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GCU Welcomes Hispanic Pastors to Campus

May 19, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

A significant overture to the Hispanic community by GCU brought approximately 50 pastors to campus on Wednesday for lunch and a tour. Orchestrated by Campus Pastor Tim Griffin and José Gonzalez, an itinerant Hispanic pastor with whom Griffin has become acquainted, the event packed McKinley Hall in the Student Union and represented the first time on campus for most of the visitors.

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GCU Professor to Lead Holy Land Trip

May 17, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

A tour of Israel involves more than just taking in the scenery, Dr. Michael Baird says. In fact, the scenery isn’t even the best part.

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Employee Bible Studies: Learning Over Lunch

May 13, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

By Jennifer Willis Communications Staff “Bring your lunch, bring your Bibles and bring an open heart to the Lord, and let the Spirit work.” That’s the motto of the Bible study at Peoria II every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. According to Dennis Cox, a military enrollment counselor and retired Air Force officer who leads the weekly group, the members are Christians who enjoy fellowship and discussing God’s Word. It might not seem like a big deal. But in a world wrought with turmoil and a country where separation of church and state is an issue, it’s unusual for a group to come together to pray and talk about spiritual matters in an office setting. In fact, it’s almost unheard of. Yet that’s part of what separates GCU’s employees and students from the rest. “It’s great that our company allows this,” Cox says.  Online Pastor Ryan Maguire agrees.  “As part of a Christian university, gathering together to talk with God and study the Bible is our privilege,” Maguire says. “These study and prayer groups exist to encourage and refresh the employees of GCU. Gathering around God’s Word reminds and motivates us to carry out His purpose, as we provide guidance for students who […]

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Student and Staff Photographers Team Up to Benefit GCU Missions

March 28, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

GCU staff and students can donate their photography work to benefit 2011 Global Outreach Missions. All photos must be an 8×10 print mounted to a 9×12 black matte. The deadline to submit your print is Thursday, April 7.

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The Reunion: A Night of Worship and Prayer March 26

March 24, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University hosts The Reunion Saturday, March 26 at 6 p.m. on the Student Union Lawn. This event is described as a gathering of young adults, “to celebrate the spirit of unity that God has put in the hearts of the people of Phoenix. The night will include worship, prayer, and various shared visions of students and adults. We hope that through this night bridges would be built and walls would be broken down between the different members of the Family of God.” This event is also a food drive that will benefit Community Hope Outreaches. They will be accepting donations of non-perishable food. The Reunion– night of worship and prayer for young adults Saturday March 26 GCU, Student Union Lawn 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Students and Adults sharing: Sarah Edwards- Pure Heart Christian Fellowship Austin Livermore- Hope @ ASU Angie May- FCA Philip Sanchez- Christian Challenge @ Estrella CC Jason Bachman- Lighthouse Church Josiah Rasmussen- Young Life @ ASU West/GCC Worship: JP Tanner- GCU employee Jeanette Montenegro- GCU student Jordan Coleman- Radiant Church Tim Owens- Pure Heart Christian Fellowship The Element Worship Band- Highlands Church For more info please contact: Greg Nerger at (602) 760-6404 Ashley Claunch at […]

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Video: New Life Singers: Singing Praise In Vegas

February 22, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s New Life Singers got up early and hit the road to Vegas to share their song and worship with schools and churches in the city of lights.

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Missed Chapel? Watch it Online

February 07, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Online and campus students never have to miss GCU’s Chapel Series. The Office of Spiritual Life posts Monday’s Chapel session on its web site at Spiritual Life’s Chapel Services Home. Catch up on the last few weeks of Chapel sessions including talks from Campus Pastor Tim Griffin. Come back to the site every week for the newest presentation. Never miss a week of Chapel. Chapel is every Monday at 10:45 a.m. in North Gym. Upcoming speakers include GCU CEO Brian Mueller and Jeff Durbin of Calvary Treatment Centers. For more information on GCU’s Spiritual Life events and services, visit the Spiritual Life web site, email ministry@gcu.edu or stop into the Office of Spiritual Life in the Student Union.

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Pastor Tim Leads 808 Bible Study Wednesday Nights

January 13, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

GCU Campus Pastor Tim Griffin’s new weekly Bible study got off to a promising start last night. Griffin said the Bible study was something he had high hopes for, but that he had no expectations for how many students would actually show up.

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Student Workers Create Ornaments for Winning Tree

December 20, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Carmen Grijalva never had much for Christmas — and, truthfully, she still doesn’t. But that doesn’t keep her from wanting to give to others. Grijalva and about two dozen other workers at the center produced handmade ornaments for the tree, which was chosen as the best entry in Friday’s “Season for Sharing” outreach event in the North Gym.

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Volunteers Needed for Canyon Cares Christmas

December 01, 2010 / by / 5 Comments

Help brighten the holidays for 250 of our neighborhood families at GCU’s 2nd Annual Canyon Cares Christmas on Sunday, December 12 at 1:30 p.m.

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