Interfaith Center & Campus Ministries

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.

A variety of programs are offered to challenge students to develop as a whole person. Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish chaplains are available to all members of the University community as sources of support, guidance, and spiritual development and integration. The campus chaplains also are available to participate in programs and discussions sponsored by faculty, resident assistants, campus groups and clubs, and individual students. They also are hold office hours to meet with members of the Bryant community.

The University offers a number of interfaith/ecumenical celebrations throughout the year, including Parents and Family Weekend services, the annual Festival of Lights each December, and Baccalaureate Services during Commencement weekend.

Catholic Campus Ministry

Fr. Michael McMahon, Coordinator of Catholic Outreach

  • Programs and Services: Offering Liturgy and Sacrament of Reconciliation

Jewish Campus Ministry

Rabbi Steven Jablow , Jewish Chaplain

  • Programs and Services: Shabbat services and dinner; Hillel offers religious, cultural, social, educational and other programs and services to help meet the needs of Jewish members of the community

Protestant Campus Ministry

Rev. Philip Devens, MDiv., Protestant Chaplain

  • Programs and Services: Prayer and Praise, pastoral counseling, radio programming on WJMF. Protestant student groups include Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and The Venue.

Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center

Rebecca Burgess, Interim Interfaith Center Program Coordinator

  • Programs and Services: Providing programs that build understanding and respect

For more information, please contact:

Rebecca Burgess
Interim Interfaith Center Program Coordinator
Phone: (401) 232-6712