Office of Spiritual and Religous Life at Emory University, a top-ranked university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, provides varied and rich opportunities to enhance religious and spiritual life through prayer, worship, service, education, engagement and outreach in the following ways: Strengthens group identity and inter-religious engagement. Promotes understanding of religious practices and traditions. Encourages multi-religious service and outreach to humanity. Provides support to students, faculty and staff. Deepens critique of conflict and misunderstanding and builds bridges of understanding. Challenges the community to engage in spiritual and religious dimensions of life at Emory.