Campus Ministries

Recognizing that Hesston students are at different places in their faith journeys, the college offers a variety of activities and leadership opportunities to all students, encouraging them to participate where they feel most comfortable.


  • worship
  • community
  • mission


  • mentoring (through Big Brothers/Big Sisters, middle school tutoring, nursing home connections and the M-2 prison visitation program
  • voluntary service efforts at the Nehemiah Project, an effort of New Jerusalem Missions/Youth with a Mission-Kansas to convert Newton’s Axtell Hospital into an AIDS hospice
  • Mission/Service Emphasis Days
  • Forums
  • Mennonite Disaster Service
  • Spring break service trips


  • Mod life and Campus Activities
  • Small groups
  • Bible studies
  • book studies
  • 40-day accountability groups
  • mod Bible studies


  • Formation
  • Campus Worship
  • special events (Transformation, Coffee Houses)
  • spiritual life retreats (one each semester)
  • Pastor-in-residence

Ministry Inquiry Program

An opportunity for students to explore a calling to ministry through a summer internship in a congregational setting. The program is run through Mennonite Church USA and coordinated on Hesston’s campus by Campus Pastor Micah Hurst

Hesston College Philosophy of Faith Formation