Campus Ministries at SWOSU Offer Students Various Opportunities


Six campus ministries at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford offer students opportunities to get involved and serve their fellow students.

"It is a privilege to be on a campus where so many students demonstrate their faith by action," SWOSU Chi Alpha Director Nate Hicks said. "We want to continue to come together to meet the needs of this university by offering diverse leadership, friendship and service opportunities."

Each of the ministries offers various services. Some of them include:

  • The Baptist Collegiate Ministry meets at 8 p.m. on Mondays and provides a free lunch on Wednesdays at 12 noon for all students. They also offer small group Bible studies and discipleship training.
  • Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU) meets on Mondays at 8 p.m. in the Commuter's Lounge of the Memorial Student Center and offers Bible studies.
  • The Catholic Student Association hosts a $2 lunch on Wednesdays from 11-1:30 in the Parish Hall of St. Eugene Catholic Church. They meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the church's Parish Hall basement.
  • Chi Alpha convenes on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. at the XA House. They also provide a free lunch for students on Thursdays at 11 a.m.
  • The Church of Christ Student Center hosts a free lunch on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. They meet for worship at 9 p.m. on Sundays and at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Church of Christ. They also have a game night on Thursdays at 7 p.m.
  • The Wesley Foundation has a free lunch on Mondays at 11:30 a.m. and a free dinner on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. followed by Bible study and communion at the First United Methodist Church.

SWOSU students are also very involved in various churches in the Weatherford community. They include: Calvary Baptist Church, Christ Community Church, Church of Christ, Church of the Nazarene, Companerismo Cristiano, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Federated Church, First Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, Grace Assembly of God, Grace Lutheran Church, Life Fellowship, New Life Church, Pine Acres Church, Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Servant's Heart Community Church, Seventh-day Adventist Church, Southwestern Christian Church, St. Eugene Catholic Church, Trinity Baptist Church, Weatherford Indian Baptist, Weatherford Missionary Baptist, and Zion Church.