Campus Ministry

Reviving Ministry on America’s College Campuses

The future is bright for LCMS Campus Ministry. An LCMS U chapter in Boulder, Colo., is meeting great challenges and opportunities through a creative ministry model that involves students and a mission society of area churches.

10 Questions with the Rev. Jonathon Bakker

The Rev. Jonathon Bakker, pastor at Christ the King Lutheran Chapel at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich., talks about the joys of being a campus pastor and offers a few tips for new college students and their parents.

Website offers tools to link students, campus ministries

A new campus-ministry page on the “LCMS U” website offers two tools designed to help students find LCMS campus ministries at colleges and universities nationwide.

New building brings new hope for Minnesota’s ULC campus ministry

The new Luther House at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, continues the campus ministry of the former University Lutheran Chapel.

Registration drive opens for ‘LCMS U’ network

ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2013—On practically every college campus there are challenges to the biblical worldview, doctrine, ethics and practices. LCMS U, the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s new campus-ministry network, will serve to connect and support Lutheran Christian students, congregations and campus ministries, so that students are equipped to boldly bear witness to Christ on their college campuses.

Witnessing to the World Begins @ Home

Each year, some 200,000 new international students arrive in the United States with little more than what fits in a suitcase. As they adjust to a foreign country, they have many needs. LCMS members around the country are responding, reaching out with friendship and the Gospel. Through this work, the LCMS has the unique opportunity to witness and show mercy to people from every nation.

Registration drive opens for ‘LCMS U’ network

Registration is open at for qualified, intentional LCMS campus ministries to become part of the new “LCMS U” campus-ministry network.

'LCMS U' launches to boost campus ministry synodwide

By Joe Isenhower Jr. ST. LOUIS  — With a burst of applause, some 400-plus students, campus ministers and others at the closing session of the Synod’s Jan. 3-5 “UNWRAPPED” campus-ministry conference on Saint Louis University’s campus here greeted the unveiling…

First synodwide campus conference in 10 years planned

The Synod’s first national conference in 10 years for college students and others in LCMS campus ministries is set for Jan. 3-5, 2013, at Saint Louis University (SLU) in midtown St. Louis. Sponsored by the Synod’s Office of National Mission (ONM),…