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Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

Center for Religious and Spiritual Life

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The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life is a center of diverse cultural and religious learning and expression, spiritual development, hospitality and community engagement. We aim to increase student knowledge and engagement with intersections of religion and world affairs and to provide support and guidance to students as they wrestle with questions of meaning, faith and purpose.

Featured Events

Featured Event
Feb
19

Cooking up Compassion

  • Campus Center 204, 6–7 p.m.
  • A dinner discussion series to stir up conversation and fork out the tools to cultivate kindness and compassion. Compelling speakers will be leading the discussion. Sponsered by the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life.

Feb
25

Worship, Dinner & Fellowship

  • Helen Hills Hills Chapel Sanctuary, 3 p.m.
  • Join us for a Christian worship service in the African-American tradition! With the congregation of Alden Baptist Church from Springfield, led by Rev. Dr. R.A. Love. Worhsip from 3 p.m, open to all. Dinner and Fellowship at 5 p.m. in Bodman Lounge, RSVP by email to Matilda Cantwel. Sponsored by the CRSL, the Smith Office of Multicultural Affairs, and Alden Baptist Church.

Feb
26

Cooking up Compassion

  • Campus Center 204, 6–7 p.m.
  • A dinner discussion series to stir up conversation and fork out the tools to cultivate kindness and compassion. Compelling speakers will be leading the discussion. Sponsered by the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life.


Center For Religious & Spiritual Life Blog

Recent Posts

Smithies speak to religious identity at the Contemporary Women in Islam conference

jhaines@smith.edu
February 16, 2018
“You don’t have to be a voice for the voiceless, just pass the mic.” – Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, Author of Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip Hop in the United States Smith College is home to a host of students … Continue reading →

Christmas Season Festivities at Smith

Lizzie Stephani '18J
December 25, 2017
To prepare for the Christmas season and wrap up fall semester, a number of events took place at Smith and in the surrounding area including the annual Christmas Vespers concert in John M. Greene Hall, an advent dinner in the … Continue reading →

CSO volunteers at the Northampton Craft Fair

Lizzie Stephani '18J
December 10, 2017
Smith students volunteered for the annual Northampton Craft Fair over the weekend of December 2-3. Artists came from all across New England to sell their work, and an entrance fee was charged to those who wanted to browse. The proceeds … Continue reading →

Otelia Cromwell Day: Resist, Act, and Preserve

Lizzie Stephani '18J
December 9, 2017
Honoring the legacy of Otelia Cromwell, the first Black woman to earn a degree from Smith College, Northamptonites and Smithies gathered in John M. Greene Hall to hear Roxanne Gay speak on November 2. Gay is an accomplished American writer, … Continue reading →

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Contact

Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

Helen Hills Hills Chapel
123-125 Elm Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Our Staff

Phone: 413-585-2750
Fax: 413-585-2794

We are open daily to the Smith community from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. for prayer, reflection, conversation, meditation, study and worship.