Protestant Life at Bucknell

Exterior of Fellowship House

Protestant Christian religious life at Bucknell offers students opportunities for worship, service, social life and study that include may different theological and cultural styles. There are small groups and large groups, national Christian fellowships and homegrown Bucknell communities. All share a common Christian commitment, support and encouragement for their members.

The Rooke Chapel Congregation

The Rooke Chapel is a welcoming, ecumenical Protestant Christian community for students, faculty, staff and friends from the greater Lewisburg area. Led by Chaplain Kurt Nelson, Director of Religious & Spiritual Life. (Contact Director of Music Caleb Hopkins if you'd like to audition for the Rooke Chapel Vocal Ensemble.)

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Fellowship House

The Fellowship House, 628 St. George St, provides space for students to cook, relax, meditate and meet in small groups. Open home-cooked dinners are offered each Wednesday evening.

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Programs and Events

Protestant students find many ways to become involved in faith-based activities at Bucknell. These include:

  • Weekly worship at Rooke Chapel, with opportunities to volunteer at services
  • Wednesday-night dinners at the Fellowship House
  • DiscipleMakers Christian Fellowship
  • Voices of Praise Gospel Choir
  • InterVarsity, with Thursday-night worship services, Bible study and off-campus retreats and camps
  • Rooke Chapel Vocal Ensemble
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes weekly meetings

Contact Details

Religious & Spiritual Life


111 Rooke Chapel