CLC

2019-2020 Leadership

Grace Cote '20 serves as the CLC peer minister.  She oversees the daily operations and program-wide events based on the pillars of spirituality, community and mission. Campus Ministry Associates Frank Bruno, Grace Davis and Sharon Nicol work with Sr. Jessica to support the 28 leaders in formation and faith development.

Program questions can be directed to Sr. Jessica at jkerber@sju.edu.

Mission Statement

Christian Life Communities (CLCs) are intentional student groups built on the pillars of faith, community and mission. Participants desire to deepen their awareness of self, others and God. Groups meet weekly for conversation, reflection and prayer, taking pause together in sacred space.

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Small Groups

15 weekly CLC groups are made up of 8-10 student participants, with student leaders supporting as facilitators.

You are invited to join a group that is Exploring Spirituality, a group of Deepening in Catholic/Christian Faith, or one dedicated to a particular affinity, such as:

  • Men or Women's group
  • Bible Study
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Students of Color
  • Coming Out, Spiritually: LQTBQIA+

Meeting Format

Weekly meetings are one hour on weekday afternoons and evenings. Meetings follow this structure:

  • Opening Prayer
  • Check-In
  • Focus Experience
  • Community Announcements
  • Closing Prayer

Participants

Regardless of where you are on your faith journey, you are encouraged to join CLC. All participants have a unique spirituality.  Students of all faiths traditions and backgrounds are welcome.

Foundation

CLC is rooted in the Christian faith, with a rich tradition of Ignatian spirituality.  Living gospel values through friendship is at the heart of the program.

Registration

Students can register for the program during the first three weeks of the semester. Groups bond quickly. You are able to join the program at any time by emailing Sr. Jessica to explore options for groups accepting new members.

Information

Contact Sr. Jessica, Campus Minister for Christian Life Communities, at jkerber@sju.edu or 610-660-1038 with any questions, ideas, concerns or desires.

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