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Northwest Missouri State University

Religious Organizations

Baptist Student Union

 President: Jay Taylor
Advisor: Brian Haile
Mission: The purpose of this organization is to lead students to a commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and nurture them in the Christian faith and life.

The purpose of this organization is to lead students to a commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and nurture them in the Christian faith and life.

Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru)

President: Andrew Nordbye 
Advisor(s): Tom Hardee
Mission: To dialogue about spiritual things with students of all religious or non religious backgrounds, pointing them to forgiveness and a relationship with God through Jesus.
Purpose: To lift God up and make him known on campus.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

President: TBD
Advisor: TBD
Mission: To present to coaches and athletes, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.
Purpose: To train student athletes to impact their teams for Jesus Christ through team specific ministry.

Gamma Alpha Lambda

President: Taylor Hartong
Advisor(s): Marjean Ehlers
Mission: We, the women of Gamma Alpha Lambda, are a sisterhood bonded to Christ who are growing in our faith journeys, serving with a heart like His, spreading love and sharing our faith with others, and submitting our lives to the Lord.
Purpose: Gamma Alpha Lambda is a Christ- centered sorority of girls dedicated to helping each other grow as women of God. We welcome girls from any Christian denomination that wants to grow in her relationship with Christ and build community with other believers.

Lutheran Campus Center

President: Sara Parks
Advisor(s): Kim Hullinger
 Mission: Provide christian centered support to Northwest students.
Purpose: To provide a christian centered building, activities, and events for Northwest students.


President: Jason Kraft
Advisor(s): Mike Bellamy
Mission: As part of the larger Navigators U.S. Collegiate Ministry, we exist to reach, disciple & equip college students to know Christ and to make Him known through successive generations in all the nations.
Purpose: The Navigators exists to provide regular opportunities to study and discuss the Bible, worship, and pray, in group settings.   These activities will also provide opportunities for fellowship, encouragement and spiritual development among participating students.  We resource the student body by offering opportunities to discuss spiritual matters and provide materials in the form of outside speakers, etc. for their benefit.

Newman Catholic Center

President: Bridget Hanafin
Advisor(s): James Eiswert
Mission: To assist students, faculty, staff, and others in thier spiritual, social, and educational growth by drawing upon the traditions and Sacraments of the Catholic Church and the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
Purpose: Our purpose is to be a home away from home. To be a family of friends, united by faith as we share experiences and grow together. As the world tempts us to conform to itself, we seek to boldly conform to the God's plan for us.

Spirit and Truth Gospel Choir

President: Micah Davis
Advisor(s): Margaret Sebastian
Mission: Our mission is to reach souls for Christ by worshipping him in spirit and in truth.
Purpose: We minister to the people of Maryville, Mo as well as surrounding cities.

Wesley Student Center

President:  Joseph George
Advisor(s): Gina Bradley
Mission: Wesley Student Center Offers a faith community for all students, faculty, and staff with offering hospitality within and without the Wesley Student Center with university student events, community events, and student leadership opportunities  All persons offered the "Caring Spirit of Christ".
Purpose: Offering the Caring Spirit of Christ to the university, community, and world by supporting each person to become a whole in life's journey.