Greensboro College is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. We are committed to making the church a vital part of higher education. You will find the Christian spirit celebrated in all areas of campus life through weekly Chapel services, numerous fellowship activities, and community service projects. Find more to Life with Religious Life!
“Chapel always had great music and a great message! All the Religious Life events I went to provided a great learning and fun atmosphere.” Meredith K., student
Chapel is held each Thursday at 11:30am. All are welcome to attend! Sunday Night Live is held each Sunday at
8pm at College Place United Methodist Church with great music and a message.
Held once a month, the Intersection Lunches includes a guest speaker-led discussion on the intersection of faith
and reason as well as a delicious (and free!) lunch!
Students can volunteer through our community outreach office- Village 401. Students contribute to the community
through service projects, Boys & Girls Club events, the GC Urban Garden, alternative Spring Break trips, and more.
Church and College Scholars
The Church and College Scholars program is for students who have an interest in the area of church leadership. The Church and College Scholars internships are available to students and area churches to provide a hands-on experience in the church leadership environment. The Church and College Scholars positions are open during each semester with a variety of positions available at area churches.
Religion courses are not just for religion majors! Take classes in Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics like:
- Old and New Testament
- World Religions
- History and Theology of Methodism
- Christian Ethics
- Christian Education & Youth Ministry
- Faith, Fiction, and Film
- Church Leadership
- Reclaiming Democracy
- Greek and Hebrew
Religion Majors not only enter career fields such as business, law, music, and education, but also go on for
graduate work at:
- Candler School of Theology at Emory University
- Drew University Divinity School
- Duke Divinity School
- Princeton University Theological School
- Wesley Seminary
- Yale Divinity School
Religious Life – Professional and Volunteer Off-Campus Connections
The Religious Life Office plays a central role in nurturing the College’s connection with both the community and the United Methodist Church. This is reflected in special events on campus and off-campus activities.
- The Festival of Lessons and Carols
- Sponsoring lecturers in Finch Chapel
- Arranging internships for students interested in church related organizations
- Coordinating volunteer services in conjunction with Village 401
- Alternative Spring Break
Alternative Spring Break
Greensboro College holds a traditional commitment to reaching out to those in need. Students may volunteer through the Village 401 office. This office is overseen by the campus minister and coordinated by students.
Religious Life – Student Organizations
The organizations available on campus include the following:
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Mondays in the Reynolds Center
- Student Christian Fellowship – Wednesdays 7:30pm in Alunni Dining Room
- Cru – Thursdays 8:00 p.m. in Alumni Parlor
- C.R.E.A.M. – Thursdays at 7:30pm in Alumni Dining Room
Affiliated Campus Ministries
The cooperative efforts of Greensboro College, UNCG, and Guilford College offer the following organizations:
- Catholic Campus Ministry
- Episcopal Campus Ministry
- Hillel Jewish Organization
- Presbyterian Campus Ministry
- Wesley-Luther Campus Ministry
Greensboro College hosts The North Carolina United Methodist All-State Youth Choir
Greensboro College is searching for talented youth vocalists for the North Carolina United Methodist All-State Youth Choir. Enjoy one week of learning and performing throughout the state with accomplished college faculty and performers. Auditions and applications due by March 15. Learn more at www.GCmusic.info. Click on NCUM All-State Youth Choir.