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Finding a Church at University

Three easy steps to finding a local church at University.

Starting University can be an incredibly busy and exciting time! A new city, new friends, new accommodation. If you are a Christian, you will also be wanting to find a new church to settle into for your time at University. But how do you go about finding the right one for you?

This video gives some helpful steps to find a local church.

Firstly: do some research. Before you go, it is a great idea to spend some time checking out local churches online or ask any Christians you know who may live in the area.

Secondly: Go on a CU Church Search. When you get to University, your Christian Union will likely organise a Church Search for the first few months of the term, to help new students get to and try out different churches.

Lastly: Set yourself a deadline! Ideally, you want to have made a decision by the end of your first term, so that you can really get stuck into the life of the church and start to feel like you have a home.

Possible Discussion Questions

  • Do you think it is important to settle into one church while you are at University?
  • What are some ways that students can serve and give back to the church community while they are at University?

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Produced by UCCF

UCCF: The Christian Unions is made up of over 200 Christian Unions representing 20,000 Christian students from all sorts of church backgrounds and denominations. Their aim is to give every student in Britain an opportunity to hear about Jesus.