Welcome! We’re so glad you’re here. We believe God wants to meet you where you are, in your community. Whether you are at the University of South Carolina or Columbia College, involved in Greek life, ROTC, or other areas of college life, God is at work to make himself known in your community.

You can find more information about our staff and ministries under our various tabs. We’d love to meet you personally, so please contact us for more information or to get connected!

Also make sure the check out our various Bible studies.  They are the heartbeat of our ministries and we would love to have you!

Spin-it to Win-it

Tuesday, August 21st
Greene Street, 12:30-4pm

Come find us on Greene Street for a chance to spin the wheel and win t-shirts, gift cards, and more!

Indah Coffee Night

Wednesday, August 22nd
2238 Sumter St, Columbia, 7-9pm

Visit this local coffee shop staying open late just for us.  We’ll have board games and free coffee and the chance to meet some new people!  If you need a ride, meet us outside Longstreet Theater at 7.

Ice Cream Social and Volleyball

Thursday, August 23rd
Blatt Triangular Plaza, on campus, 7-9pm

Join us for free ice cream sundaes and sand volleyball.  There’s something for everyone!  There will also be plenty of picnic blankets and time for chatting.

Cru Hike

Saturday, August 25th
Crowder’s Mountain, 9:45

Meet outside Longstreet Theatre at 9:45 to head out for our annual hike.  The destination:  the scenic overlook at Crowder’s Mountain.  We’ll stop for lunch on the way, and water and trail mix will be provided for the hike.  You can hop in a car with one of our Cru staff or student leaders or meet us at Longstreet in your own car. :)

Monday Men’s Time

Monday, August 27th

Details TBA, but keep up to date on our social media!

Monday Women’s Time

Monday, August 27th

Details TBA, but keep up to date on our social media!

First-Year Evangelism Training

Tuesday, August 28th
Russell House 302, 8-9:30

Do you want to leave a spiritual legacy  during your time in college?  Have questions about how to share your faith with other college students?  Come check out our evangelism training for students new to university.  It’ll be led by Cru staff and students with lots of experience, and there will be snacks and time for questions.

Freshman Bible Study Kick-off

Wednesday, August 29th
Russell House 303, 8:30-9:30

Intersted in a Cru Bible study?  Come meet our Bible study leaders at Freshman Bible Study Kick-off!   There will be snacks and games and all the info you need to pick a Cru Bible study.

First Cru

Thursday, August 30th

Rutledge Chapel, 8:30

Kick off the new year with a time of teaching and discussion at our First Cru in the historic Rutledge Chapel, the oldest building on campus!  There will be an overtime social and the chance to make some new friends.





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