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Spiritual Development Ministries

Over 100 student interns and volunteers carry out the work of Spiritual Development on campus by leading ministries, running events and mentoring peers on and off campus. Come join us!

Campus Ministries

  • AfterDark: Provides a Wednesday night AfterDark chapel by students, for students, to minister to our community’s relevant needs. To learn more and get involved, contact chapels@biola.edu.
  • Torrey Conference: Runs Torrey Memorial Bible Conference, which includes marketing, creating spaces around campus to engage in conference theme, hosting speakers and taking care of logistics. To learn more and get involved, contact chapels@biola.edu.
  • Worship Teams: Leads our campus into a conversation with God through song and prayer. To learn more and get involved, contact worship.intern@biola.edu.

Local Ministries

  • Evangelical Mormon Interactions (EMI): Reaches out to the LDS community through relationships, evangelism, dialogues and prayer. 
  • Manna Ministries: Manna is a group of students at Biola who seeks to partner with the Biola community to identify unused meals in the Café turning them into meals that can be shared with individuals and families in need in LA and OC.
  • National School Project: California: Impacts public school campuses for Christ through mentoring and empowering students in Christian clubs. To learn more and get involved, contact sdm.csp@biola.edu, or check us out on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Salam: Educates students to effectively engage, foster friendships and share the Good News with Muslims. 
  • Immigrant Care: This group seeks to serve partner with ministries and service organizations that serve the various immigrant communities that are trying to get established in Southern California.
  • Church Connections: In partnership with many local churches, this ministry seeks to connect Biola students to meaningful worship communities "outside the bubble" during their time at Biola.
  • Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF): CEF is a ministry that serves local public elementary students through the formation of after-school Bible clubs.

To learn more or get involved in Local Ministries, please contact spiritual.development@biola.edu or call the Spiritual Development office at (562) 903-4041.