Who We Are

Vision

We work to see
students and faculty transformed,
campuses renewed, and
world-changers developed
at University of Illinois
and the surrounding schools.

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Ministry Values

Student Leadership

Staff train, coach and support students leading their peers in ministry, worship, planning, and the rest. This coached experience in ministry is a huge source of spiritual growth for students, as well as good preparation for a lifetime of service in the local church.

Bible Study

Fun, interactive, student-led discovery discussion. We work hard to lead engaging Bible studies that get to the heart of the passage, and get the passage to our hearts. Once you try it, you’ll never go back. And you can keep pressing in with ongoing training in inductive Bible study at pretty much any InterVarsity conference.

Evangelism Philosophy

We love to introduce non-Christians to Jesus, especially by introducing them to the gospels. We’ve found that non-Christians feel respected and empowered as they discover Jesus for themselves, and intrigued as they see that Jesus isn’t who they thought he was. As they spend time with the Christian community and learn more, they can move at their pace, asking questions, getting answers, and doing the necessary soul-searching.

Diversity

InterVarsity is probably the most racially diverse organization on campus, religious or secular. We come from many different backgrounds, and we can learn more about God from each other than we could separately. We get to experience the joy of worshiping in diverse community, and learn how the gospel informs our understanding of race and justice.