Grinnell celebrates the life of a fallen world leader in “Remembering Nelson Mandela.”
Professor Tyler Roberts publishes book exploring religious studies, social scientific approaches to the field, and humanistic frameworks for understanding religion.
The Chaplain's Office offers assistance to anyone looking for places for worship, for involvement in religious student groups, and spiritual or renewal opportunities in and around Grinnell. Our goal is help students find resources for worship, prayer or renewal in whatever tradition they currently practice as well as assist them in exploring traditions and opportunities for beginning a faith or spiritual journey. Let us know how we can help you get connected.
For many of us, religion and spirituality guide our choices, give us comfort, and bring us together with those who share our beliefs.
Our Center for Religious, Spirituality, and Social Justice can help you when you are looking for a local church, temple, or mosque, want to participate in a prayer or meditation group, or are looking for another spiritual or faith practice.
Grinnell Fest offers opportunity to explore college life, including religious and spiritual groups on campus and off.
Chalutzim invites you to the Jewish high holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Social Justice Student Organizations
Social Justice Action Group
Social Justice Action Group (SJAG)
The Social Justice Action Group is committed to working directly towards peace, justice, and positive social change; which includes fighting hunger, promoting volunteerism, and building understanding. We have a focus on making an impact on and strengthening relationships within our local community of Grinnell, while keeping in perspective the national and global issues of social justice in the world at large.
Grinnell College is not affiliated with a single religion; our spiritual life is as varied and vibrant as our campus community itself. The staff at our Center for Religion, Spirituality, and Social Justice includes a chaplain, a rabbi, a Muslim prayer leader, and others who can help you explore your religious and spiritual life and learn more about the traditions of others.
GRINNELL, IA.—Grinnell College’s Young, Gifted, and Black Gospel Choir will present public concerts, March 20-23, in St. Paul and Milwaukee as part of a spring break tour. The choir’s concert repertoire, directed by Barry Jones, will include traditional gospel and contemporary selections as well as spiritual dance and a praise team, accompanied by percussion and guitar.
The YGB singers’ tour schedule will include the following public concerts:
Mar. 20: St. Paul, Minn., St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 6:30 p.m.