Student Ministry

Newman Center

The Newman Center is directed by Rev. Carl Erickson.  He may be reached by email at The mailing address for the Galveston Newman Center is:
The Galveston Newman Center
602 Seawolf Parkway Suite B
Pelican Island #5
Galveston,  TX  77554 

William Temple Episcopal Center

William Temple Episcopal Center is directed by The Reverend Kyle Stillings.  It is located at 427 Market St. Galveston TX 77550; Office: (409) 539-2077.  More information about the center and activities may be found at

Jewish Student Ministry

The Galveston Jewish community is the oldest in the State of Texas.  The contact person is Rabbi Jimmy Kessler of Temple B’nai Israel [R] at 765-5796.  You can contact Congregation Beth Jacob [C] at 762-4545. 

The community supports, with funding from the Jewish Federation of Galveston County, programs organized by the Jewish students on campus.  In addition, Rabbi Kessler serves as the volunteer Jewish chaplain.

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