Under the direction of the Division of Student Affairs, the staff of the Penn State Altoona Campus Ministry welcomes you to the College. Our goals are to help nurture spiritual values, to encourage students to maintain and develop their faith, to provide an open setting for discussion of religious, moral and social problems, and to cooperate with other campus groups in providing for a holistic approach to personal and community growth.
The Catholic Campus Coordinator is Andrew McCarville and the Catholic Chaplain is Monsignor Michael Becker.
The Protestant Chaplain is Rev. Henry Hansard.
International Worship services are provided by Rev. Dr. Mlen-Too Wesley.
The Altoona Collegiate Outreach representatives are Dave McBride and Matthew Stumpf.
Interfaith Religious Observances Calendar (from the BBC)
Campus Ministry Staff
On Campus Religious Services
Catholic Mass is celebrated each Sunday during the academic year at 7 p.m. in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel.
Protestant services are currently postponed until further notice. Update coming soon.
International Worship is celebrated each Sunday during the academic year at 12 noon in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel.
Unitarian services are held the first and third Sunday of each month starting at 10 a.m. with religious education and services from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Faith in Action meets each Sunday from 4 - 6:30 p.m.
SALT (Students About Living Truth) meets each Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ International) will meet on Wednesday Evenings at 7 p.m. in room 261 of the Hawthorn building. Information available at http://www.altoonacrucommunity.com/
Campus ministry also sponsors weekday social events, retreats and service opportunities, etc. Check the campus ministry offices in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel for more information.
Local churches and synagogues provide additional opportunities for worship, fellowship, and service for students. Further information regarding religious programs is available from the campus ministry offices in the Chapel.