Reach our local community. This group organizes events for hands-on ministry with local organizations and churches. Events include working with children who have parents in prison (Angle Tree), afterschool programs, nursing home outreach, blood drives, and homeless ministry.
Increase awareness about and fight issues of global injustice. Past events have included work with Jonathan’s House Orphanage, Many Hands for Haiti, Samaritan’s Purse, and other Christian non-profit organizations. Major themes in recent years have included human trafficking and global poverty.
Plan worship in order to serve others. This team works directly with the chaplain to plan Sunday evening worship services, to brainstorm new ideas for engaging the student body, and to give feedback about current vision for Campus Ministries.
Campus outreach through brainstorming big-picture vision, participating in special projects, partnering with other campus groups, and walking with other students in their pursuit of Christ. Campus team is a unique opportunity to lead the Central community, especially its Christian leaders.
Lead students to God through song. Members of the praise team play at many worship services throughout the semester. Teams play not only on Sunday evenings at the Calm, but they also serve occasionally at the InterVarsity large-group worship called NINE. Members of the Worship Team are also asked to help periodically in leading worship at retreats.
Serve God and His people behind the scenes. Members of the Tech Team learn how to run the sound system and media at large group worship services. They can also learn how to move, set up, and tear down portable sound equipment at InterVarsity large group worship services.