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Lutheran Campus Ministry is a student faith community that welcomes diversity, questioning, and honest relationships. Though it says “Lutheran” in our name, we welcome all students – regardless of faith or doubt – to get involved. Join us for our Thursday night Evening Prayer and dinner, join a study or small group, or stop by the student center for a cup of coffee! 

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Current Hours
Mon-Thurs 1pm-4pm
Closed for the summer starting 5/17

Located on the corner of N Mills & University, this is the place for students to gather, find free coffee, and a place to belong.

Join a small group or study for lively and meaningful conversations with other students!

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We gather for Evening Prayer every Thursday night during the academic term at 5:30pm at Luther Memorial Church. Join us for a free meal afterward.

Students are invited to join the Luther Memorial congregation for Sunday morning Holy Communion at 8:15am and 10:30am. En español at 12:30pm.

Find new ways to connect with Lutheran Campus Ministry and the community here. Explore the blog articles for an in-depth look into our ministry, plans for the future and the lives of the students who call this place home. Lutheran Campus Ministry publishes a print newsletter 2 times/year. Visit the Newsletter page to download and read our newsletters. If you are a student, alumni, or friend of LCM and would like to write for the blog please contact

Inclusivity as love

Inclusivity as love

by Miller, 2023-2024 LCM Fellow October is LGBTQ+ history month. October 11 is National Coming Out Day. National Coming Out Day is an annual day that spreads awareness of people “coming out of the closet.” It gives visibility to the lgbtq+ community, whether people...

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“Friendship refreshes the soul”

“Friendship refreshes the soul”

by Brittany, LCM Staff Parents and mentors tell us that friendships in college often become lifelong connections. They usually follow it up with a story about that one particular event in college with a friend or a group of friends they're still close with today....

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Diversity Drives Unity: Gender, sexuality, and faith

Diversity Drives Unity: Gender, sexuality, and faith

Daniel Kirschbaum graduated from UW-Madison in 2017. Now, they’re a Program Director for the Young Adult Ministry with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA). Kirschbaum’s story highlights how gender, sexuality, and faith can come together and positively...

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Responding to God’s call, Lutheran Campus Ministry creates an affirming community that provides students with opportunities to deepen faith, engage minds, and serve neighbors.

Lutheran Campus Ministry is centered in Jesus Christ’s embodiment of the love and grace of God. In that spirit, we welcome all UW-Madison, Madison College, and Edgewood students, faculty, and staff to be a part of this community of faith, worship, service, and fellowship.

As I reflect on my time in Lutheran Campus Ministry, I am most thankful to God for the people that God brought into my life.

From Rev. Tom Dowling, Pastor at Williams Bay Lutheran Church

It is my hope that I can help to create and shape Christian communities that are as vibrant and active as what I experienced at LCM!

– Ryan Panzer, LCM Alum, MDiv Student in Theology through Luther Seminary


Lutheran Campus Ministry wouldn’t be possible without the generous donations of individuals and congregations who support this ministry. Lutheran Campus Ministry of Madison is a qualified 501(c)3 organization and your donation is tax deductible. You will receive a letter confirming your donation. Please show your support by making your tax-deductible donation today.
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