Life At MU

Our mission is to invite students into a deeper experience of God’s love by creating opportunities for spiritual growth through reflection, discovery, and daily practice.

Students in Large Chapel

Weekly chapel services are a highlight on campus to gather together to worship and hear from God's Word.

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The Well

Build relationships and deepen your faith during our weekly student-led worship experience. Every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m., students gather to worship in The Den.

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New Wine, New Wineskins

Learn how to engage in relevant cultural dialogue and impact the world for Christ.

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Spiritual Integration

From Biology to Bible and Theology, professors and students discuss how Scripture impacts their career or research. We believe our life in the Spirit and our calling in the world should not be separated. We believe that the world needs compassionate servant-leaders in every career, workplace, marketplace that is hiring. We see opportunities for the gospel in more places than ever before.

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On-campus Opportunities

Students are formed spiritually through Chapel, volunteer service, prayer meetings, Bible studies, circle groups, clubs, and worship events. Our spiritual focus goes beyond programs and events into the life-on-life friendships that grow in the residence hall and in the coffee shop. It is in and through our community that we point each other to Jesus with word and deed.

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In the City

Our hearts compel us to serve Christ and love our neighbors in the city. Portland is filled with exciting experiences and activities, but it also contains places that need light. Multnomah students get involved with nonprofits and organizations serving the homeless, abused, and broken people of Portland. Our campus community is invested and involved in local churches throughout the area. We celebrate the numerous gospel-centered communities of faith who love to disciple and worship with college students.

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Upcoming Conferences

Spiritual Life Conferences are an important part of our chapel schedule and provide you the opportunity to explore your interests in depth.

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The Christian Life Conference (CLC):

Set forth by MU’s founder, Dr. Mitchell, the CLC starts the year off strong. From September 25-29, MU will be partnering with New Wine, New Wineskins, and we will be focusing on biblical themes and practical application.

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The Global Missions Conference (GMC):

In partnership with the Global Studies program and co-facilitated by the Spiritual Life team and the GMC volunteer team, GMC offers students several opportunities to meet mission organization representatives and to hear about God’s work throughout the world.

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Conference attendance for chapel credit:

Conference attendance is a part of our institutional chapel requirements. For each conference, students will have a minimum of 10 chapel credit opportunities and will be required to attend at least 5. Any credits gained beyond 5 will go toward their overall chapel attendance requirement of 30.

“As a Jesus follower, it’s essential to have people see you, love you, speak the truth, and nourish the gifts that God gave you.”

Michelle Domaschofsky '19, Master of Divinity

Contact Spiritual Life

Renjy Abraham
Dean of Spiritual Life and Cultural Integration (503) 251-6428