For Students

Expanding minds.
Deepening faith.
Inspiring service.

At Lutheran Campus Ministry we offer you a home away from home, a place for you to to find the support and care you need to thrive in this crucial chapter of your life. Come to connect with others and with God, grow in your faith and pray for a world in need. 

This ministry and community begins with welcome. You have a place here. You don’t have to be Lutheran — or any other faith — to join us. If you are a UW-Madison, Edgewood College, or any other post-secondary student, we are here for you. Click on any of the links below to find out details about how we’re living out God’s mission here in Madison and in the world. 

Sign up for our student email list, and follow our Facebook page @lcm.madison  and join our LCM Community Facebook group to get all the updates.

Happy Hour Jackbox Game Time

Tuesday October 13, 5:30pm – 6:30pm on Zoom (Register on Eventbrite for the link)

Come and play some online party games with Lutheran Campus Ministry! We will be playing some Jackbox Games that only require a web browser (phones, tablets, or computers are perfect). We will be meeting on Tuesday October 13th from 5:30-6:30 PM. Drop in for a quick laugh after a busy day of classes!

Coffee Break with Pastor Emily

Tuesdays 10am – 11:30am on Zoom

Need someone to vent to? Want to chat about what’s going on in Madison or around the country? Pop into LCM’s Coffee Break on Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30am. Here are some things Pastor Emily really likes to geek out about: the enneagram, National Parks, dogs, Lutheran stuff, podcasts.

First-Year Small Group: Belovedness with Seminary Intern Leif

Wednesday Nights 7:00 PM starting 9/16/2020 on Zoom

Join us in a book discussion with the book Belovedness: Finding God (and Self) on Campus by James Franklin and Becky Zartman. With the help of some Chaplains and Campus Pastors, we will dig into our faith lives and the unique opportunity to make one’s faith one’s own in a college setting. We will discuss faith and worship, sexuality and LGBTQIA+ issues, failure and mental health, and more! We will be meeting Wednesday nights at 7 PM on Zoom through November 18. Books are available for pick-up or delivery – sign up here now to let us know you’re going to join in!

Faith Conversation: Dear Church with Pastor Amy

Thursday Nights 7:30 PM starting 9/17/2020 on Zoom

Join us this fall as we read together “Dear Church” by Lenny Duncan, an ELCA Lutheran pastor who urges us to dig deep into our shared faith as ELCA Lutherans, one of the whitest denominations in the world, in order to reach out as a pivotal voice for racial justice in America.  We will meet via zoom on Thursday evenings, 7:30-8:30 through November 19.  Books are available for pick-up or delivery – sign up here now to let us know you’re going to join in!

Student Center

Lutheran Campus Ministry is a place for all students regardless of religious affiliation (or lack thereof). The LCM Student Center will be closed to the public for the fall semester but we will offer pop-up events for students as we are able.

Online Community

Students are invited to join in our online gatherings of the LCM community.

Sign up for emails, follow our Facebook page @lcm.madison  and join our LCM Community Facebook group to get all the updates.

The Keep Food Pantry

The Keep Food Pantry serves students, staff, and faculty of University of Wisconsin-Madison, Edgewood College, and Madison College. The Keep Food Pantry is open Thursdays 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.

Our Mission

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. Read more.


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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