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.
Two Worship Opportunities:
- Student Lead Worship Service(Vaughn Chapel) Sunday 6:30pm.
This service feature our Praise Band with different students each week leading in worship.
- Contemplative Communion Thursday (Vaughn Chapel) 12:30-1:30 pm. A traditional style of service with hymns reflective contemporary songs and opportunities for introspection/reflection/prayer, and a sharing of the Lord’s Supper.
Various Small Group Formation Opportunities
- Real Life Table Talk Monday 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Bring any topic. Share in a faith based community of supporting people and build to become a better person.No filter. No restrictions.(Student Facilitators): Antoine Morris and Rick Phillips.
- Genesis Bible Study Tuesday 4:30-6:00 pm. A great way to meet new friends and explore the first book of the Christian Bible. (Facilitator): Dr. Jan C. Nicholson Angle, Dean of Ferrum College Chapel. Begins, September 5. A video driven study wit Dr. Mickey Efird, known for his warm, insightful, and sometimes humorous presentations.
Additional Spiritual Life Opportunities
Ferrum College Praise Band is a community of musicians and singers who have a passion for Christian music. “FCPB” provides music for Sunday evening worship as well as other Spiritual Life events. this group has opportunities to travel to local churches and other music venues during the semester. For information go to the Spiritual Life Office or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Dear Ferrum Family,
Our hearts continue to hurt and our prayers continue to be lifted for those who are recovering from the devastating effects of recent hurricanes. If you want to know more about how to respond please go to (UMCOR.org) website. Thank you to every one who has been offered donations for flood buckets and supported our Ferrum College Disaster Recovery Team . We raised over 300$ toward these efforts.
Work Team Report
Disaster Recovery Work Team
Ferrum college Office of Spiritual Life, working in conjunction with the Virginia Conference of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, organized a seven-member student and staff Disaster Recovery Team that traveled to Virginia Beach during Fall break to assist with home repairs for survivors of the 2016 Hurricane Matthew.
Prior to the trip, the team came together to raise funds for the trip and for Hurricane Cleaning Kits. We raised over $300! Thank you to everyone who contributed towards these efforts.