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Chaplaincy & Student Orgs.

Through the office of the Chaplain, local faith communities, and other offices on campus, the following persons are active in religious and spiritual adviesment:

General Chaplaincy
H. Scott Matheney
Ph: 630-617-3025
E-mail: hscottm@elmhurst.edu

Rev. Dr. L. Bernard Jakes
Church Address:
3566-72 South Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 60653
PH: 773-538-7589 ext. 223
E-mail: LBJakes@net.elmhurst.edu, LBjakes@sbcglobal.net

Roman Catholic
Kevin A. O’Donnell
Director, Office of Campus Ministry
Dioceses of Joliet
Ph: 815-834-4022
E-mail: kodonnell@dioceseofjoliet.org

Father Anthony Taschetta
Mary Queen of Heaven Parish
426 N. West Ave.
Elmhurst, Il 60126
Phone: 630-279-5700
e-mail: parishoffice@maryqueen.org

Campus Crusade Staff- elmhurstcru@gmail.com

Greek Orthodox
Rev. William S. Chiganos
Ph: 708-562-2744
e-mail: RICHGANOS@aol.com

Rev. Fr. Andrew G. Georganas
Co-Chaplain, Ph: 630-834-7010
e-mail: church_office@st-demetrios.org ; ADgeorganas@comcast.net

Rabbi Steven Bob
Ph: 630-627-3912
e-mail: SIMCHABOB@aol.com

Dr. Tamar Levinson
190 Prospect Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Co-Chaplain, Counseling Services Department
Ph: 630-617-3560
e-mail: tamarl@elmhurst.edu

Inamul Haq
Islamic Studies, Old Main 231
Mail Box # 254
Ph: 630-617-6119
e-mail: ihaq@elmhurst.edu

Rev. Dennis Beach
Epiphany Lutheran Church
314 W. Vallette
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Ph: 630-832-8457
E-mail: epiphany29@comcast.net

Rev. Emmy Lou Belcher
DuPage Unitarian Universalistic Church
4 South 535 Old Naperville Road
Naperville, IL 60563
Ph: 630-505-9408
E-mail: elbelcher@comcast.net

Rev. Cliff Lyda
PH: 630-834-7750

Beauchamp, Dr. Ronald (Ron)
Director, Niebuhr Center
Office: Niebuhr Hall, 004
Phone: (630) 617-3490
Fax: (630) 617-6157
E-mail: beauchampr@elmhurst.edu



The below list is of campus organizations/clubs that have some focus on faith/religion/interfaith culture, including non-religious philosophies, and other organizations that focus on social justice and culture. Most club names are hyperlinked to an email address for more information (either the address of the organization or a student leader). More information or general questions can be directed to Spiritual Life Council

Amnesty International (AI)
Black Student Union
Campus Crusade for Christ
Community Outreach Program
Gender Equality and Rights (formerly POW)
Global Poverty Club
[EC] Gospel Choir
Habitat for Humanity
International Club
[EC] Meditation Club
Muslim Student Association
Philosphy Think Tank (PTT)
Secular Students Association


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