Campus Life

A program that provides a way for high school students to make a positive difference in their lives. It is a place for students to have fun, make friends and talk about issues with their peers.

What is Campus Life?

Campus Life does not start with a program. It starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don’t happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency.

So Campus Life staff log many hours with kids — where they are, as they are. We listen to their stories and learn what’s important to them because we genuinely care about their joys, triumphs, heartaches and setbacks.

We believe in the power of presence. Kids’ lives are dramatically impacted when caring adults come alongside them, sharing the Creator’s love with them. Because their Campus Life staff believes in them, they begin to see that their lives have great worth, meaning and purpose.

This is the first step of a lifelong journey; the choices they make today will impact future decisions… careers chosen, marriages formed and families raised. All ripples from the time when a Campus Life leader took time to reach out and enter their world.

Weekly Schedule

Grand Rapids

  • Grand Rapids CL meets on Monday nights.
  • Students volunteer to host meetings.
  • Led by Duane Geisler.

Greenway

  • Greenway CL meets on Wednesday nights.
  • Students volunteer to host meetings.
  • Led by Duane Geisler.

Deer River

  • Deer River CL meets on Wednesday nights.
  • Students volunteer to host meetings.
  • Led by Heather Schjenken.

In addition to weekly meetings, Campus Life offers retreats, trips and many other recreational activities.
All teens are welcome regardless of race, religion, backgrounds and gender. The Campus Life staff thinks the world of kids and believes they deserve to know what life holds for them. Campus Life is all about relationships. Teens have a blast laughing, trying new things and being with their friends.

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