The Scott Center at Hathaway House

The Chaplain's Office is located in the Charles P. Scott Center (also known as Hathaway House), next door to the Admissions Office at 135 South Main Street (on the corner of Route 30 and Porter Field Road).  Click here to see a map to our building.



Ash Wednesday Services

February 22, 2012

5:00-5:45 p.m.

Mead Memorial Chapel

Chaplain Laurie Jordan will lead an ecumenical Christian service, holy communion, and imposition of ashes.



Religious Life Council

The Religious Life Council brings together the leaders of all student religious groups on campus for shared programming, conversation, and friendship.  The group works with the Chaplain’s Office to oversee religious life on campus, to advise the Chaplains, to facilitate communication and cooperation between student religious organizations, and offer speakers and events on spiritual and religious topics.  We meet for monthly lunchtime meetings on Tuesdays.

Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas

An annual celebration of scripture and music in Mead Memorial Chapel.


"Faith and Reason"

Is the language of religion encouraging moral debate at Middlebury?
Or is it a conversation stopper?  Read the article from the
Winter 2007 Middlebury Magazine.

The Rev. Charles P. Scott


The Reverend Charles Powell Scott, Chaplain Emeritus
September 12, 1920 – October 10, 2004


Naila Baloch

Chaplaincy Fellow/Muslim Advis

Office: Scott Ctr for Spirit/Rel Life
Email: nbaloch@middlebury.edu
Phone: 802.443.5986

Laurie Jordan

Chaplain of the College

Office: Scott Ctr for Spirit/Rel Life
Email: ljordan@middlebury.edu
Phone: 802.443.5626

Ellen Blackmer McKay

Administrative Program Coor

Office: Scott Ctr for Spirit/Rel Life
Email: emckay@middlebury.edu
Phone: 802.443.5626

Ira Schiffer

Associate Chaplain Rabbi

Office: Scott Ctr for Spirit/Rel Life
Email: ischiffe@middlebury.edu
Phone: 802.443.5762

Beau Scurich

Chaplaincy Fellow/Muslim Advis

Office: Scott Ctr for Spirit/Rel Life
Email: bscurich@middlebury.edu
Phone: 802.443.5983

O. Larry Yarbrough

Director, Charles P. Scott Center

Office: Munroe Hall 101
Email: yarbroug@middlebury.edu
Phone: 802.443.5294
Office Hours: Tuesdays 3.00-4.15; Fridays 11-12; or by appointment-Munroe Hall 101 and Wednesdays 10:30-12:00 or by Appointment-Scott Center


We are educators, pastors, worship leaders, and advocates. We help create a campus atmosphere that is open to religious faith and practice, and encourages moral reflection and spiritual development.