Department of Religious Studies

Events in the Department of Religious Studies

Upcoming Events in the Department of Religious Studies:

Religious Studies Club Celebrate: A Great Year!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015,

5:30-6:30 p.m. in Strong 256 (Student Lounge)
6:30-7:30 p.m. in Strong 004

The Religious Studies Club invites everyone interested to join them on Tuesday, April 21 from 5:30-7:30, beginning in the Religious Studies Lounge (Strong 256) to eat Pizza (must RSVP to Dr. Pulleyking or drop by the Religious Studies Department, Strong 251).  We will consider the Relationship between Religious Studies and your career.
Then at 6:30 we will go to the basement Strong 004 to watch a video of MSU students exploring a Muslim Mosque, a Jewish Synagogue, and a Christian Church.

All MSU students are invited--in order to deepen our understanding of the different beliefs and practices of the Abrahamic faiths; the "pilgrimage" to Tulsa was funded by SOFAC!

Click here for the flyer!

Contact Becca or Dr. Pulleyking if you plan to attend!


Still hungry after all that pizza? 

On Wednesday, 22 April, at 6:00 p.m. in Phelps Grove Park

the Religious Studies Club presents:


Come enjoy great food and friendly discussion on "What is tolerance?"


All Missouri State University students are welcome to join the MSU Religious Studies Club.  

Contact Becca or Micki to find out more and to join upcoming activities.


Dr. Jim Moyer's Retirement Reception

After 45 years at Missouri State University, Dr. Jim Moyer, Professor of Relgious Studies (Old Testament/Hebrew Bible) and former Religious Studies Department Head, will retire at the end of the spring semester.  Please join us for a reception on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 4:00-5:30 p.m. in PSU Union Club Room 400 to thank Jim for his service to the University and wish him well!  See the flyer here.

We are also planning a dinner to honor Jim Moyer on Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Kentwood Crystal Room. Contact Dr. Micki Pulleyking for more information, or see the flyer here.

Can't make either of these events but still want to do something? Dr. Moyer has offered to match donations to the Moyer Family Religious Studies Scholarship (up to $5,000 total). See here for more details.