Student-led organizations form the heart of Davidson’s religious life. Our Religious Life Council, which meets monthly and is chaired by the College Chaplain, provides a forum for students, faculty, staff and area clergy to share information about religious activities and to discuss the spiritual needs of the campus community. For information about the meeting times of these groups, contact the College Chaplain by email or at 704-894-2423.
Campus Outreach exists to honor and glorify God by building laborers on the campus for the world. We seek to train leaders by equipping Christians through evangelism, discipleship, prayer, and Bible study.
Canterbury Episcopal Fellowship
Canterbury creates a community through worship, meals, and fellowship. Canterbury encourages students to explore their faith through service and inquiry.
Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM)
CCM fosters opportunities to strengthen Catholic life and identity through weekly on-campus Mass, fellowship meals, small faith-sharing groups and retreats.
Elevation Davidson provides students with small group Bible study, service opportunities, and a community of believers at Davidson College, as well as connects students with Elevation Church.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
FCA equips, empowers, and encourages athletes, coaches, and all whom they impact to make a difference for Christ.
Hillel at Davidson provides opportunities for the celebration of Jewish holidays and the exploration of Jewish heritage and faith.
Buddhists, Christians, Jews, Muslims, and students of other faith traditions, or those who are spiritual seekers apart from organized religion, join together for meals, discussion, and visits to a variety of houses of worship.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
IV builds a witnessing community which engages the campus, in all its ethnic and cultural diversity, with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. InterVarsity offers intentional discipleship, weekly small group Bible studies, community gatherings, speakers, service opportunities, retreats and regional conferences that are open to all students.
The student-led meditation group meets weekly to involve the Davidson community in exploring different types of meditation. Open to students, faculty and staff of all faith traditions or who come from no particular tradition.
The Methodist College Fellowship meets throughout the week to study scripture, explore theological questions, and form Christian community. Activities include social outings, service projects, retreats, and mission trips.
Mormon Student Group
The Mormon Student Group provides an opportunity for LDS students to gather weekly for fellowship and discussion of their faith.
Muslim Students Association
The MSA helps Muslim students find their place in the college environment. The MSA also celebrates Muslim holidays, organizes events, and promotes peace and cooperation with all other religious groups on campus.
Orthodox Christian Fellowship
Eastern Orthodox students gather regularly on campus with a priest from St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church for fellowship and reflection on life and faith in the Orthodox tradition.
Reformed University Fellowship
RUF is the denominational college ministry of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). RUF seeks to equip students to live all of life under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. It sponsors Bible studies, dinner discussions, and other small groups and one-on-one relationships.
Virtuous Praise Gospel Choir
Virtuous Praise is the College Gospel Choir that seeks to encourage and uplift the Davidson community through song and to minister the Gospel to those who hear our voices. Virtuous Praise is a space for Davidson students to support on another within the Christian faith through song and conversation.
The campus ministry of Davidson College Presbyterian Church (PCUSA), Westminster gathers weekly to share snacks and discuss issues related to faith. Through speakers, retreats, Bible studies and service projects, Westminster unites students in fellowship and fun.
Young Life offers Davidson students a chance to engage in Christian ministry with local high school students, and to explore leadership in YL ministry through the Young Life College Fellowship small group gathering.
The Society of Secular Students
The Society of Secular Students’ mission is threefold: to provide service opportunities for the irreligious comparable to those offered by other faith-related groups; to dispel negative stereotypes about atheists and irreligious lifestyles; and to provide a forum for secular students to discuss issues especially relevant to their lives.