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Ministries

  1. Global Outreach
  2. Discipleship Ministries
  3. HeartSong Ministries
  4. Production Services Group
  5. Chapel
  6. Church Relations

At Cedarville University, we believe that intentional ministry involvement is a vital part of your college experience and helps prepare you for a future of using your vocation to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

How will you get involved? Minister to inmates in a local jail? Tutor refugees? Travel overseas on a short-term medical missions trip? You’ll find those opportunities and many more at Cedarville.

Global Outreach

Whether locally or around the world, you will have opportunities to share the hope of the Gospel to a hurting world.

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Local

Apply what you’re learning in chapel and in the classroom as you serve through church ministries and community outreach teams. Your faith will grow as you help meet the physical and spiritual needs of those you serve. There are more than 45 teams for you to get involved with.

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Domestic

Each year, nearly 15 spring break teams minister around the country. Where will you choose to go? Minister to Muslims in Detroit, Michigan? Serve the homeless in Memphis, Tennessee? The opportunities are numerous, and the rewards are great.

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International

Use one of your spring or summer breaks to go on a short-term missions trip, sharing the Gospel. We encourage EVERY student to take at least one international GO trip! Each year, more than 20 students participate in international trips.

A group of students on a Global Outreach trip

Global Outreach Blog

Read updates and prayer requests from our summer teams.

Winter Missions Conference 2016

Cedarville President Thomas White recaps the 2016 Missions Conference and introduces highlights from featured conference speaker David Platt.

Get Involved With the Local Church

Cedarville President Thomas White challenges students to get involved in the local church.

Music Ministries

There are 18 worship bands on campus where you can use your God-given talents to serve, either as a musician or tech support. Auditions are held the first week of fall semester.

HeartSong leads Cedarville in worship

HeartSong Ministries

HeartSong Ministries is made up of four traveling worship teams that represent Cedarville as they share the Gospel at conferences, camps, schools, and churches. HeartSong teams intentionally balance music, Scripture, and life stories to engage audiences in a way that is distinctively Cedarville.

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Chapel Bands

There are many opportunities to be a part of student-led bands that lead worship in our daily chapel services.

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Resonance and Rekindle

Resonance and Rekindle are worships made up of students from the worship program in the Department of Music and Worship. These bands represent Cedarville at local and regional churches.

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Jubilate

Jubilate is a ministry team of vocalists and instrumentalist that perform in local and regional churches, including a spring tour.

On-Campus Ministries

You'll find plenty of ways to serve and lead at Cedarville. You'll grow in your faith and leadership skills as you serve others.

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Discipleship Ministries

Discipleship Ministries oversees nearly 100 discipleship groups (called “d-groups”) that meet regularly for prayer, accountability, encouragement, and Bible study. Serve as small-group leader or be a member of the Discipleship Council (DC), which helps administer d-groups. Both are great ways to hone your leadership skills while encouraging spiritual growth on campus.

Director Brian Burns teaches students how to lead

Student Leadership

Through the exploration of a Biblical definition of leadership, Cedarville is intentional about equipping student leaders with the knowledge and skills to implement positive change through effective stewardship, influence, and service. All student leaders attend our annual CULEAD conference, that opens opportunities to serve the campus community and beyond.

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Residence Life

Minister to other students as a Resident Assistant in one of our residence halls.

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Chapel

Our daily chapel services provide many opportunities to minister to the campus community. Students serve on tech crews and lead worship as part of chapel bands every day. Weekly, student-led chapels provide opportunities for students to plan and lead the services, including preaching opportunities for student chaplains.

Experience Cedarville

Listen to student testimonies about life-changing missions trips through Cedarville's CUGO.

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#CUGO

Read and watch stories of how God is working in the lives of Cedarville students through local and international ministry opportunities.

Sharing the Gospel Through Sport

Rachel Krikke shares how God used volleyball as a way to share the Gospel during the volleyball team's #CUGO trip to Panama.

Soccer Ball Prayer

Erin Walsh shares how God used her #CUGO team to answer a little Haitian boy's prayer.

Summer Missions Teams Make Global Impact

Listen as Ashley shares how she was blessed as she served others on her #CUGO missions trip to Haiti.