Christian Groups at Penn State

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Catholic Worker HouseService Group
Two Saturday trips to Harrisburg are planned per semester. This group works alongside the Joshua Group in Harrisburg. Contact Father Matthew at the Catholic Campus Ministry for more info.
Contact:Father Matthew

Face to FaceFellowship

Meeting - Sundays 7:00-8:30pm at Christ Community Church, 200 Ellis Place, State College, PA, 16801

Face to Face is a worship service for young adults which is led by young adults. This service offers an environment for those in their 20s to early 30s to encounter God through a time of worship, brief preaching and teaching, and small group discussions!

You can also check us out on Facebook!

Contact:Selorm (Sel) Edor

Nittany Baptist ChurchChurch & Fellowship
    Light Brunch & Small Groups - 9:30 am
    (A time of interaction and more intense study of the Word)

    Morning Worship - 10:45 am
    (Rich, meaningful traditional music followed by expository & practical message building to genuine spiritual change)

    Typically, enjoy a "home cooked" meal every first Sunday of the month after the Worship time!
    Master Clubs - 6:30 pm
    (A time for you to give back & help serve the children) or Discipleship & Fellowship for Adults!
Services are only a few minutes from campus and CATA can be accessed at our location at 3939 S. Atherton St. in State College. Our website provides more information, events, & periodic blogs from the Pastor to encourage you throughout the week!
Contact:J.C. Reese
3939 S. Atherton St.
State College, PA 16801

Society of St. Vincent dePaulService Group
Contact Mary Ann Weakland or Millie Demaree at 867-3131 for information on how you can participate in this group.
Contact:Mary Ann Weakland

We have various monthly social events. Full details are always available on our website.
Contact:Lois Abdelmalek
814.238.0822 Ext. 24

Victory Christian FellowshipFellowship
Meetings during the PSU school year:

Freshmen Bible studies:
Pollock 7:30 pm- Meet in the student lounge in the Pollock Dining Commons
East 8 pm- Meet in front of the Big Onion.

Freshmen Bible studies:
Pollock 7:30 pm- Meet in the student lounge in the Pollock Dining Commons
East 8 pm- Meet in front of the Big Onion.

Mixed Martial Arts
Christ Community Church 9 pm- Join us in a safe environment where our campus staff teaches a mixture of jujitsu and muay thai. Students will learn how to fight, build friendships, and discover who Jesus is. At the end, there’s plenty of time for people to spar with others of similar weight. Beginners up to experts are welcome!
Van Pickups: Pollock, East – 8:40 pm, text Dave at 814-571-6937 if you need a ride.

Friday Night Dinner: 6:15 pm at Christ Community Church
This is the main event for VCF! Every Friday evening, an amazing free dinner is hosted by Christ Community Church, where students can eat, fellowship, and get connected. Fruits, veggies, and salad are always part of the dinner for those who are vegetarian. Don’t hesitate to show up and bring friends. Worship service at 7 pm. There is a time of worship, a relevant message, and plenty of time to minister and encounter God.
Van Pickups: West, North – 5:50 pm; Pollock, East – 6:00 pm

Church Service:
Christ Community Church Morning Service 11 am
Van Pickups: West, North – 10:40 am; East, Pollock – 10:45 am. Please contact Dave at 814-571-6937 for a ride.

Contact:Joel Kramer
200 Ellis Place State College, PA 16801
814 – 234 – 0711

Young Life Leadership InitiativeOther
If you are a PSU student and interested in becoming a Young Life leader at Penn State, please contact Brad Schmitt at
Contact:Brad Schmitt
P.O. Box 321
Lemont, PA. 16851


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