Student Religious Organizations

There is a variety of student-led religious organizations at St. Olaf. Below is a list of each organization with a brief description of their worship and education opportunities. For specific information regarding meeting times and locations look them up on Presence or talk with one of the college pastors.

St. Olaf College Student Congregation

The St. Olaf College Student Congregation is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The student congregation offers weekly Sunday worship as well as many educational, service, and fellowship opportunities throughout the year.

Catholic Student Association

The Catholic Student Association supports and ministers to Catholic students at St. Olaf College by organizing rides to St. Dominic Catholic Church for weekend Masses, notifying members when there will be on-campus Mass, offering weekly Eucharistic adoration, a weekly Rosary group, and a Lent group.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is a campus fellowship dedicated to Jesus and to learning how to better live as his followers. Through weekly small group Bible studies and occasional large-group events, members seek to grow together in what it means to live the love of Christ in the context of college and of the world.

Jewish Student Organization

The Jewish Student Organization is committed to educate St. Olaf College on the rich heritage of the Jewish religion, to celebrate the lush culture, to spur political dialogue and to provide a resource for Jewish students and those curious about Judaism.

Muslim Student Association

The Muslim Student Association aims to promote friendship between Muslim students and the St. Olaf/Northfield community, to promote Islamic culture, and to organize Islamic festivals and arrange get-togethers for Muslim Students and St. Olaf students, faculty and staff.

Thursday Night Bible Study

Thursday Night Bible Study is a large group worship and learning event that focuses on what it means to have a personal relationship with God. Besides its weekly gathering, this group organizes retreats and other special activities during the year.

The Table

The Table invites students to experience the person and presence of Jesus through life giving community and adventure