Spiritual Life - Student Life - Defiance College

Spiritual Life


The Office of Spiritual Life offers opportunities to members of the Defiance College community for spiritual exploration and growth. Worship services, service projects, study and discussion groups, and religious fellowship groups are available on campus, and students are welcome in area houses of worship.

Defiance College is related to the United Church of Christ, and St. John UCC is located next to campus. Ford Chapel, located in Schauffler Hall, provides a setting for worship services and private meditation on campus.

Find out more about these organizations and events here:



Rev. Jan Bechtel
Chaplain/Director of Church Relations
Hubbard Hall
Phone: 419-783-2444
Email: jbechtel@defiance.edu