The Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center provides a gathering place where all members of the Bryant community can explore their spirituality, practice their faith, and learn from one another.
The Campus Ministry team is dedicated to fostering understanding and cooperation for all, wherever they may find themselves on their personal journeys.
Chaplains are available to participate in programs and discussions sponsored by faculty, resident assistants, campus groups, and clubs. They also hold office hours to meet with members of the Bryant community.
The University offers a number of interfaith/ecumenical celebrations throughout the year, including Friends and Family Weekend services, the annual Festival of Lights each December, and Baccalaureate Services during Commencement weekend.
The IFC will be open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. the week of Feb. 1.
Beginning Feb. 7, IFC hours will be:
|Monday||8 a.m.-11 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8 a.m.-11 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8 a.m.-11 p.m.|
|Thursday||8 a.m.-11 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m.-11 p.m.|
|Saturday||9 a.m.-11 p.m.|
|Sunday||10 a.m.-11 p.m.|
Noelle Harris, Ph.D., Assistant Dean and Director of Counseling, Religious, and Spiritual Life
Programs and services: The Interfaith Center provides experiences that build understanding and respect within our community. Through the academic year we offer services and events representative of diverse faith traditions and religions. The Interfaith Center is also a resource to students, faculty, and staff of all faiths interested in initiating programs and creating opportunities.
Kathleen Sackal, Advisor
Programs and services: Bryant is served by a group of rotating priests who offer Catholic services, which include Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), weekly Masses, Sacrament of Reconciliation, and Holy Day Masses.
Rabbi Steven Jablow, Jewish Chaplain, Hillel Director
Programs and services: Shabbat services and dinner, Jewish Holiday observances, formal and informal Jewish education
Hillel offers religious, cultural, social, educational and other programs and services to help meet the needs of Jewish members of the community. Hillel events and programs are open to all community members.
Imam Farid Ansari, Muslim Chaplain
Programs and services: Friday prayers, Islam resources, and student consultations. Interfaith Center spaces are accessible daily for prayer and meditation. Muslim prayer items are available in the Campus Ministry office.
For information on our Muslim Student Association contact Imam Farid.
Rev. Kevin White, Protestant Chaplain
Programs and services: Prayer and Praise, conversation series, pastoral counseling