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Spirituality

Spirituality means knowing one's self, having a sense of purpose in life, feeling connected to others, and achieving one's full potential. For some, this means tapping into the wisdom within. For others, spirituality is grounded in experiencing nature.

Spirituality is being inspired, focusing on sensory experiences, finding beauty and joy in everyday things, cherishing life, and feeling the interconnectedness of the universe.

Spirituality can help restore a sense of calm and balance when the daily grind may seem overwhelming. Many rituals associated with spirituality can be helpful in managing stress. Here are some ways to explore your spirituality and resources to help you try them out.

You may want to contact a spiritual group or leader on campus.  Here is some contact information for groups on the UW Oshkosh campus.

Athletes in Action

Athletes in Action uses the platform of athletics to reach all students for Christ. They strive to create a safe environment where all students on campus have the opportunity to explore Christianity, hear about Jesus Christ and grow in their faith.

Adviser: Craig Stevens  
stevensl@uwosh.edu

Campus Crusade for Christ

Helping to build spiritual movements everywhere so everyone knows someone who truly follows Jesus Christ.

Adviser: Mark Rygh
mark.rygh@uscm.org

Converge – A Chi Alpha Campus Ministries

Chi Alpha Campus Ministries is a Christian campus ministry on universities throughout the United States and around the world. It is a movement of college-age men and women earnestly following Jesus.

Adviser: Lee Van Scyoc
vanscyoc@uwosh.edu

Lutheran Campus Ministry - "The Gathering Place"

Lutheran Student Movement is a student led, Christ driven organization created to promote the active participation of students in the life and mission of the Lutheran Church on their campuses, in their communities and as individuals.

Campus Minister: Connie Weiss
620 Elmwood Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 231-1168
connie@lcmosh.org

The Newman Center of Oshkosh

The Newman Center is a ministry to the students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. The mission of campus ministry is to help students develop a faith that is the center of their lives.

Campus Minister: Sam Wood
800 Elmwood Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 233-5555
info@newmanctr.org

Titan Christian Fellowship

The Titan Christian Fellowship is an inter-denominational college ministry dedicated to making disciples of Jesus Christ, advancing the Biblical worldview, and equipping leadership for the Kingdom at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

833 Wright Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 371-6727

Titan Unitarian Universalist Student Organization

The Titan Unitarian Universalist Student Group is an officially recognized, student organization at UW Oshkosh. Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religious community which doesn’t identify with any one creed or belief system. Unitarian Universalists include people who are inspired by Christianity, Buddhism, atheism, agnosticism, Hinduism, Humanism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, and other diverse and divergent spiritual inclinations. UUs meet together to enrich their personal spirituality and to promote social justice, through an open, respectful community exploring comparative religious beliefs, encouraging independent thinking, celebrating diversity, and promoting tolerance.

Adviser: Jean Kwaterski
kwatersk@uwosh.edu

UW Oshkosh Hillel

The UW Oshkosh Hillel is a Jewish-based organization that strives to provide an opportunity for Jewish students to meet and relate with other Jewish students on campus.

Adviser: Orlee Hauser
hausero@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-7182

Pagan Student Alliance

‎The UW Oshkosh Pagan Student Alliance is a collective organization of students following or interested in earth-based faiths. PSA focuses on education about different faiths and practices under the Paganism umbrella at weekly meetings through presentations, open rituals, and discussion. We explore spirituality through the natural world and every day life in equal parts with mysticism and magic.

Adviser: Kelley Duhatschek
duhatsch@uwosh.edu

Rising Son WELS Campus Ministry

634 Wisconsin Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 235-1612

More Options

  • Carry a special object with you that reminds you of what is important to you
  • Keep a diary or journal
  • Take a personal retreat. Change your routine and give yourself a break from your responsibilities
  • Travel
  • Spend time alone to reflect or meditate

A special thanks to our friends at UGA for letting us use their information.

by Clark, Leslie A. last modified Apr 09, 2013 04:05 PM

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