- Bringing a group to campus?
Whether you are looking for a warm, inviting place for your congregation council to hold a day of retreat, a destination for your middle school confirmation class, or a luncheon location for you senior citizen group, we may be able to help! Church Relations works with some of the church groups coming to campus or we help link you with the appropriate office, depending upon the size and needs of the group. If you are bringing a group of senior high students to tour campus, you may contact the Admissions Office directly.
- Looking for a student music ensemble to be part of your congregation’s worship service?
From trios and quartets to very large ensembles, more than one-third of our students is involved in one or more of the music ensembles for which St. Olaf is internationally known. Some of these ensembles are willing and interested in opportunities to perform or be part of a worship service. For information, including costs, contact the Office of Music Organizations.
- Student outreach groups
St. Olaf Christian Outreach (SCO) is an energetic group of college students focused on reaching out to local youth and churches through retreats, worship and service projects. Teams meet weekly to plan retreats and improve their skills as Christian leaders. For more information contact the college pastors’ office 507-786-3092.
- Scholarships for St. Olaf graduates going to an ELCA seminary There are two scholarship opportunities annually for St. Olaf graduates (from any year) who are pursuing their M.Div. at an ELCA seminary and intend to become a pastor ordained in the ELCA. The Ole Glesne Seminary Scholarship Fund awards scholarships and book awards to Oles enrolled atLuther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. The Cleven Seminary Scholarship is awarded to one student enrolled in any of the ELCA seminaries. These scholarships are awarded only once to an individual, with annual application deadlines of May 1.