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Interfaith

Breiseth Hall • 570-408-4235(T) • 570-408-7846 (F) • Email

Faced with a growing gap between the rich and poor, living in a world torn by war, prejudice and injustice, where do we find hope? Campus Interfaith encourages the students, faculty, and staff of Wilkes University to know their Creator and practice the faith of their choice, so that we all might be instilled with peace, the strength to endure hardships, and live with a bountiful joy to unite this world into a peace-filled place. Events include Interfaith prayer services and faith-based events, information sessions, speakers and celebrations.
 
Newman Club
The Newman Club is open to students, faculty, staff and community members to gather to pray, discuss Catholic Social Teaching, read scripture, and reflect on various topics.  Refreshments provided; all are welcome.
When...Mondays at 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where...TBA
 
“Feast on Faith”  
Feast on Faith is an opportunity open to students, faculty, and staff to gather and discuss matters of faith, morals, and values. We will also dialogue with various faith traditions about beliefs and worship, as well as how those beliefs are related to daily life. Meetings may also include: discussions on world events and culture, guest speakers, and/ or viewing pertinent films. This program is a free, open, and non-judgmental forum to express opinions and faith. A FREE meal will also be prepared and served by student volunteers.
When...Tuesdays at 5:00 PM - ? (stop by anytime!)
Where...Leadership Development Center

The Christian Fellowship Club meets weekly to provide a comfortable atmosphere for all who wish to learn about the Christian faith or continue to develop their Christian faith. Meetings include reading and discussing scripture,  singing Praise & Worship songs, fellowship, and prayer.  All are welcome. 
Where & When...meets on Tuesdays at noon in DDD Greis Hall & Thursday in Kirby Hall, Salon Room.
  
Islamic Interest Society
The Islamic Interest Society meets for various celebrations, commemorations, and informational gatherings related to Islam & Muslim culture.  All are welcome.  
Where & When...check the Interfaith board, office 202 in the Henry Student Center.  
 
 
Spirituality 
Prayer and meditation are integral in speaking to God, knowing the Creator, and putting God’s Plan into action in our lives. Campus Interfaith sponsors and posts various retreat and reflection opportunities, along with worship services for all faiths to assist in strengthening your spiritual life.  
 
 
Service 
Campus Interfaith works in conjunction with the Community Service Office in serving the poor and less fortunate in the Wilkes-Barre community and beyond. For information on service opportunities or the Spring Break Service Trip, please stop by the Campus Interfaith or Community Service Offices.
 
 
Please visit 
You are ALWAYS welcome to stop by the Campus Interfaith Office to check out the opportunities available to you to strengthen your spirituality, build strong friendships, and just to talk and rest a while. Campus Interfaith is located at 84 West South Street in the Henry Student Center on the first floor. All are welcome- please stop by or call (570)408-5904 for an appointment. Peace and Blessings to you!
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