We worship together weekly in Christ-centered, Spirit-filled, dynamic, and diverse gatherings where we learn to love God, one another, and the world around us.
We grow best in community, and at NPU there are ample opportunities to grow together in Christ and his Kingdom where students support, encourage, and challenge one another to become more like Christ and pursue his vocation for their lives.
We pursue a commitment to love, mercy and justice by providing numerous opportunities for students to put their faith into action by serving together locally, nationally, and globally.
Virtual Devotionals and Online Community
During this time of crisis and social distancing, it is more important than ever that we draw near together in faith. University Ministries will be posting daily devotionals, weekly chapel worship, and sharing other online and remote resources for staying connected and spiritually supported in this time.
Sankofa is a journey toward racial justice and reconciliation. Each February, University Ministries takes a group of students and faculty to places like Birmingham, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee in order to encounter our country’s past and present realities, have courageous conversations, and seek God’s Kingdom in more of its fullness.
Zambia Global Partnership
North Park Global Partnerships has partnered with Spark Ventures and Hope School and Orphanage for over 10 years to provide medical and educational services in N’Dola Zambia! We send a team of nursing and non-nursing students to run a medical clinic and to play, read with, and teach the students at Hope school and iDream each May!
The NPU Gospel Choir performs contemporary sacred music from the spiritual and gospel genres and is open to all singers, no matter your major, without an audition. A select ensemble of singers, drawn from the choir by audition, serves as a touring ensemble for the group. Performance opportunities include concerts, chapel services, and worship services at local churches.
Alert 312 (Chicago-based hip-hop group)
Speaking on John 20 – October 7, 2018
Rev. Watson Jones III
Senior Pastor, Compassion Baptist Church, Chicago, IL
“Hope In a Hopeless Age” (1 Peter 1:3-5) – March 27, 2019
Executive Director, Evangelicals for Social Action, Washington D.C.
“Holy Spirit Infused Justice” (Isaiah 61; Luke 4) – April 10, 2019
The Sankofa Experience at North Park University combines readings, films, classes and community meetings concerning social constructions of race and how they impact other identities.