Campus ministry

As part of the holistic care offered by UNB Student Services, campus ministry is here to provide for your spiritual needs.

UNB campus ministry offers a listening, caring, non-judgmental ear when you need someone to talk to.  We also hope to be a meeting house where we can direct you to other groups and organizations on and off campus you might be interested in.

The UNB campus ministry office is located in the C.C. Jones Student Services Centre, room 008.

For more details, please call (506) 458-7009.

What we do

Campus ministry can help if you:

  • are looking for a community or place where you can be yourself and be accepted
  • want some spiritual support and guidance
  • want to find out about other faith groups and student activities on campus
  • are experiencing difficulties with studies, relationships, or work
  • are finding that your studies are raising important questions for your faith
  • are struggling with your sense of meaning, purpose, or direction in life
  • are concerned about social justice issues and the relation between faith and action
  • are depressed or feel like giving up
  • are questioning some of your values or those of your family or church
  • are worried about your use of alcohol or drugs
  • would like information about volunteer opportunities near or far
  • want to locate where your own faith community meets
  • want to explore a vocation or calling in ministry
  • need a sounding board to explore your thoughts and ideas about the questions and conundrums that life presents us with

The Chaplain also:

  • is involved in leading groups in discussion and prayer
  • facilitates interfaith and ecumenical dialogue on the campus
  • conducts memorial services
  • offers the prayers at convocations and other special events
  • participates in orientation and other events at the university

Who we are

Chaplain - Mike Bravener

Mike Bravener is very well known in and around the Fredericton area. He served as the youth pastor at Brunswick Street Baptist Church from 1990-1994 and then as the assistant pastor at Grace Memorial Baptist Church from 1994-1996. Following that he planted a new church, now known as Christ central church, from 1996-2003.

Mike left his career as a clergyman to pursue a career in entertainment and music. Mike is passionate about helping others to discover what it means to be fully alive. He brings his love of the arts and his love of life together to help people in their journey of life, faith and spirituality.

Mike graduated from Dalhousie University in 1982 with a B.A in psychology and completed his Masters of Divinity in 1985 from Acadia Divinty College.

As always, if you have any questions about campus ministry, you can reach me, Chaplain Mike Bravener, via email, in person (C.C. Jones Student Services Centre, room 008), or by phone (458-7009).

The coffee pot will be on and you will always be welcome.