions and their relevance to m
ern society. Discussion cen
around the nature of God In ter
of the Divine Plan for Wo
Peace proclaimed by the Prop]
Baha'u'llah adequate to establ
a world commonwealth in wh!
all nations, races, creeds a
classes are closely and permanei
ly united.
The Collegiate Club of the U:
versity Reformed Church spons
speakers, discussions and soda
as a part 'of their program, T3
Club seeks to train leaders w
conviction and purpose for a cc
fused world.
The Eastern Orthodox Stuo
Society is designed for students
the Holy Eastern Orthodox Chir
and holds discussions, social eve]
and other activities of study a
worship. The host parish is
Nicholas Church, connected to I
Greek Orthodox Archdioceses
North and South America, un
the jurisdiction of the Ecumeni
Patriarchate of Constantinople.
The Muslim Students Assoc:
tion includes students from ma
countries and represents Islam'. .
tivities include congregatio
prayers, celebrations of special
ligious observances, attempting
bring about better understandi
of Islam among students of oti
faiths and sponsoring lectures.
Reformed Services
The Christian Reformed St
dent Guild provides worship se
ices and Sunday school for th
holding to the Christian faith a
identified with the historic Chr
tian Church of the Protestant Ri
The Grace Bible Church Stude
Guild is an independent comm
nity church which is evangelie
in outlookhand holds to the
plicitness of the Bible in reveali
God's will. The church spons
a Bible class and seeks to rel
the historic faith to practical da
Episcopal Foundation
The Episcopal Student Found
tion, sponsored jointly by the thi
dioceses of the Episcopal Chur
in Michigan, through Canterb
House} and St. Andrew's Chur
seeks to provide a full program
worship, study, of religious and's
cial questions, service to parish a
community, and fellowship.
Wesley Student Fellowship see
to offer Methodist students a f
lowship where they can integr
their religious beliefs with camp
study and activities. Bible stu
Kappa Phi, the National orgai
zation for Methodist college 'o
en, and social action committ
are included in its program.
The University Office of R
ligious Affairs also provides ma:
services for students including a
sistance in finding a church aff
iation, information about religio
groups, sponsoring Freshman Re:
dezvous, and counseling.

of M. Students
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* Traveler's Checks

t Money Orders
f Regular Checking Accounts
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Gain Insights Into The Four Years Ahead of You on The U. of M.
* Evaluate the Significance Of Your Religious, Academic, and
Social Values
Ask Questions and Share Ideas With Upperclassmen
Aug. 23-24 (for freshmen who have not had summer orientttion)
Aug. 26-28 (for freshmen who hove had summer orientation)

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* Trust Services


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