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Religious Organizations

Pitt-Johnstown’s religious organizations offer students an opportunity to provide and receive spiritual guidance, personal support and human services.  Campus Ministry also coordinates service trips for students.  There are two student organizations at Pitt-Johnstown that strive to strengthen and stimulate the religious and social lives of its members.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes exists to provide an atmosphere for students to understand and utilize their full potential in their respective sport and in their spiritual walk with Jesus Christ. FCA values the opportunity for fellowship, experiencing the love of God and one another, being an example to other athletes and students, and reaching out into the community to promote positive athleticism at the Pitt Johnstown.
Jewish Student Organization 

The Jewish Student Organization promotes a Jewish presence on our campus by promoting Jewish identity in all of its aspects and varieties. The organization celebrates the right of all individuals to lead Jewish lives in ways that they see fit, in an open and accommodating environment. We seek to enhance our environment through active realization of the values of tzedaka (charity), chesed (kindness), and tikkun olam (repairing the world).

Newman Student Association 
The objectives of the Newman Student Association are to serve and promote the developing Catholic Community at Pitt-Johnstown through religious, educational, and social activities.  Its members may take an active role in the church and in society as responsible members of the Laity.  The organization also assists in the aims and directives of the program of Catholic Campus Ministry at Pitt-Johnstown.  In past years, students from Newman participated in the Diocesan Youth Forum at Mt. Aloysius.
Time-Out Christian Fellowship 
Time-Out is a non-denominational student organization that strives to display the importance of basic Christian concepts through a program of fellowship consisting of singing, sharing, skits, and speakers.  Retreats, special concerts, lectures and other events are held throughout the year.  All students are welcome to attend the meetings and discuss their Christian perspective.
Last Reviewed: April 27, 2010