Grow spiritually and serve God in the every day
Your faith grows when you’re in this vibrant, Christian community. Chapel and worship services, student-led Bible studies, and conversations over coffee with a Campus Ministries chaplain all serve to connect you to a community of Christians that worships and serves God.
student leaders in dorms that plan Bible studies and worship
chapel services held annually
church denominations represented
of Calvin’s faculty members are committed Christians
Opportunities to live out your faith
Barnabas program »
Be a spiritual encourager to your residence hall floor. Apply for the Barnabas program.
Want to be part of a Chapel Team? Audition to be a student worship team musician.
Bible studies »
Every semester, our community focuses on a theme. Choose from many different groups that meet weekly.
Pursue God's shalom in learning together through community-based service-learning.
Participate in worship on and off campus
In Their Own Words
We try to challenge the whole community to think beyond what we know—to think outside ourselves and realize our God is bigger. Sometimes feeling a little uncomfortable is good. It allows us to grow beyond the borders of our opinions and perspectives.” Angie , Worship Apprentice
I've come to realize that I really love African worship music. I would have never been exposed to that had I not come here.” Anna , Student
You have something remarkable happening when you have a bunch of young adults that were either raised Christian or not but now their their faith is becoming their own.” Luke , Student
My favorite thing about Calvin is the amazing, Christ-centered community that I've found here. I love being able to worship God with my fellow students at chapel or LOFT!” Rebekah Deibler, Student
Q + A Inviting You into Worship
We also invite our students to pause for worship in our daily chapel and weekly Living Our Faith Together (LOFT) services—and we empower students to lead it. We sat down with a worship apprentice (WA) to get a glimpse of how worship has changed her life at Calvin.
Chapel: Laying a daily foundation
What we believe
Behind Calvin’s mission of equipping students to be agents of renewal in the world is a set of deep beliefs tied to the Reformed tradition of historic Christianity.