UMaine Departments

These departments offer courses and expertise in the academic study of religion from their disciplinary perspectives. 

Religion in the Community

Organizations, institutions, and groups with interests in religion in the local area include: 

UMaine Student Organizations – 

Black Bear Catholic 



Ratio Christi (UM)

Churches – 

Synagogues – 

Congregation Beth Abraham – Bangor’s Orthodox Jewish Congregation. 

Congregation Beth El – Bangor’s Reform Jewish Congregation. 

Congregation Beth Israel – Bangor’s Conservative Jewish Congregation. 

Mosques – 

Islamic Center of Maine – “The Muslim community in Orono is a vibrant one and its Masjid hosts several activities throughout the week and all year round.” 

Temples – 

Other – 

The Wilson Center – “The Wilson Center is an independent, progressive religious & spiritual voice on campus.”