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Faith in the every day, in every place

At Calvin, you’ll dive into big ideas and tough issues in the classroom, in chapel, in floor Bible studies and in deep conversations with friends. You don’t have to go to chapel or pray or read your Bible, but just dip your toe in the Calvin community and you’ll find that opportunities to grow your faith are everywhere. You’ll be challenged to make your faith your own. Choose to participate, and you’ll build a way of life that gets you through any challenge you encounter.

Related pages

Office of Campus Ministries
Daily chapel schedules, live video feeds of services, information about discipleship and mentoring.

Quick Facts
  • 100%

    of Calvin’s faculty members are committed Christians

  • 50+

    church denominations represented in the class of 2017

  • 5

    chapel themes to guide weekly worship

How we live out our faith

Add depth to your faith by worshiping, studying the Word and meeting the practical needs of others. Sing at the top of your lungs with our community as we worship. Come alongside Christian brothers and sisters as we seek to know Christ better. Go out and serve, experiencing exactly what it means to be His hands and feet. The opportunities to get involved are endless, below are just a few.

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Our Stories
  • Leading worship at Calvin

    Leading worship at Calvin

    Love to sing or play an instrument? Want to learn how to plan worship experiences for your peers? Lead worship at Calvin! Explore ways to get involved in this Verge story.

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  • Mentoring Q&A

    Mentoring Q&A

    Read about Calvin’s mentoring program and how one student grew in her faith by meeting regularly with a Calvin staff person.

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In Their Own Words
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

 

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.

God and Creation

God, who is sovereign over all, created all things, and they were good. He gave human beings, made in His image, the responsibility of caring for this world.

Sin

Sin entered the world through humanity’s rebellion against God, tainting every aspect of creation. Nevertheless God graciously preserves the world, holding all things in His care.

Christ and Redemption

In His saving grace, God kept His promises by sending Jesus Christ to redeem all things through His death and resurrection. Jesus calls all people to salvation through faith in Him alone.

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit continues God’s creative and restorative work in the world, gathering people from every tongue, tribe and nation into the body of Christ and empowering them for service.

The Bible

The Bible is the authoritative, Spirit-breathed Word of God, fully reliable in leading believers to know God and to walk with Christ in newness of life.