Meet the Chaplains and Staff

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The Multifaith Chaplaincy is located at 163 Wood St., next to the Admissions Office.
Main: 207-786-8272 / Fax: (207) 786-8282 / Go here for Wedding inquiries.


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Brittany Longsdorf

Multifaith Chaplain (will begin July 22)
Contact info forthcoming after July 22

Brittany enjoys creating open spaces of creative spiritual formation, interfaith civic engagement, and engaging multifaith programming. Prior to coming to Bates, she worked in campus ministry at Princeton University and Boston University. She has a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, is currently completing a Doctorate of Ministry degree at Boston University School of Theology, and is an ordained minister in the Community of Christ.


Emily Wright-Magoon

Acting Multifaith Chaplain
ewrightm@bates.edu
207-753-6906

Emily is passionate about facilitating opportunities for conversation, contemplation, and connection. She has a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School and is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister.


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Liana Thompson Knight

Program Coordinator
lknight@bates.edu
207-786-8272

Liana works with the chaplains and the student multifaith fellows to coordinate a variety of programs for the Multifaith Chaplaincy. Prior to moving to Maine, Liana worked as a freelance dramaturg in Boston, MA and Hartford, CT. She has an MFA in theater from UMass-Amherst and a BA in biology from Williams College. Liana is Quaker.