Spiritual Life

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College life is a time of exciting intellectual and social growth. Students consider new ideas, discover new interests, and explore ever-broadening horizons. College can also be a time of spiritual exploration and maturity. Ferrum College Spiritual Life offers students a chance to examine their faith, to assess what is most important, and to forge a system of values that will sustain them through their adult years.

Growing out of its history of service and its affiliation with the United Methodist Church, Ferrum College is committed to creating an environment that encourages spiritual growth and development. As a result, Ferrum College offers a number of opportunities for students to celebrate life, faith, and explore God’s intention for human living.

Ferrum College Spiritual Life is a place for you to:

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PERK (Panther Encouragement Rock)

Spiritual Life is creating PERKs which are hidden all across campus. What do you do if you find a PERK?

  • Take a selfie with your PERK and send it to #fcperks on Twitter and Instagram
  • Bring your PERK to the Spiritual Life office and have your name entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Winner will be announced before Fall Break. There will be one $50 gift card for students and one $50 gift card for employees
  • Keep the PERK or hide it again for someone else to find

Let’s keep Panther Encouragement going this semester!

Congratulations to Hilda Smith, housekeeping and to Jason Akers, Freshman on winning PERK VISA gift cards. Drawing was October 9. If you didn’t win, don’t give up. Stay “ENCOURAGED” AND KEEP LOOKING FOR PERKS! We are giving away  two more  $25 gift cards.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Next drawing will be December 4, 2018.

Student Winner of the PERK drawings Jason Akers:

Hilda Smith Faculty Winner of the PERK drawings:



Spiritual Life Alternative Worship

Located in the Panthers Den 5:30 pm.

Movie Night

  •  Black Panther 9/23
  • THE SHACK 10/28
  • THE HELP 2/24
  • LA LA LAND 3/31
  • WAR ROOM 4/28

Blue Ridge Mindfulness Meditation

Blue Ridge Mindfulness Meditation

  • Thursdays 7 – 8 pm Contemplative Corner in Vaughn Chapel Mike Adams, facilitator
    • Support your spiritual journey
    • Everyone invited
    • No experience necessary

    “This is a very important practice. Live your daily life in away that you never lose yourself. When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Contemplative Corner

Contemplative Corner

  • Located in Vaughn Chapel open daily 7:00 am – 9:30 pm.

Sunday Worship

Sunday Worship Experience

  • The Greatest Showman in Panthers Den 5:00pm .
  • Popcorn and Drinks provided.

Realizing Relationship Study

Realizing Relationship

Weekly Bible Study

Starting Monday, September 10, 2018
Library Room 204
9 : 0 0 pm – 1 0: 00 pm

Fresh Wind Gospel Choir


  • For More info Contact Student

    Director Antoine Morris

    Amorris@ferrum.edu  (434) 429-7854

Mu Sigma Chi


Mu Sigma Chi is a brotherhood based on the life and teachings of Jesus.These are active members in social,college,and community life. For more information you can contact Ricky Phillips at rphillips@ferrum.edu or you can visit  http://www.ferrum.edu/spiritual-life/mu-sigma-chi/ ‎


FCA Weekly Meeting and Team Huddle Groups

  • FCA meets Wednesday 8pm Virginia Room (lower level Franklin Hall), Led by Ruger Satterfield  rsatterfield@ferrum.edu and Damyon McFarland dmcfarland@ferrum.edu.
  • Interested in connectivity with a Team Huddle Group or starting  one ? Contact: Ruger – rsatterfield@ferrum.edu, Damyon – dmcfarland@ferrum.edu or Coach Agee – agee@ferrum.edu.
  • Talk to your coach!!!!!


Comedy Sportz tickets can be purchased at the Spiritual Life  Table in the atrium Franklin Hall Monday and Friday from 11 am – 2 pm prior to the show.

ComedySportz Comes to Ferrum College features two teams of improv comedians battling for points and laughs based entirely on audience suggestions! Don’t miss this special event !

Saturday, November 10th – 6pm and 8:30pm

   Vaughn Chapel at Ferrum College – 215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA 24088

Ferrum College Students: $1-$3 at the door – Ferrum Faculty & Children under 12:$5 – Adults – $10

Tickets can be purchased online at www.helpinghandsfc.com

Presented by Helping Hands & Spiritual Life of Ferrum College


Find out more at www.cszrichmond.com