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The Chautauqua Institution is a non-for-profit organization that serves as a community, a center, and a resource where the human spirit is renewed, minds stimulated, faith restored and the arts valued. It has performance venues, a hotel, a golf course, tennis courts, and educational and recreational facilities.
For nine weeks each year, from late June through late August, the Institution offers a rich blend of arts, programming and recreational activities. Its educational mission is continued during the rest of the year with programs for older adults, Elderhostels and other learning programs.
Chautauqua’s Department of Religion provides a wide variety of worship services and programs that express its Christian heritage and its interfaith commitment. It provides lectures and educational programs that probe contemporary religious and theological ideas, in the confidence that people seeking truth and understanding will benefit from such exploration.
The Department of Religion strives to create a climate in which people that cherish various points of view and beliefs can exchange ideas, discuss their differences, and ponder the significance of their diverse experiences and insights.
The Chautauqua Institution was founded in 1874 and is located on beautiful Chautauqua Lake near Jamestown, New York.
Last updated on December 20, 2010 by Chautauqua Institution