Religious Life at Muhlenberg College



Callista IsabelleThe Rev. Callista Isabelle - College Chaplain

The Reverend Callista Isabelle has served as College Chaplain since February 2012. She is an ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). She received a Master of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School, and served as Associate University Chaplain at Yale University prior to coming to Muhlenberg. Callista grew up on a farm in Iowa, is married to Geoff Isabelle, and spends her free time playing outside and sharing meals with friends.

Tanya SchockTanya Schock - Assistant to the Chaplain

Tanya Schock has served as part of the Chaplain’s Office staff since 1997. She is a Lehigh Valley native, and lives with her husband, Nathaniel, and their two sons, Noah and Ethan, in Coopersburg. Tanya loves spending time with her family. Some of her hobbies include reading, going to concerts, photography and needlework.


Rabbi Melissa Simon - Jewish Chaplain and Hillel Director             484-664-3244                                         

Jaimie Krass - Programs & Engagement Manager

Matan Ayash- Presidential Assistant, Religious Life

April Cunningham - Office Manager

Hillel House Address:
2238 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Student Information Line: 484-664-3270

Newman Center

The Rev. John Krivak - Roman Catholic Chaplian

Newman Center Address:
2339 Liberty Street
Allentown, PA 18104