Geneva College

Faith

 

Chapel

Chapel at Geneva College.

About the Chapel Program

The Geneva College chapel program--a weekly devotional time in which the campus community comes together in praise of God--is a vital part of the College’s educational mission. The purpose of each service is to encourage with the Word of God a community learning to serve Him in all areas of life. Messages apply deep biblical truth in a winsome way, engaging the hearts of attendees on the soul-deep issues of our time and helping them understand and apply to life the grace and glory of the risen Christ.

Scripture is central to all components of the service, including the music. We sing the Psalms of the Bible because of their unique connection to the life and ministry of Jesus and their consequent ability to unite Christians from every culture and time period.

About the Chaplain

Chapel is under the direction of Geneva’s chaplain, Pastor Rutledge “Rut” Etheridge. Following his undergrad work in theology with a pastoral studies emphasis, Rut was a high school Bible teacher in Indianapolis from 1999-2004. He earned his Master of Divinity Degree in 2006 and for seven years pastored a church in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. He started work as Geneva’s chaplain in the 2013-14 academic year. Rut is the regular speaker in chapel but we also hear from a variety of local as well as nationally known teachers and preachers.

Going to Chapel

Chapel is held in Metheny Fieldhouse every Wed. at the 10:10 a.m hour. Chapel messages are recorded each week and posted on the college website for listening. Students are required to attend but are allowed to miss 4 of the 15 services per semester. Most campus offices shut down during chapel so that as many faculty and staff as possible can attend along with the students.


 

Point of Excellence

Students have opportunities for enrichment and networking through Geneva’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter.

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Upcoming Events
Oct26
Reformation Day Service
Metheney Fieldhouse 6:30 p.m.

Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.
SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.
CURRENT STUDENTS
Branches on campus
The Christian indie/folk band is kicking off the Three Past Three program on October 23.
COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.