Spiritual Connections

There are a variety of paths available if you are seeking a spiritual home or touchstone while at ASU. United Campus Ministry can guide you in finding a good fit whether on campus, within Alamosa or in a neighboring town. Nearby Crestone, CO is a unique place where 25+ spiritual centers exist in close proximity. Here you will find a Hindu ashram, several Buddhist centers, a Catholic monastery, Japanese Shumei, among others. There are Jewish and Muslim kindred spirits willing to connect with interested students. Don’t miss the Crestone experience while at Adams State.

Churches in Our Area

Buddhist

Crestone Mountain Zen Center
2000 East Dreamway, Crestone CO 81131
http://dharmasangha.org

Jewish

Julie Mordecai (community contact)
mordecai@gojade.org
12 Cottonwood Place
719-580-2144

Muslim

Contact Campus Ministry
719-587-7516
campusministry@adams.edu

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 

“A liberal, non-creedal community that honors reason, dialogue and personal experience.”

Alamosa Presyterian Church
514 Main Street
Alamosa, CO

Contact | Jan Oen at jan.oen@juno.com

Alamosa Church of Christ

“Where friends meet and worship!”

408 Victoria Street
719-589-4236

Alamosa Christian Reformed Church

“A Community who deeply cares for one another and the community around them.”

1861 Country Road 10 S. (in Waverly area southwest of Alamosa)
Alamosa, CO 81101

Contact | 719-589-3493 | Rev. Philip VanderWindt, Pastor

Alamosa Presbyterian Church

“We love and welcome ASU students!”

Located at:
330 San Juan Ave.
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-589-4384
1church@alampres.org

Rev. Donald Hannah, Pastor

Alamosa United Pentecostal Church

Located at:
184 E. 2nd Street
Alamosa, CO 81101

Contact:
719-589-0475
Rev. Carl Sutter, Pastor

Anabaptist Fellowship (Mennonite)

“Grounded in the Mennonite tradition, we seek to be a welcoming and open community of faith, living as peace builders in the way of Jesus Christ.”

Located at:
Alamosa Presbyterian Church – upstairs in north end of building
330 San Juan Ave.
Alamosa, CO 81101

alamosafellowship@gmail.com or find us on Facebook

College Heights Baptist Church

“A friendly, caring church providing Bible-based worship and fellowship.”

Located at:
2045 Church Ave (corner of Church & Victoria)
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-589-6814
chbc4jesuf@yahoo.com

Christian Challenge at ASU

“Bible-based discussions and food!”

Leader: Kalen Maleug, kalensart@gmail.com

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

College/University/Young Adult outreach & ministry
Worship/Meetings
Institute, a student outreach located near the ASU campus across from Nielsen Library

Contact for Young Adult Ward:
Larry Mortensen
719-589-3046
lsmorten@adams.edu

Church of Scientology

511 Main St. #12
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-587-5554
doctorgoodbones@gmail.com

The Feed Store Monte Vista

“Non-denominational spiritual church” 

Located at:
4900 East County Rd 2 South
Monte Vista, CO 81144

Contact:
719-852-2361
thefeedstore@morganministries.com

Eli & Angelica Heredia,Youth Pastors
719-852-2361
eli@morganministries.com

First United Methodist Church

“Traditional and contemporary young-adult friendly worship.”

2005 Mullins Avenue (Across from ASU soccer field)
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-589-2243
fumc@fone.net
Rev. Nancy Mead, Pastor

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Located at:
10922 E. US Highway 160
Alamosa, CO 81101

General Contact: 719-589-2108

Living Water Bible Fellowship

“The church has a strong FCA program for college athletes as well as for non-athletes. College students are invited to take part in all activities and serve in its various programs. Traditional and contemporary music.”

Located
2910 Clark St. (near Wal-Mart)
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-589-6351
office@livingwateralamosa.org

Rev. Geron Parkins, Pastor
lwbf@gojade.org

River of Life Assembly of God

“Bible-based with relevant, contemporary worship in a casual setting.”

Worship Times
Sunday – 10 a.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m.

2602 Clark St.
Alamosa, Colorado

719-589-3636
riveroflife@bresnan.net
Rev. Patrick Divine, Pastor

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

“A richly diverse parish that blesses and celebrates all of life.”

Visit Sacred Heart Web Page or Facebook Page for calendar of parish events.

715 4th St. (across from Courthouse)
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-589-5829
sacredheartchurch81101@gmail.com

Rev. Fr. Michael Chrisman, Pastor

Catholic Campus Ministry

“You matter to us! We strive to be a welcoming, inclusive and supportive university ministry caring about the world and one another as called by Christ.”

General mission of CCM on campus:

  • Forming the faith community
  • Appropriating the faith
  • Forming the Christian conscience
  • Educating for Justice
  • Facilitating personal development
  • Developing leaders for the future

ASU Newman “Grizz Catholic” is the official AS&F recognized Catholic organization on campus. Newman meets for 5:00 Mass every Sunday followed by a free, home-cooked meal at the ASU C.A.S.A. Center.
For more information and upcoming events, find us on Facebook: ASU Newman Grizz Catholic.

Located at:
Office of United Campus Ministry
Student Life Center of the SUB

719-587-7516
campusministry@adams.edu

Shirley Atencio, Campus Minister
saatenci@adams.edu
Krystal Nuccitelli, Newman President
nuccitellikr@grizzlies.adams.edu

San Luis Valley Baptist Church

Worship Times
Sunday School – 10 a.m.
Services: Sunday 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m.

Located at:
930 State Ave.
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-480-4966
Rev. McDonald, Pastor

Seventh-day Adventist Church

“Truth seeking, vibrant congregation, open fellowship worship.”

Located at:
Clark & Foster
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-589-2772
http://alamosa22.adventistchurchconnect.org

St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church

“A welcoming church for seekers of all varieties.”

Worship Times
Sunday 9am – Morning Prayer
Sunday 11am – Holy Eucharist at The Bridge

Located at:
607 4th Street
Alamosa, CO 81101

Erin Smith
zapata@gojade.org
episcopalchurch.org

Trinity Lutheran Church

Worship Times
Sunday 10 a.m.
8:45 a.m. Bible Study

Located at:
52 El Rio Dr. (across Coronado Hall)
Alamosa, CO 81101

719-589-4611
tlcalmco@yahoo.com

Rev. Karl Wright, Pastor