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    Spirituality Programs & Events

    Religious and Spiritual Advising

    For students seeking a more personal connection to talk about religious questions, find support for new understandings, and explore their Hamline experience from spiritual perspectives. Religious and Spiritual Life staff seeks to support all students, while bringing particular experience from Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions.

    Chaplain Kelly Figueroa-Ray | kfigueroaray01@hamline.edu
    Nur Mood | nmood01@hamline.edu
    Rabbi Esther Adler | adler.esther@gmail.com

    Mahle Lecture in Progressive Christian Thought

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    Each year a progressive religious scholar is invited to campus for several days of speaking and teaching in our community, so that we have the chance to interact with the scholar in a personal way. 

    Spirituality Scholars

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    This weekly stipended program brings an interfaith group of students together over the course of nine months to explore their spiritual journeys in connection with their identities and hopes for the future. The program is led by University Chaplain Kelly Figueroa-Ray and Rabbi Esther Adler, Associate Chaplain of Jewish Life.

    Multifaith Baccalaureate Service

    The Hamline University Multifaith Baccalaureate serves to celebrate our Hamline graduates through diverse religious expression. We express gratitude for being a spiritually diverse student body. This annual event is for Hamline graduates and their friends and family as well as fellow students who want to honor the graduating seniors. The service takes place on Commencement Weekend.

    Contact: Kelly Figueroa-Ray | kfigueroaray01@hamline.edu

    Chaplain's Coffee

    The theme for this semester's Chaplain's Coffee is "The Awakened Life." Led by Chaplain Kelly Figueroa-Ray and Carmen Danz, this weekly gathering is open to all and occurs from 9–10AM every Sunday in Sorin Gathering Place.

    Contact: Kelly Figueroa-Ray | kfigueroaray01@hamline.edu

    HU Better Together

    Better Together is a nationwide initiative through the Interfaith Youth Core. It is a student campaign for interfaith action. By finding common values between faith & non-faith groups we can have engaging conversations, tell stories, and do meaningful service work in our communities. This group is dedicated to raising levels of religious literacy and interfaith collaboration on Hamline's campus.

    Contact: hubettertogether@hamline.edu

    Jewish Student Life

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    With social, holiday, and educational programming, Jewish Student Life offers community, support, and leadership development for Jewish students, as well as learning opportunities for everyone.  JSL is student led and supported by Associate Chaplain, Rabbi Esther Adler.

    Contact: hujsa@hamline.edu

    Muslim Student Association

    The Muslim Student Association (MSA) sponsors several annual events including Islamic Awareness Week. MSA meets weekly on Fridays for Jummah prayers, which are open to all, from 12PM–12:45PM. For information on Friday Prayers, bi-weekly meditations, and other MSA events please send them an email.

    Contact: msa@hamline.edu