From 8-10 on Thursday, Feb. 6, Campus Ministries will be hosting the Night of Worship event at the Old Factory coffee shop.
Tec Sun, a discipleship coordinator for Campus Ministries, will be leading worship with his guitar. Students will be able to come and enjoy fellowship and free coffee provided by the Old Factory. Attendees will also get to present prayer requests and pray with other students.
The theme for the Night of Worship will be praying for the teams going on different Spring Service Projects. Spring Service Project leaders and team members will submit prayer requests in anticipation of their mission trips in March.
Sun said he started this event last semester because he is passionate about worship and wanted to create more of an informal setting for students to worship than they experience at chapel.
“I came up with (Night of Worship) to create a smaller worship environment in a house atmosphere,” Sun said.
He became a discipleship coordinator at the beginning of this school year for similar reasons; he gets to serve others and fuel his passion for worship.
However, Sun wanted this event to be more than just praise songs and lifted voices. He wanted the Night of Worship to include prayer.
“I wanted to do something for our student body that doesn’t involve just music and to challenge people that worship is not just music,” Sun said.
Andy Powell, also one of the discipleship coordinators, said he likes that Night of Worship gives students another opportunity to worship together besides Praise and Worship on Sundays. “I like that it gives students an opportunity to get off campus and worship together,” Powell said.
Powell has been part of the Campus Ministries events since the beginning of the school year and will be helping to organize prayer time at the event.
“It was kind of a God thing,” Powell said. “ I wanted to be a part of the spiritual formation on campus.”
Another discipleship coordinator, Kara Prachar, said that Night of Worship is also convenient for different college students because of the come-and-go format of the event.
The Night of Worship is one of the three Campus Ministry event offerings organized every month by the discipleship coordinators. The events alternate between the Night of Worship, Prayer Labyrinth and Prayer Stations.