Religious Life Organizations

 

at Grove city college

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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          Organization Name                              Meeting Day & Time        Meeting Location       Contact Name          Contact E-mail
Campus Crusade for Christ   Wednesdays 8 pm Morledge Great Room, Rathburn Hall Kayla Murrish, President murrishka1@gcc.edu

Campus Crusade for Christ is an interdenominational, student led, Christian organization whose mission is to win students to the Lord, build them up in their faith, and send them out into the world to do evangelism. Here at Grove City College the group provides strong fellowship and evangelism opportunities.

DRIVE               Tuesdays 8:15-10 pm Morledge Great Room, Rathburn Hall Emily Hicks, President  hicksec1@gcc.edu

DRIVE (Drama Reaching Inner-cities through Visual Evangelism) is a student-led ministry with the goal of sharing the message of God's love through powerful Gospel-centered dramas set to music.  The weekly meetings combine fellowship, Bible study, drama practice, and evangelism training.  The group does various outreaches throughout the semester in which it presents the dramas on city streets, in churches, or partnered with other missions in order to both meet physical needs as well as share the gospel.  DRIVE is ideal for anyone with a passion for fellowship and for sharing Christ with others.

 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Sundays 8 pm

Morledge Great Room, Rathburn Hall

Ryan Cypher, President cypherrt1@gcc.edu

This group is open to men and women athletes and to those interested in athletics who have a Christian perspective of play and competition. The national purpose of FCA is to confront athletes and coaches with the challenges and adventure of following Christ. Meetings are held Sunday evenings and include singing, discussion, Bible study and/or athletics. 

Fellowship of Christian Educators

Meetings & Events Vary Each Month

Contact Rachel Johnson to get involved

Rachel Johnson, President johnsonrd1@gcc.edu

The purpose of this organization is to encourage Grove City College students to seek a Christian perspective in education and to provide an opportunity for those students to develop an understanding of Christian principles and ideas within this context. The FCE provides a service for those interested in expanding their awareness of the place, function and result of Christianity in the classroom. 

International Justice Mission Thursdays 8-9 pm

Rathburn Hall

Elizabeth Early, President

earlyed1@gcc.edu

The IJM Grove City campus chapter exists to enable students to raise their voices on behalf of those oppressed by human trafficking. To accomplish this, we have a three-tiered strategy: awareness (through events and speakers), education (through a monthly instructional course), and involvement (through a community awareness program).   

InterVarsity Missions Fellowship Every other Thursday 7 pm

Grace Room, Rathburn Hall

Lauren Wendlandt, President

wendlandtla1@gcc.edu

IVMF is a campus ministry that seeks to foster a servant’s attitude toward each other and those around us, while maintaining a constant vision for missions worldwide. Our goal is to promote a sacrificial lifestyle of prayer and outreach through a community in Christ, committed to advancing God’s Kingdom near and far. We offer many ways to get involved both on and off campus, including, but not limited to: weekly Impact meetings, small groups, prayer meetings, weekend retreats, outreaches to Slippery Rock University, and our annual Missions Conference.    

Click on link above to view the Intervarsity website.

                                                                                  

Koinonia Gospel Team       Music Practice Mondays 9-10 pm Pew 68 Kristen Hilfiger, President hilfigerkd1@gcc.edu
                  Bible Study Saturdays 10 am Harker Hall Lounge

The Koinonia Gospel Team is a group of students devoted to ministry through song, fellowship with each other through Bible studies and other events, and glorifying Christ in service and praise.

Click on link above to view the Koinonia Gospel Team website.

Life Advocates Thursdays 8 pm Small Seminar Room, Rathburn Hall Anna Giesmann, President GiesmannAR1@GCC.EDU

The Life Advocates is a non-denominational group bound by their convictions concerning the Biblical truths with regard to the issues of abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. They believe that the value of human life is an issue of universal public concern and not merely a matter of personal morality. Their purpose is to inform the college community about local and national issues concerning the value of human life.  

Men of God Small groups meet at various times each week Contact Thomas Bloom to get involved Thomas Bloom, President bloomtd1@gcc.edu

Men for God is a non-denominational Christ-centered ministry for men of Grove City College. The mission of Men of God is to challenge males to be Godly men of integrity who will influence the Grove City community and beyond. As an equipping ministry the organization hosts monthly meetings and training programs to encourage men to be accountable to God and to each other. 

Click on link above to view the Men of God website.

