Religious Council

The Religious Council members involve themselves with community service and religious fellowship, with an emphasis on instilling and perpetuating the spiritual concepts, ideals and beliefs held by each group. Council members also assist the Campus Minister in coordinating religious activities on campus.

BAPTIST STUDENT UNION leads students to a commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; involves them in responsible church membership in the life of the denomination; provides activities on the campus for worship, discussion, Bible study, social action, social life, and witness; and leads students to give themselves in service in the community and the world.

BEREAN OUTREACH MINISTRIES encourages participants to seek a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, promotes a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Word of God, and enhances an understanding of comparative religion with a goal of promoting religious tolerance and freedom.

CHURCH OF CHRIST (HOLINESS) U.S.A. STUDENT UNION/ STUDENTS WITH A TESTIMONY (S.W.A.T.) provides spiritual support for students by providing biblical teaching, promoting fellowship, and providing opportunities for Christian community service.

CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST (COGIC) COLLEGIATE CLUB provides for the spiritual growth and development of the individual while in college as well as the opportunity for cohesion and fellowship among persons of the Pentecostal Faith.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES (FCA) OF JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY presents to athletes and coaches and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationship and in the fellowship of the Church.Friends Overcoming Crisis Using Solutions (F.O.C.U.S) believes that men and women of similar beliefs should bind themselves together in order to form a more perfect union among college men and women, to promote positive solutions to various problems, to further brotherly/sisterly love and spirit of social service, and to protect the sanctity of Christianity.Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship has a goal to establish and advance at Jackson State University witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, GodÕs Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world.

JSU INTERFAITH GOSPEL CHOIR stimulates and enhances the quality of the spiritual outlook of JSU students through traditional and contemporary Gospel music.

MEN AND WOMEN OF VISION CHRISTIAN ORGANIZATION exists (1) to combine Christian morals and standards with the motivation of academic success; and (2) to expose students to practical insights concerning their direction in life by way of biblical principles as well as challenging them to have a clear understanding about their fields of study and to build solid academic achievement.Men of God Christian Fraternity believes that persons drawn to this organization have been so led by the spirit of God, having already been equipped with the tools necessary to become warriors for Christ. Thus, our objective is to merely encourage such a transition, refining those gifts and talents given to God so that overall, the body of Christ may be uplifted.

MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION seeks to promote friendship and cultural sharing between Muslim students and the Jackson State University community and to provide students, both Muslim and non-Muslim, with clear and correct information about Islam to disclaim any misconceptions about Islam and/or Muslims.

REFORMED UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP promotes the glorification of God in all pursuits and endeavors of life and the enjoyment of Him forever. For information on RUF, please contact Rev. Elbert McGowan, 601-979-1179.

Revolution On Campus (R.O.C.) provides an alternative avenue whereby born-again men and women can affiliate with an organization that represents the doctrine of Christianity.

TIGERS FOR CHRIST: JSU CHURCH OF CHRIST CAMPUS MINISTRY encourages faith, promotes increased biblical and spiritual knowledge of students, and promotes unity and positive relationships among students.

WESLEY FOUNDATION is a United Methodist student movement which seeks to provide college students Christian fellowship, worship and service through the Christian ministries of teaching, counseling, evangelism, and discipleship. For information on the Wesley Foundation, please contact Ms. Vera Hall, 601-979-1179.