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College and religion

Those of you with college age kids, do they go to church on Sunday when on campus?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:28 PM on Aug. 16, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • when my husband and i were in college (about 2 years ago) we both went through a rebelion. my dad is a pastor, and because of issues w him, i let it be an issue between me and God. so no, i did not go to church whil on campus. my husband did for the most part, despite his other rebelions.
    erika_wright

    Answer by erika_wright at 7:38 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • i know i didnt...and half of the kids i went to school with didnt...and i went to a Christian university haha
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 8:09 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • so 1/2 the kids did
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:11 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • When I was in college, we had a set amount of chapel credits that we had to have. So I went to traditional church services on campus once per week and a contemporary one once per week. There was transportation to a miriad of churches on Sundays and I only went a few time to those. I couldn't find a church that I liked.
    NovemberLove

    Answer by NovemberLove at 8:58 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • My kids aren't in college yet. I attended an ARP college, so nearly all of my classmates attended some church or another in town. As a life-long atheist, I, of course, slept in.
    roachiesmom

    Answer by roachiesmom at 9:03 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • I did occasionally at a church on campus. I don't think any of my kids ever went to church. But they are wonderful people and just going to church doesn't make a whole lot of difference. If you have a good heart and are honest, that will be just as good.
    Lindalu2

    Answer by Lindalu2 at 10:01 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • anon: haha i guess thats so, never thought of it that way.

    NL we had chapel services every weekday & we only got one absence a week (15 a semester). i figured i was covered when it came to church haha
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 11:59 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • NL,

    Chapel credits? What?
    MamaK88

    Answer by MamaK88 at 4:31 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

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