Chaplains and Staff

We’d love to connect- email us, call us, or drop by!

We are located on the 2nd floor of the Harward Center building at 163 Wood St., next to the Admissions Office.


Cydney Scott

Brittany Longsdorf

Multifaith Chaplain
blongsdo@bates.edu
207-786-6125

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 at Boston University School of Theology, and is an ordained minister in the Community of Christ.


Raymond HeadshotRaymond Clothier

Associate Multifaith Chaplain
rclothie@bates.edu
207-753-6906

Raymond is passionate about helping people explore purpose and calling. He came to Bates with many years of experience helping college students contemplate and explore the relationship between work and meaning. He has a Master of Divinity from the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, a Master of Social Work from Washington University of St. Louis, and ordained standing in the United Church of Christ.


SiteNicole Pelonzi

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

Nicole works with the chaplains and student multifaith fellows to envision and create live-giving programs and events. She is passionate about interweaving spirituality with the arts and exploring contemplative practices across religious traditions. Before coming to Bates Nicole worked as a freelance musician, teacher and flutemaker. She has a Bachelor of Music from the University of Texas at Austin, Butler School of Music.