Kay Spiritual Life Center

American University's place for meaning, purpose, and community

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Get to Know Kay

The Kay Spiritual Life Center is American University's interfaith center and home to two dozen religious communities.

Read our Chaplain’s Welcome

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Our communities of faith and the chaplains who serve them are ready to help you reflect, find comfort, learn, and grow. Learn about the rich spiritual diversity you can find in Kay.

Explore our Faith Communities

Interfaith Chapel Service

Chapel Meditation: A Light in the Darkness

There is something attractive about the light. Something we’re hard wired to respond to. From the heliotropism of plants, twisting and growing toward the direction of sunlight, to cats lying in the sunbeams through the window, to beachgoers in the summer soaking up the rays, we are all drawn toward the light. (Read more...)

Adeel Zeb gives the 2017 Poynter lecture in the Kay Chapel

Events in Kay

Learn about the many events we have in Kay from speaker series, table talks, to service projects, and interfaith programs. 

Learn about Events in Kay

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Support the important interfaith and community-building work of the Kay Chapel through a tax-deductible contribution.

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