Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Life


Chapel is designed to intentionally develop the life of our community through meaningful worship, inspirational messages, opportunities to share our spiritual journeys, and helpful, biblically-based instruction.

Campus Ministry

ALPHA is a weekly community group that creates a space for honest and open conversations about life’s biggest questions.

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) is a group of students gathered to listen to an engaging Christian athlete share their story. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a Christian or not an athlete; all are welcome to join this event!

Encounter is a student-led chapel experience with worship, prayer, learning, and fellowship. Each week will be a unique experience as different parts of the Spiritual Formation team lead each week.

Other Spiritual Formation Events: Worship nights and other Spiritual Formation-led events take place throughout the school year as a place for students to engage in their faith, worship God, and grow spiritually.

Community Outreach

Simpson’s desire is to be a “Gateway to world service.” The Community Service Team provides opportunities for our student body to practice serving in our community in partnership with local ministries, churches, non-profits, and individuals.

The “Day of Service” is a campus-wide event that happens at the beginning of each fall semester. It is an opportunity for students to give back to the community. Other opportunities for community service throughout the year have included food drives, partnering with The Salvation Army, homeless ministry through laundry day, and creating blessing bags to hand out. Students also spend at least 30 hours serving at a church, non-profit, or other ministry center during one semester in their LEAD 2000 class.

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The World Serve team increases student awareness of world missions at home and abroad by sponsoring a number of events throughout the year. Members organize prayer meetings, plan chapel programs that spotlight world missions, and plan and host Global Impact week, which features missionary speakers, chapel programs, an international dinner, and other activities.

Every fall, students are invited to join a WorldSERVE trip and take a discipleship journey which includes a short-term service project. The main objective is that students would be discipled here, in order to make disciples in the nations. It’s really not about the “trip.” It’s about the discipleship journey, both in us and to the ends of the earth.

International Worker-In-Residence (IWIR)

Our International Worker-In-Residence is a career overseas worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance who comes to the Simpson community to teach and develop students during his or her year away from the field. The IWIRs are vision-casters, recruiters and trainers for cross-cultural ministry, with a focus on the Christian and Missionary Alliance.