Program Areas


  • Hospitality
  • Faith Exploration
  • Service & Advocacy
  • Hospitality

    Community dinner

    Hospitality is about providing a sense of welcome to whomever walks through our door. It’s not an invitation to assimilate, but rather an embrace that invites people to come as they are. At the CA, we provide an inclusive, fun and supportive space that is a home away from home for students.


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  • Faith & Exploration

    Prayer and meditation room

    Faith Exploration is about digging into what it means to call ourselves Christians, followers of Jesus Christ. It means processing things being learned, figuring out how other aspects of out lives connect with our faith, and growing in our understanding of how to live this faith out on a daily basis, and growing in our knowledge of Scripture.


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  • Service & Advocacy

    Mentoring program service day

    Service and Advocacy is about living out God’s call to participate in Kingdom work, to actively seek to help bring about the kingdom of God here on earth. It is about being both a voice for the voiceless, and listening to those who are voiceless so we can learn what it is they have to say. It is about recognizing our place of privilege, and doing something to help make things a little more equal.


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Happenings


Events

  • Mardi Gras Dinner

    Feb. 9 @ 6:00pm

    Mardi gras is a time to let all your inner crazy out before Lent, a time of solemn religious observance. So join the CA for a festive dinner of pancakes, eggs, and sausages!

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  • Community Dinner With Tabernacle United Church

    Feb. 10 @ 6:30pm

    Join the CA and Tabernacle United Church on Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, a time of solemn religious observance. We will have dinner at Tab (right next to the CA) at 6:30pm and then we will gather for worship at 7:15pm.

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  • Penn Love

    Feb. 12 @ 11:00am

    The CA wants to be your Valentine! Meet us on the Walk for Penn Love, our annual way of sharing and celebrating God's love during this season. We will be handing out candy & hot chocolate!

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  • Serving at Feast Incarnate

    Feb. 16 @ 4:00pm

    Looking for a meaningful way to spend a couple of hours? Come help us serve at Feast Incarnate - a dinner held every Tuesday at Uni-Lu. We'll meet at the CA at 4 to go and help get set up, serve at 5, and be done with clean-up a little after 6.

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  • Community Dinner & Worship: Colombian Style!

    Feb. 17 @ 6:30pm

    This week the CA will be offering something we have never offered before: home-cooked Colombian food! Don't miss out on this completely free and delicious dinner, followed by a relaxed time of scripture & reflection!

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  • CA Winter Retreat

    Feb. 19 - Feb. 21

    Join the CA for a winter retreat to the Pocono Mountains! We'll take time to relax, enjoy some good food, and explore our faith. Cost is $40 plus any winter activities you want to do. E-mail Megan to sign up - deadline is Feb. 15!

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  • The CA goes to Pippin

    Feb. 25 @ 7:00pm

    Join the CA as we go see Pippin the Musical at the Kimmel Center. This is the story of a young man returning home from university and trying to figure out what to do with his life. Cost for students is $40.

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