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A rich history and promising future define LCMS campus ministry. Beginning in 1920 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the LCMS planted chapels centered in Word and Sacrament while other denominations’ campus ministry models were based on “clubs” or “centers.” Today more than 170 campus ministries and 610 “contact ministries”—churches near colleges...
Are you or someone you know attending UW-Milwaukee, Marquette, Concordia University Wisconsin, Wisconsin Lutheran, MATC, MSOE, or any other Milwaukee area university?
One of the biggest challenges that young Christian students face in their first weeks on a college campus is getting acclimated to being away from home and away from their home church.
Just as important as selecting a college or university, picking a major and scheduling classes is finding a good campus ministry or local church where students can be served with Christ’s Word and Sacrament while they are away from home, and where opportunities are provided to join together with other Lutheran students on campus for service and social activities. Luther Memorial Chapel and University Student Center is here to assist Milwaukee area college students in staying connected with God’s life-giving gifts while at school.