Religious Advisers

Catholic Student Adviser, Father Jaehwa Lee, Bond 300 ( Tues, Thurs, Sat)

Father LeeBryn Mawr College:104 Aelwyd on Cambrian Row (Mon, Wed, Sat)
Haverford College:208 Whitehead Campus Center (Wed, Fri)
Phone: 610-328-8578
Email: FatherJaehwa@me.com or jlee3@swarthmore.edu

Father Jaehwa has a B.S. from Columbia University, M.S. from University of Pennsylvania, and an M.Div. from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary of Archdiocese of Philadelphia.He was appointed to the TriCo Newman colleges in 2011 from Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Before the TriCo ministry, He has served the Newman Catholic Apostlate at Drexel University, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, and University of Pennsylvania before joing the Tri-Co Newman Catholic Apostolate. He also served as a Parochial Vicar at Ss. Peter and Paul and Maternity B.V.M. of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. TriCo Newman Website

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Adviser, Trevor Morse, Bond 301

Trevor Morse Phone: 301-503-0246
Email: trevorjcmorse@gmail.com
Website: www.intervarsity.org

Trevor Morse has been on staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship since 2009, and has been Swarthmore's campus staff since 2011. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 2009 with a B.A. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations and completed his internship with InterVarsity at Bucknell University in 2010. He currently resides in Swarthmore with his wife Ashley, and enjoys cooking, reading, and games. He loves to talk about about Jesus, food, Japan, and pogonology.

Jewish Student Adviser, Rabbi Adam Lavitt, Bond 201

Rabbi Adam LavittPhone: 610-328-8615
Email: alavitt@phillyhillel.org

Rabbi Adam holds a B.A. in Religious Studies and English Literature from Kenyon College. He was ordained by the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, where he also received a Master’s in Jewish Education, and a Certificate in Pastoral Care. His diverse rabbinic experience includes serving as rabbinic intern at Harvard Hillel, assistant rabbi at Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, and chaplaincy intern at Hebrew SeniorLife. He also brought the Movement Minyan to the National Havurah Institute as Liturgist in Residence and was a CLAL Rabbis Without Borders Fellow.

Adam regularly writes for MyJewishLearningThe Wisdom Daily, and other online publications.
 

 

Muslim Student Adviser, Umar Abdul Rahman, Bond 200

Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, The Rev. Dr. Joyce Tompkins, Bond 202

Joyce TompkinsParrish 125 ( Tues. and Thurs afternoons)
Phone: 610-328 -8328
Email: jtompki1@swarthmore.edu

Joyce holds a B.A. in Classics from Cornell University, did graduate work in religion at Yale University and graduated with an M.Div from the General Theological Seminary in New York. She received her Doctor of Ministry in interfaith chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary. She is ordained in the Episcopal Church and has served as a parish minister, a counselor for European au pairs, and as counseling staff at Marquette University.

Joyce regularly shares her "Spiritual Reflections" wth the community, a sampling of her recent colums:Lessons from Trees, A Brooklyn Story ,What I Did Not Do On My Summer VacationFree the Chairs, A Waltz in the Garden