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Welcome, wherever you are (or are not) on your spiritual journey!

“There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” ~ Rumi

We desire all persons within the Bates community to experience the Multifaith Chaplaincy as a good place to find and create life-giving relation.

We hope and strive to be a safe harbor, a source of refreshment and renewal, a resource for growth and wisdom, a maker of connections, a giver of unqualified compassion, a gathering of justice-makers.

We are a resource for members of the Bates community who are: participants in an established religious tradition; “spiritual but not religious;” agnostic, atheist, or secular humanists; curious, radically questioning, or just unsure about sacred matters; interested in social justice opportunities and contemplative practices.

Please explore our links above to learn more about us and find ways to connect!

Multifaith Chaplaincy staff with student Multifaith Fellows, Fall 2013

Multifaith Chaplaincy staff with student Multifaith Fellows, Fall 2013


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