New Grace Wednesdays 7:30-10 pm      Sundays 2-4 pm Pew 68 Cara Wilson, Director wilsoncj1@gcc.edu

New Grace is a singing group that proclaims the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This group is comprised of 19 members who are enthusiastic and dedicated to using their musical talents to glorify the Lord. New Grace travels to churches and proclaims the Word of God through song and testimony. New Grace is active on campus, performing in chapel and for other occasions. They stand united as brothers and sisters in the fellowship of the Lord.

Click on link above to view the New Grace website.

New Life

(George Jr. Republic outreach ministry)

Various branches of ministry meet at different times

Contact Luke Thomas to get involved

Luke Thomas, President thomasla1@gcc.edu
 

Members of this outreach offer hope and a chance for new life to the young men at George Junior Republic, a local juvenile delinquent placement center. New Life members can participate in Thursday evening youth meetings, individual cottage Bible studies, various chapel services and on-campus prayer teams. Special events also occur throughout the year.  

Click on link above to view the New Life website.

Newman Club

Tuesdays

Meetings 7-8 pm

Group Prayer at 6:30 pm

Large Seminar Room, Rathburn Hall Kara Halin, President halinke1@gcc.edu

The Newman Club is a fellowship organization that seeks to meet the needs of Catholic students on campus and seeks to educate all interested students about the Catholic faith. The goals of the group are Christian fellowship. intellectual and spiritual edification, and community service. All students may participate in any of the activities, which are announced in the weekly newsletter. Click on the Newman Club link above for more information about this organization.

Click on link above to view the Newman Club website.

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Polk Christian Outreach

Wednesdays

6-9 pm

Meet in MAP Lobby--transportation to Polk Center is provided Caleb Fetterolf, President fetterolfck1@gcc.edu

The Polk Christian Outreach is a group that ministers to the mentally and physically handicapped adults at Polk Canter, a state-run institution in Polk, PA. The group holds weekly worship services for 40-50 individuals including songs, a short devotional, and prayer. The group also holds Bible studies, arts and craft time, and basketball games. Students meet at 6:30 pm in North Lobby every Wednesday evening to depart for the center. No special skills are required. 

Project Okello Wednesdays 10 pm HAL 215 Peter Mershon, President mershonpd1@gcc.edu

1)      The purpose of Project Okello is to be an instrument of hope, healing and Christ’s love to the people of Uganda through prayer and action. We meet every week to pray for Uganda as well as to organize events and fundraisers to support different projects in Uganda as well as raise awareness of the needs there.

Steel City Ministries Various branches of ministry meet at different times Contact Joe Winkelbauer to get involved      Joe Winkelbauer, President

winkelbauerja1@gcc.edu

 

Steel City Ministries serves the Pittsburgh area with Christian service and support. From tutoring city youth to working in neighborhoods to help revitalize communities, these students work under the banner of serving others in the name of Christ. 

Stonebridge Concerts Mondays 9 pm Seminar Room, Rathburn Hall Scott Inderbitzen, President inderbitzensn1@gcc.edu

Stonebridge Concerts is a Christ-centered organization that strives to invite to campus musical artists who will offer Christian ministry through their music. Stonebridge’s aim is to provide Grove City College with artists who will bring glory to God through a variety of musical performance styles. 

Click on link above to view the Stonebridge Concerts website.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Warriors for Christ

Mondays 7:15 am        Thursdays 9 pm

Harbison Chapel Kris Peterson, President petersonke1@gcc.edu

Warriors for Christ, as a group of committed Christians, strives to be used in ushering in God’s Spirit of revival on campus. Their goal is pursued through a meeting time of praise, corporate prayer, and teaching. Outside of the meetings, small prayer groups are organized for a time of sharing personal concerns, along with praying for the needs of the campus.

Women of Faith Tuesdays 9 pm Seminar Room, Rathburn Hall Anna Horn, President hornae1@gcc.edu

Women of Faith are Grove City College women who seek to meet and worship together as they grow in their commitment to Christ Jesus.

Click on link above to view the Women of Faith website.

Young Life

Outreach in local schools throughout the week

Contact Kyle Banal to get involved in this ministry Kyle Banal, President banalkm1@gcc.edu

 Young Life is an international evangelical organization with the primary goal of presenting Christianity to high school students. This goal is accomplished by building personal relationships, weekly meetings (called “Club”), and taking the high school students to Young Life Summer camps. Responsibilities of a Young Life leader are Club, Campaigners (Bible study for students), and contact work at the high school. Leaders also meet weekly for time of fellowship, worship, and prayer. 

 

TListed here are several ministry organizations & activities available to Grove City College students. Some organizations meet on campus, while others do service in the local community. The Campus Ministries organizations are listed below. Those organizations with a current website are underlined and can be viewed by clicking on the link.