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Our Mission

Our mission is to reconcile students to Christ, equipping them through Spirit-filled communities of prayer, worship, fellowship, discipleship, and mission to transform the university, the marketplace, and world.

We are a Spirit-empowered, diverse community of believers on university campuses, declaring in word and lifestyle, our faith in Jesus Christ, equipped to fulfill our purpose in God's global plan. We are college-aged men and women earnestly following Jesus.

How to Get Involved

It's always intimidating going to a new school and trying to meet people. Christian community is such an easy thing to slip into though.

Chi Alpha meets multiple times a week and we are always eager to add to our group. Fill out a contact form, follow us on Facebook, and grab a chair at one of gatherings. We're excited to meet you.

You’ve Already Got a Home Church

EKU's Chi Alpha is strongly supported by Real Life Community Church. They are a growing community of believers that are focused on growing the Kingdom of God and 'Equipping People to be Real Followers of Jesus'.

The church is located a quarter mile north of campus and is open for services and other events multiple times a week. Moving to a new city is a bit easier when you have a church already.

Meet With Us

We would absolutely love a chance to meet up and talk with you. We'll even pay for a couple cups of coffee! If you are interested in what Chi Alpha is and what we are doing, or if you just want to meet a few Christian friends, talk to us.

The easiest way for you to get a hold of us is either by filling out the below contact form, or by adding us on Facebook.

Your Journey in Faith, Set in Motion

Leadership

Callie Burt
Student Leadership
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Ben Burnett
EKU Chi Alpha Director
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Deanna Burnett
EKU Chi Alpha Director

Events and Updates

Important Links and Resources

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What is Chi Alpha

We’re Chi Alpha. A network of Christian ministries that look a little bit different on every campus we're on, but here’s what you’re always sure to find: college-age men and women who are striving to be who they are called to be in Christ.

You’ll find, each of us, in all kinds of stages of life/faith and we welcome you to join us in whatever stage you find yourself in.

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EKU Chi Alpha’s Home Church

Real Life Community Church is a growing community of people with a straightforward purpose. Our mission is to Equip people to be Real followers of Jesus. The aim is to present the message of Jesus to people who otherwise would never hear.

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Thinking About Going to EKU

Whether you're a first-time freshman, transfer, international, veteran, adult, or graduate student, Eastern Kentucky University's faculty and professional staff can help you chart your course for a challenging and rewarding academic experience. Discover many options, in 108 degree programs all within five great colleges.

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City of Richmond

Touted as the sixth fastest growing city in Kentucky, Richmond provides a great place to live. Richmond is also 2 hours away from major cities like Knoxville, TN and Cincinnati, OH and only 30 minutes away from Lexington, KY. It's a great city to live in with a lot to offer.

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Youth and Student Pastors. Have students going to EKU?

We all have heard the statistics. If you have students who are planning on coming to EKU, now's the time to start getting them plugged into a campus ministry that will help them stick with the faith and flourish in it. We want to talk to you.

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