The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life provides a welcoming and supportive environment for spiritual and religious explorations and expressions of faith. Programs, services, and student groups bring the Lawrence community together for educational opportunities, multifaith conversations around critical topics, campus ceremonies, and religious services and celebrations.
The Center for Spiritual and Religious Life is a welcoming place for curious, intentional, respectful engagement with persons of similar, different or no religious tradition, and for quiet personal reflection and spiritual practice.
If you'd like to be contacted regarding something specific at the Center, connect with us here.
Jewish High Holiday Schedule
The Center for Spiritual and Religious Life will be providing a vehicle and driver for several of the services. Passengers for these services will be picked up from the Wriston Turnaround.
9/9/18 - depart 6:40pm to Congregation B'nai Israel in Oshkosh. Driver provided. Will depart from Wriston Turnaround
9/9/18 - 6:45pm to Moses Montefiore Synagogue with walking hosts from Hillel. Will depart from Sabin House
9/10/18 - 9:15am to Congregation B'nai Israel in Oshkosh. Driver provided. Will depart from Wriston Turnaround.
9/10/18 - service at Moses Montefiore Synagogue begins at 930. Walking hosts will depart at 9:30 for the 10:15 scheduled Torah service. Blowing of the Shofar is at 11am. Will depart from Sabin House
9/10/18 - Students are welcome to meet at Peabody Park located just east of campus at 4:30 for rain or shine Mincha.
9/11/18 - Day two service will mimic day one. There will not be a walking host on this day.
9/18/18 - 6:30pm to Congregation B'nai Israel in Oshkosh. The Office of SRL will reserve a vehicle if there is an authorized student driver that can be in contact with our office to make arrangements. Kol Nidre at 7:30
9/18/18 - service at Moses Montefiore Synagogue begins at 6:35. Group will depart from Sabin House
9/19/18 - 10:00am to Congregation B'nai Israel in Oshkosh. The Office of SRL will reserve a vehicle and an authorized student driver will drive students. Departing from Wriston Turnaround
9/19/18 - service at Moses Montefiore Synagogue begins at 930am. Walking students will depart from Sabin House around 9:10.
Break the Fast will be hosted collaboratively between the Office of SRL and Hillel and will be held at Sabin House.
It's never too early in the academic year to consider being a part of the baccalaureate service during commencement weekend. As a tribute to their spiritual journey at Lawrence, seniors create a multifaith reflection of that journey to honor the class.
If you think you might be interested in being part of the planning team for Baccalaureate 2019, please contact Dean Morgan-Clement.
The Spiritual Lives at Lawrence Project seeks to create a video library of diverse persons from across campus talking about their spiritual and religious experiences and practices. Everyone is invited and encouraged to be a part of this experience regardless of your background or current spiritual identity. Here are some samples of what you can expect to see.
This is an ongoing effort to tell the spiritual stories, in their own words, of the students, staff and faculty that make up Lawrence.
We welcome you to visit regularly for new narratives.