Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the St. Olaf College Student Congregation. Worship at Boe Memorial Chapel, engage in a learning opportunity, enjoy a community meal or participate in “The Big Three” events – our fall film series; January’s BIG READ, and a spring book group.


  • Lunchtime Bible Study

Read and discuss a biblical text every Monday from Noon to 12:45 PM in Buntrock Commons 221.

  • Book Discussion Group

A weekly book group. No tests or papers, just thoughtful interaction. Beginning on September 23, we will meet every Wednesday at 7 PM in the College Ministry Office. Our fall book is Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg. You may purchase a copy of the book for $10 in our office.

Community Meals

  • “Breakfast Before Boe”

A simple breakfast at 10 AM in The Undercroft (lower level of Boe Memorial Chapel) held on the first and third Sunday of the month.

“The Big Three”

  • Fall Film Series

The Fall Film Series for 2015 will be held one Thursday a month in The Undercroft. Movies will start at 7 PM with a discussion following. Popcorn is provided!

                        September 24 – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 
                                                         (discussion topics to include relationships, break-ups, and memories good and bad)
                        October 22 – Finding Vivian Maier
                                                         (discussion topics to include work, vocation, art and passion)
                        November 19 – Ratatouille

                                                         (discussion topics to include dreams, families, obstacles, and comfort food)

  • January’s BIG READ

During the month of January, the College Ministry team invites students, faculty, and staff to read a common book. There are opportunities to discuss the book throughout the month.

  • Spring Book Group

We will read together “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church” by Rachel Held Evans every Wednesday in April (4/6, 4/13, 4/20 and 4/27) at 7 PM in Boe Chapel 012. Books can be purchased in the College Ministry Office for $5.