Sacred Spaces at Williams

Nature's Sanctuary

Beyond the confines of bricks and mortar, Nature provides an ever-present sanctuary for the soul.

Haystack Monument

On a sultry Saturday afternoon in August, 1806, Mills and four other students gathered as usual in the maple grove of Sloan’s Meadow for one...

Thompson Memorial Chapel

Thompson Memorial Chapel, built in 1905 to be the visible center of Williams’ spiritual life.

Mission Statement

The Chaplains’ Office seeks to serve the Williams College community

The college chaplains and office staff are eager to help students, faculty, staff and all members of the Williams community to discover every resource that may be helpful in furtherance of an individual’s spiritual journey and of the religious lives of the whole College.