Chi Alpha Campus Ministry @ SIUC

UPCOMING Events

Check out these events we have coming up!

Chi Alpha

Every Friday at 6PM in the Student Center Delta Room on the 4th Floor. Live Music, Prayer, Games, and Fellowship! Don’t miss out!

Life Group Meetings

Life groups can take that loneliness out of university living and help to overcome those inhibitions that hinder relationships from growing. Click the icon above to see more information on the different International and American groups!

Sunday Services

On February 28, 1988, Chi Alpha Students planted a student church now called Calvary Campus Church located at 111 S. Poplar St. in Carbondale. Click the icon above to learn more about Calvary and find out times of services.

All Nations Student Conference

May 27-30, 2016 in St. Louis, MO XAi will be hosting their annual All Nations Student Conference, which is an international student leadership conference that celebrates all nations while encouraging, inspiring, training, and empowering international students to make disciples of all nations. Please click on the icon above for more info.

About Us

Thank you for your interest in Chi Alpha at SIUC, an International & American ministry!
Reconciling Students to Christ: Transforming the University, the Marketplace and the World

2 Corinthians 5:20 says, "Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ..." Chi Alpha exists to reach the strategic mission field of the university. As a missions arm of the Assemblies of God, we are committed to the fulfillment of Christ’s Great Commission on campus, thereby impacting the marketplace and the world. We are a national organization of students in higher education who unite to express the person and claims of Jesus Christ on campus communities and call others into relationship with Him.

Chi Alpha at SIUC is an International & American ministry that focuses on worship, prayer, discipleship, fellowship and evangelism/missions. Our heart is to make a “home away from home” for the Internationals on the Southern Illinois University campus in order to show Christ to them. We are Christ’s ambassadors and our ministry’s motto is, “To Know Christ and To Make Him Known.” We desire to reach the nations for Jesus and encourage Americans with a heart for Internationals to come alongside us to be a light to the world!

Meet Our Team

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Bruce Payne (USA)

Chi Alpha Director
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Kudzai Musumhi (Zimbabwe)

Assistant Chi Alpha Director
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Beth Swartzendruber (USA)

Assistant Chi Alpha Director
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Sayaka Ikeda (japan)

Assistant Chi Alpha Director
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Jung Hwa Lee (south korea)

Chi Alpha Advisor
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Vladimir Buta (Angola)

Chi Alpha President
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Dario da Silva (Angola)

Vice President
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Jim Thomson (india)

Officer
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David Payne (USA)

Officer
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Keona Johnson (USA)

Officer

Meet Our Support Staff

Meet more of our team that helps make Chi Alpha happen @ SIU

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