Campus Ministries at Wittenberg University
We invite you to explore spiritual opportunities on campus - every student organization is open to all students, regardless of affiliation.
These student-run campus ministries provide fellowship, spiritual growth, leadership development, worship, and opportunities to serve others.
You can learn more about these ministries at various events in the fall - be sure to go the link at right for the calendar! Come and see!
Weaver Chapel Association (WCA)
Weaver Chapel Association provides weekly Christian fellowship. WCA members grow in Christ through worship, Bible study, retreats, and small discussion groups; serve through assisting with campus worship services and participating in community service projects; and enjoy fellowship through movie discussion nights, chapel lunches, and other events. Some of the service projects have included CROP walk and Fair Trade Fair at Homecoming.Meets 8:30 P.M. on Monday nights in the Chapel Activity Room, Weaver Chapel. Come and join us for this low-key time of faith discussions where everyone is welcome wherever you are on your faith journey! Pastor Rachel Tune advises WCA.
Athletes for Christ (AFC)
Looking for a way to connect your faith and your love of athletics? Athletes for Christ (AFC), a ministry of Athletes in Action and Campus Crusade for Christ, focuses on presenting Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord to athletes, coaches, and all whom they influence. The organization bases its teaching on the Bible, and is spiritually nurturing, athletically-focused, and most of all, Christ-centered. Meets Monday nights at 7:15 pm, Blair Hall.
Common Ground brings all the Christian Ministries together for fellowship, retreats, service and other activities over the course of the year.
IMANI Gospel Choir
Do you love to sing? Do you love Gospel music? IMANI, Wittenberg's gospel choir, directed by Kent Ross Brooks, praises God through song and music. IMANI holds concerts several times a year and has sung at convocations, special events, and residence hall programs. IMANI's concerts often accept as their admission price a canned food donation, which is then given to a food bank, but admission is free unless otherwise stated. Imani also sponsors an annual festival of gospel music featuring gospel choirs from around the community. IMANI meets in Krieg Hall, Room 300, on Wednesday nights, time TBA.
The Jewish Culture Club
The Jewish Culture Club aims to provide Jewish students with the opportunity to practice their faith and celebrate holidays. It also strives to promote an understanding and awareness of Jewish religion and culture on campus and in the community. Activities include bi-weekly meetings, group trips to the synagogue, and holiday celebrations. Jewish Culture Club is advised by Dr. Rochelle L. Millen, associate professor of religion, and Suzanne Smailes, librarian. To learn more about JCC, contact Dr. Millen at firstname.lastname@example.org or Suzanne Smailes at email@example.com
Lutheran Student Movement (LSM)
LSM connects Lutheran students with one another here at Wittenberg, on other campuses and throughout the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Students gather regularly for fellowship, attend regional and national retreats, and discuss issues before the Lutheran church. Meets Thursday nights at 8 p.m. in the Chapel Activity Room, Weaver Chapel. Bob White, director of church relations, advises LSM.
The Newman Club
The Newman Club is a Catholic religious-social group composed of Wittenberg students and faculty. Weekly meetings are held to plan masses, philanthropic projects, and social events. The Newman Club meets Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Chapel Activity Room, Weaver Chapel. Retreats, service projects, and fellowship are all part of the Newman Club's mission.
The Pre-Theological Studies Committee
The Pre-Theological Studies Committee is made up of students who are interested in discussing ministry and theology, especially those who are considering seminary or graduate study in religion. The group hosts seminary representatives from various denominations and meets informally to discuss shared interests. Pastor Andy Tune advises and keeps pre-theological students informed about special events, campus visits, field experiences, scholarship programs, and church-related job opportunities. Meets monthly; contact Pastor Andy, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information and schedule.
C-3/Campus Crusade for Christ
Primetime is a student-led ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ whose focus is to know Christ and make Him known at Wittenberg and throughout the world. C-3 meets Thursday nights at 9 pm in Founders. C-3 also has small group Bible studies, opportunities for one-on-one mentoring, and through Campus Crusade for Christ, opportunities for fellowship and service with other campuses.
Young Life provides leadesr for local high school Young Life groups and also gathers Witt students together for Christian growth and Bible study. First year students gather at 4 pm on Wednesdays in the Gus Geil Lounge, basement of the Student Center.