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Protestant Chaplain Rev. Dan Bell

Welcome from the Protestant Chaplain

Thank you for visiting the Protestant Chaplaincy at Tufts University. My name is Dan Bell and I serve as the Protestant Chaplain at Tufts. I provide pastoral care and support to all members of the university community. I also work closely with the Protestant Students Association (PSA) and other spiritual life groups on our campuses to offer engaging programs throughout the academic year, including weekly worship, which will be held on Zoom this fall.

I hope you will explore this site to learn more about us. Feel free to email me at, connect with me on Facebook, or call me at 617.627.2097. You can also visit my Calendly page to find a time to meet. If you would like to receive our weekly e-news during the academic year, please sign up here. I look forward to getting to know you.

When I am away, please email or call the University Chaplaincy at 617.627.3427. For after-hours pastoral emergencies, please call the Tufts University Police Department at 617.627.3030.

In Fall 2020, we gather for Protestant Evening Worship on Sundays, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. ET. Faculty and staff gather for "The Breakfast Club," a weekly Bible study and prayer group, Wednesdays, 8 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. on Wednesdays. You are also very welcome at our weekly book club, which meets on Thursdays, 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET. Follow this link to learn more about weekly gatherings.

I look forward to connecting with you and learning how I can best serve you at Tufts.





Welcome from the Protestant Student Association (PSA)

Sara Mitchell, A21, PSA Executive Board Treasurer

"Being a part of the Protestant Students Association has been such an unexpectedly wonderful and impactful college experience that I’ll cherish forever. What truly unites all of us are our common core values: unwavering compassion, hard work and the desire to serve others. If you're curious to see what our worship community is like, we would love for you to stop by for a service! We look forward to getting to know you."


PSA is a community made up of students who identify with the Protestant traditions of Christian faith. We are a progressive interdenominational community that seeks to serve the greater Tufts community and each other in worship, formation, fellowship, and outreach.

The Protestant Chaplaincy and PSA celebrate the practice of Radical Welcome. We invite people of every race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, religious background, veteran status, ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression to bring the fullness of who they are into this community. All are welcome. All are valued as part of the community. All are loved by God.

Check us out on Facebook and Instagram. Please contact student leader withs questions and concerns.


PSA Student Leadership 2020-2021

President and Worship Coordinator: Alice Dempsey, A21 -

Treasurer: Sara Mitchell, A21-

Fellowship Chair: Teddy Robbins, E22 -

Outreach Coordinator: Dash Wedergren, A22-

Interfaith Representative: Ola Faleye, E21 -