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Spiritual Life

We aren’t here to tell you what to believe - we’re here to help you on your journey getting there. With a variety of programs and organizations, Mount Union Spiritual Life has a home for everyone.


Some Spiritual Life highlights include weekly Campus Chapel, six Student Organizations, retreats, Spring Break trips, community service and more. The University Chaplain supervises all spiritual life programming, and offers spiritual direction and pastoral care to students, faculty and staff. Mount Union Spiritual Life’s mission is to help campus members build community, grow spiritually, and be their best selves!


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Additional Programs

AA/Alcoholics Anonymous: An AA open-discussion meeting takes place each Wednesday morning from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. year-round in the kitchenette room of Dewald Chapel. This crucial twelve-step process is open to any who need support and encouragement as they face life's challenges.

Weddings: The Dewald Chapel is a popular place for weddings of alumni, faculty, staff and other qualified community members. For more information, please contact Jenny Huth, Director of Camps and Conferences, at (330) 829-2877.

Memorial Services: Memorial Services for alumni, trustees, faculty, staff, and students take place in the Dewald Chapel at the request of campus community members. Arrangements must be made with the University Chaplain. Tree dedication ceremonies for deceased community members are also available upon request. Please contact the University Chaplain or the Office of Advancement for more information.

Columbarium: The University of Mount Union Columbarium is a memorial structure which holds the cremains of campus community members who have reserved a niche. The Columbarium is located within Victoria’s Garden, just south of the Dewald Chapel. To inquire about making arrangements, please contact the University Chaplain.