Campus Life

Campus Ministry

Living in God's Amazing Grace

Pastor Ernie gives a sermon at Newberry College

As you explore and grow in your faith, Campus Ministry can provide fun activities, a sense of community, and a spiritual education. Everyone, regardless of faith tradition, denomination affiliation, or age is invited to be a part of Campus Ministry at Newberry College.

Meet the Campus Pastor

Reverend Worman or "Pastor Ernie," as he is known on campus, has been in the ministry for over 20 years as a congregational minister and a retired Navy Chaplain. He has lived in 12 of the U.S. states as well as Japan and Italy.

Stop by and meet Pastor Ernie at the Weber Ministry Center, at Holland Hall room 104, or call 803-947-2052. 

Weber Ministry House

Pastor Ernie serves as the principal worship leader and coordinates the weekly chapel services in Wiles Chapel.  Weber Ministry House also serves as a meeting place for various campus religious groups.

Information About Campus Ministry Groups

Now You Can Follow Campus Ministry on Twitter!

  • Groups are guided by an advisor from the faculty or staff.
  • Each group is a registered organization on campus.
  • Groups elect their own officers and have an approved constitution and by-laws.
  • The president or appointed representative of each active student religious group may serve on the Religious Life Advisory Board, along with faculty and staff members appointed to the committee by the Faculty Council.
  • Groups have regularly scheduled meetings throughout the school year.
  • Each group takes a turn leading chapel.
  • Groups work cooperatively with the other organizations to plan events for the entire campus.
  • Groups take part in community service projects including the Safe-Kids Halloween and a Christmas Toy Drive.


Campus Ministry Groups

Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM)

Christians Living Among You (CLAY)

Lutheran Student Movement (LSM)

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Metoka Galeda

Pre-Seminary Group


Links to our affiliate synods: