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Ignite Sandburg

Ignite Sandburg is a place where you can explore the claims of Christianity and discover who Christ really is without judgment.

We’ve created an environment where you can be yourself, ask questions, share your hopes and fears, and find the encouragement to become the person you were created to be, all while exploring what it means to follow Jesus.

No matter if you’ve known Christ your entire life, or are just curious about who God is, Ignite will help you go further in your faith journey.

What to Expect

Wednesday Gatherings
Each Ignite Sandburg gathering is unique, based on the topic focus for that gathering. However, you can expect:

  • Socializing Before the Gathering
  • Welcome & Game
  • Announcements
  • Discussion / Message
  • Prayer

Other Events
Beyond our weekly gatherings, Ignite offers a number of groups and events to grow your faith:

  • Bible studies throughout the week
  • Outreaches to share your faith with others
  • Social events
  • Semester retreats with students from other colleges
  • Mission trips

Frequently Asked Questions

We believe scripture is best learned and applied when it is engaged with — which is why rather than sermons or lectures, we do weekly discussions.

Throughout the discussion time, we ask questions that help you reflect on the topic and apply it to your life. You also have the opportunity to ask questions and give input as well. It helps us grow together.

Not at all. We invite students of any faith and religious background to come to Ignite.

That’s okay – we have one for you! Just grab one off the table when you walk in. If you want one after coming to Ignite, feel free to take it back with you.

If you’d like to get involved in Ignite, simply talk to one of the leaders at a group gathering, and we’ll get you connected.

Opportunities include:

  • Singing / playing an instruments in the worship team
  • Leading a Bible study
  • Leading an opening game
  • Making snacks
  • Planning social events
  • Planning community service events
  • Room set up / clean up
  • Graphic design
  • Video production
  • And More – let us know how you’d like to help!

We have found that most students at Carl Sandburg College work in the evenings, so our Ignite Sandburg group meets during lunch time.

Students are welcome to attend the Ignite Monmouth large group to experience a longer group with worship and more fun activities.

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