‘Faith’ Category

Summer Callings

After an eventful academic year many students find the calmness of summer quite foreign. Many students seek jobs or internships. Others pursue scholarship and research. Some take a leap of faith and answer a call to serve others through mission work or ca

Gustavus at National Gathering

Once every three years, thousands of high school students come together from around the nation for the ELCA National Youth Gathering. A team of 10 individuals from Gustavus Adolphus College will join the 36,000 Lutheran youth and their leaders in New Orle

Proclaim the Message

Faith opportunities abound at Gustavus. On any given week, there are five chapel services, two or three evening worship opportunities, and a regular Sunday morning service.

Gustie Serves as House Chaplain

The Rev. Dennis Johnson '60 has been selected to be the House Chaplain for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Johnson is believed to be the fourth Gustavus graduate to hold the honorable position.

Weekend Faith Journeys

Gustavus has a history of helping students develop a mature understanding of their faith. Each fall, two specific retreats offer students an intentional experience to do so.

The Chapel Lab

Take a Lutheran college, add a vicar who is a Gustavus alumnus, attended Yale Divinity School, experienced interfaith conferences, and brings a variety of new ideas and experiences to campus, and what do you get? An intern named Peter Bauck.

Serving Others This Summer

Mikka McCracken is spending her summer helping to bring an end to chronic world hunger. She is doing so by working as an intern for the ELCA World Hunger program.

Covenantal Conversations

The Rev. Dr. Darrell Jodock, the Drell and Adeline Bernhardson Distinguished Professor of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College, is the editor of a new book titled, Covenantal Conversations, that was released on March 1, 2008.

The Gustavus Labyrinth

When one thinks of a labyrinth, a maze tends to come to mind. A labyrinth, however, is different from a maze in a significant way—in a labyrinth one makes no decisions about which path to choose, he or she simply follows.

Students of Faith

Metro Lutheran asked two Gustavus Adolphus students, one woman and one man, one from the metro area and one from greater Minnesota, to share their reasons for selecting a private higher education, particularly a Lutheran school, and specifically Gustavus.