Student Ministries

At Olivet, students have a heart for ministry. You can find our students leading worship for their peers, helping re-stock supplies at the local pregnancy center, or building the next “Habitat for Humanity” house.

Spiritual Life Ministries

These volunteer groups are initiated and led by the Spiritual Life Ministries Council.

2017-2018 Outreach Teams

Teams that minister to the surrounding community

  • Best Buddies: Exists to build personal relationships with individuals who are physically or mentally challenged through regular visits and special events.
  • Compassionate Ministries: Reaches out to the physical needs of people in the community through a variety of projects, including hunger relief and clothing drives.
  • Habitat for Humanity: ONU students partner with the local chapter of the HFH organization to build quality homes for deserving families in the community.
  • Life Support: Raises awareness and support for the local pro-life pregnancy centers in the area.
  • Mission Possible: Makes weekly visitations to the local prison, taking the message of hope found in Jesus Christ to inmates through listening, sharing and Bible study.
  • S.O.S. (Save Our Streets): Committed to reaching out to the local homeless shelters through relationship ministry.
  • Urban Children’s Ministry: Reaches out to at-risk children in the inner city, offering Christ-centered activities and mentoring programs.

2017-2018 Inreach Teams

Teams that minister to the campus community

  • FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes): FCA's mission is to present to athletes, coaches and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.
  • Heart for Missions: A group for students who have a heart for missions and missionaries overseas, or have a specific call to be a long-term missionary.
  • HeArt Ministry: Doing art and sharing the love of Christ. Serving the community and other ministries on campus. Artists of every kind — painters, graphic designers, anyone who creates — are welcome. 
  • Prayer Warriors: A student-led group dedicated to interceding for the Olivet community.
  • The Upper Room: Weekly worship and devotions Monday at 9PM in the Warming House.
Olivet students are involved in dozens of ministries that benefit the campus, the local community and the world at large.