Why Student Leadership?
Student life at Moody includes much more than merely academic coursework and ministry training opportunities. Moody offers a wide range of exciting ways for students to get involved on campus and in the community. We encourage you to make the most out of your time here at Moody by getting involved with student groups as soon as you arrive.
Moody student groups and organizations exist to edify and mature our student body, honing students' gifts and broadening their knowledge of the world. Each of Moody's student groups has a specific focus and also helps to give students an opportunity to learn about issues such as leadership, cross-cultural understanding, mentoring, outreach, media, and personal wellness.
The Student Activities Office advises student groups, organizations, and class councils in the areas of leadership, budgeting, planning, and the facilitation of campus-wide events. For more information, please contact Student Activities or click here to view the Student Group Handbook.
Participate in any of our student activities and organizations to enhance your resume, learn valuable leadership and organizational management skills, make new friends, and enjoy a richer college experience.
If a student activity or organization you’re interested in doesn’t exist, you can set up a meeting with our Dean of Student Activities and Orientation!
The Student Group Fair is a great way to learn about all the different student organizations available at Moody that interest you. It is held at the beginning of each semester.
Core Leadership Groups
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student Government seeks to represent student concerns to the faculty and administration of Moody as well as provide social, spiritual, intellectual, and physical stimuli to the student body through a variety of programs.
Want to learn more about student government or get in touch with one of our student groups? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the appropriate social media channel.
Resident Activities Council (RACO) - Service
The Resident Activities Council (RACO) exists for the purpose of planning non-academic activities and programs for the student body.
Kesher - Culture
Kesher is dedicated to reconnecting the student body with the roots of their faith by introducing them to Jewish culture and history. In doing so, Kesher educates and equips students to share the message of Messiah with Jewish people. Furthermore, Kesher fosters a biblical understanding of Israel's place in God's plan alongside the Church. Finally, Kesher creates awareness of historic and current antisemitism, challenging the Christian body to pray for Jewish people and stand against it.
Embrace - Culture
Embrace is an organization designed to involve, support, and minister to the African-American students on campus as well as promote multicultural sensitivity throughout the Moody community.
Student Missions Fellowship (SMF) - Service
Student Missions Fellowship (SMF) strives to fulfill the Great Commission through mobilization, prayer, and cross-cultural service. The purpose of SMF is to give information, provide opportunities, and encourage students to become involved in the ministry of missions.
Mission Project: https://www.moody.edu/missions-conference/student-missionary-fellowship-project/
Puente - Culture
The Spanish word "puente" means "bridge" in English. The goal of this group is to provide a connecting space for students who strive be engaged in the Hispanic culture, have an interest in gaining further understanding of Hispanic culture and would like to be involved in ministry opportunities to the Hispanic community.
Child & Family Awareness Ministry (CFAM)
The purpose of CFAM is to educate, equip, and encourage the involvement of the student body regarding ministry to children and families.
Deaf Outreach of Chicago (DOC)
DOC is an organization that focuses on equipping students with knowledge of the deaf community and sharing the gospel with them.
Decision Point (formerly known as NSP)
The purpose of Decision Point is to recruit and train college students to coach and mentor Chicago public high school students so they may reach their campuses for Christ.
Main Ministry Website: https://nationalschoolproject.com/
National Movement for students to join: https://www.meantformore.org/
Frontlines Homeless Ministry
Frontlines exists to serve the homeless population through relational ministry founded on the image of God and to educate the student body about homelessness.
Ratio Christi seeks to encourage and strengthen the faith of students while sharing Christ's message and love by the use of intellectual investigation and apologetics.
Student Justice Coalition
The service of this club is to stimulate fresh thinking among the Moody community regarding the integration of faith and justice.
Student Theological Society (STS)
The Student Theological Society (STS) is committed to furthering the theological engagement of the Moody student body in order to encourage a deeper love for God and foster a deeper understanding of who He is.
The purpose of Zoe is to raise awareness of the lives threatened by abortion.
International Students Fellowship (ISF)
The International Student Fellowship is a student group that aims to provide a home for the international community and promote unity between international students and the entire student body.
Korean Student Fellowship (KSF)
KSF exists to bridge the gap and embrace each other's cultural differences among the diverse student bodies of Moody.
MuKappa is dedicated to building a community for missionary kids (MKs), being a home away from home, and being a safe place to process difficult transitions while integrating into a western environment. MuKappa's primary mode of fellowship is through hosting events on campus and being intentional with one-on-one interactions with our students.
Art, Music, and Theater
Ad Vivum travels to area schools and churches to present the message of true life in Christ through the medium of drama.
Art Society's mission is to reflect the artistic nature of Christ by welcoming all students into a creative community on campus.
[iNfoRmaL] is Moody's sketch and improv comedy team. This team seeks to glorify God with Christ-like humor and God-honoring relationships on and off stage.
Poiema seeks to kindle a passion for creating poetry about God that fosters worship in community.
XN Spotlight is a dramatic arts production team that exists to create community, opportunity, and growth for the whole of the student body.
Zion's purpose is to worship God through various styles of dance, Bible study, and fellowship while improving on the individual's ability.
For information on the music ensembles, please contact the Music Department at 312-329-4082 or email@example.com.
The Arch staff produces Moody's annual yearbook, which contains pictures and articles of events that took place at Moody during the year. The team also oversees Thin Space, which is an art and theology journal that serves to glorify God through intelligent theological creative works from students, faculty, and alumni.
XN Records is a multimedia outlet for students to record their passions, talents, and gifts. We seek to be a light in this world through the beauty of creativity. Our works include music singles, audio dramas, and testimonials."
XN Campus Radio
XN is a campus-based student radio station. The station offers opportunities for communications majors to sharpen their broadcasting skills.
Bonded exists to promote unity amongst the student body by being a source of community and support for students with disabilities as well as educates the student body about how to be inclusive in ministry.
Journey Together is a mentoring program for female students to link students with graduate students and female staff or faculty.
The Men's Ministry goal is to address the issues facing men realistically and biblically, in order to come to an understanding of biblical, realistic manhood.
This is an employee-run club with the purpose of meeting a need in the male student body of facilitating student relationships with older men.
Student Wives Fellowship
The Student Wives Fellowship (SWF) program provides timely Biblical teachings, practical marriage support, and fun and friendship-building times of prayer and fellowship for student wives and the wives of MBI and MTS.
The Women's Ministry exists to present the opportunity for women to be disciples in both small groups and one-on-one.
Students enjoy the use of the Solheim Center, a recreational and educational facility, and are encouraged to participate in the campus-wide intramural sports program offering individual and team activities. Our intercollegiate athletic program features men’s basketball, men’s soccer, women’s cross-country, women’s basketball, and women’s volleyball. Students should contact the appropriate coach or athletic administrator in the Department of Athletics as soon as possible if they are interested in joining an intercollegiate sports team.
For information on the varsity teams or intramurals, please contact the Solheim Center at (312) 329-4440.