Fill out the Spiritual Interest Form, express interest in as many groups as you like, and a staff member or student leader will be in touch. Meeting times and student leaders are listed on the Truitt Center’s Student Organizations page. You can also find all of our groups and events on PhoenixConnect, and you can connect with Christian Life on Facebook.
Christian Student Organizations
The following Christian groups are fully student-led, with some supported by a chaplain or campus minister in an advisory role. These groups are open to all students as members or potential leaders without discrimination.
Catholic Campus Ministry
Catholic Campus Ministry is a vibrant group of students who worship together at Mass and become involved in numerous service opportunities throughout the week. CCM conducts retreats each semester and spring break service trips both domestically and abroad. The students in CCM have big hearts and want to deepen their faith while they are in college. 🏳️🌈CCM does not discriminate in membership or leadership selection.
Elon Gospel Choir
Gospel Choir is a ministry of students who have a mutual interest in music and singing and a love for Jesus Christ. Gospel Choir strives to provide students with an environment that embodies a feeling of togetherness and family.🏳️🌈Gospel Choir does not discriminate in membership or leadership selection.
LEAF is a welcoming and inclusive Christian community open to all Elon students. Every Sunday, we gather as a community weekly for Christian worship at 4:30 pm, followed by a community meal at 5:30 pm. In addition, we meet weekly for coffee and conversation in Irazu. LEAF lives out our welcoming values and invites people to join us for events or dinner without expectations of joining us for worship. LEAF began in 2007 as “Lutherans, Episcopalians, and Friends,” and LEAF today includes Christians and others from various denominations and non-denominations. Our doors and hearts are always open and all are welcome regardless of previous or current religious beliefs. 🏳️🌈LEAF is a fully inclusive, LGBTQIA-affirming community.
OneSixteen is a student led nondenominational Christian organization that focuses on spiritual development, fellowship, and service with the mission statement of food, fellowship, and fun. OneSixteen meets weekly in the CREDE for dinner and Bible Study with worship events, prayer nights, and off campus trips throughout the semester.
PUG: Progressive Christian Fellowship
PUG is an inclusive group promoting more open and progressive conversations about scripture, faith, and social justice. All students are welcome, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other category, including students from other campus Christian groups. Connect with PUG on Facebook. 🏳️🌈PUG is a fully inclusive, LGBTQIA-affirming community.
UKirk-Wesley Presbyterian Methodist Fellowship
Ukirk-Wesley a progressive Christian community dedicated to exploring and discovering faith with college students; empowering them to live out their faith with a hunger for justice, peace, and service to others. Ukirk-Wesley works to foster a welcoming and nurturing Christian community in which students are invited to participate in fellowship, worship, and service with one another. 🏳️🌈Ukirk-Wesley is a fully inclusive, LGBTQIA-affirming community.
Christian Community Ministries
The following community ministries are led by external organizations and staff. These evangelical non-denominational ministries have more specific religious criteria for student leaders that are outlined in their linked bylaws.
Campus Outreach is a nondenominational organization which seeks to develop spiritual leaders on the college campus. We provide a variety of opportunities for students to investigate Christianity and grow spiritually while at Elon, including Bible studies, large group meetings, retreats, and conferences. See Campus Outreach Bylaws for beliefs and leadership requirements.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCA supports the spiritual lives of Christian student athletes, coaches, and any student with an interest or association with sports or athletics at Elon. FCA meets regularly for worship, bible study, fellowship, and social activities. See FCA Bylaws for beliefs and leadership requirements.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
InterVarsity is a nondenominational Christian ministry that provides a transformational community where students can learn together what it means to grow in relationship with Jesus. InterVarsity offers small group Bible studies, retreats and social events, and other opportunities for growth and outreach. See InterVarsity Bylaws for beliefs and leadership requirements.
Young Life College
Young Life is a nondenominational Christian organization that offers students a fun community to explore or deepen their faith. Students are nurtured, guided, and encouraged to learn what it means to be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, and there are opportunities to help mentor and lead local area high school Young Life groups. See Young Life Bylaws for beliefs and leadership requirements.