The Center for Faith and Spirituality at Carthage offers many ways for members of the Carthage community to engage with their faith and each other.

Scheduled Events

Interfaith Lunch

Thursdays, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Ehrler Hospitality Center, Siebert Chapel
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to gather for lunch and to learn about different traditions and rituals that are important to faith and non-faith communities in order to be in conversation with each other about matters of ultimate concern and to find our shared values. Contact Cal McCormick at or Serena Richardson at for more info.


Ongoing Programming

Common Ground

Join our Common Ground Community Builders in the Center for Faith and Spirituality for great conversation around big questions and opportunities to connect with the Carthage and surrounding community.

Just Lunch

Two to three times each term, the Center for Faith and Spirituality hosts this favorite event for students. It is just what it says it is: Just Lunch. A fresh hot lunch is available for pick-up in the front lobby of Siebert Chapel. Students are greeted by CFS student staff and invited to free lunch. Watch The Bridge for upcoming events.

Ongoing Service Days

Throughout the school year, the Center for Faith and Spirituality sponsors service opportunities in our region. Service options could include an afternoon trip to Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville, Illinois, volunteering at our fall and spring Red Cross blood drives, supporting our year-end campus food drive, or participating in service experiences at nonprofits in the Racine/Kenosha area. 

Annual Events

Chapel Night Live

First Tuesday of the Fall Semester In this annual event, Siebert Chapel throws open its welcome back all our students. Food, games, prizes, and meeting our CFS student staff are part of the night. It is a great way to learn more about faith and spirituality on campus and to meet new students.

Interfaith Baccalaureate

Held during Commencement Weekend The Interfaith Baccalaureate service is held every spring as part of Commencement activities. This fall, seniors from the Class of 2022 from multiple faith traditions will gather to plan the 2022 Interfaith Baccalaureate. Each year is unique and is meant to express the personality of each senior class. Seniors: Watch The Bridge for announcements about how to join the committee.