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Campus Ministries


Is a weekly service that serves as encouragement for the campus community to continue throughout the week.


Is the official vespers program of the University. It is a weekly worship that allows students to be involved and engaged in the service. It offer unique hands on worship opportunities through various activities and spiritual discussions.

SINGSPIRATION (Friday Night Worship Service)

Singspiration is a dynamic praise and worship service, filled with drama and dance, poetry and testimony, geared at those who are looking for the freedom to worship without limitations. Singspiration meets on Friday nights at 8:30pm following the University Vespers program.


Encouragement Ministries is geared at providing encouragement and support to students/staff/faculty of Washington Adventist University who are going through rough times, or celebrating a special occasion. Encouragement Ministries also serve as worship facilitators and prayer warriors for all campus worship services. It is also the goal of the ministry to empower and encourage students to fulfill their goals as students and future citizens of the global community.


Ignite is a Saturday afternoon service geared at providing the campus community a time of fun, fellowship, and worship. It is intended to be Christ-centered, and spiritually creative, providing a space for learning, growing, and gathering.


The Homeless ministry is geared at providing students the opportunity to care for and minister to those who are less fortunate. Homeless ministry prepares and provides meals and clothing to those who are affected by homelessness within the DC metro area.


The bible studies ministry seeks to provide adequate opportunities for students who are committed to Christ to grow spiritually, or prepare those for baptism who are seeking to know more about Christ through the study of God’s word.


Silent Praise is a sign language ministry that seeks to share God’s love to his people through signing and praise-dancing. It also serves as a worship-enhancer for all campus worship services and programs.


The Minister(s) of Music is responsible for the music and liturgy of all university convocations.


Thursday Night Live is a student Led Christian Comedy Show which is intended to promote a healthy atmosphere for student humor that is neither offensive nor secular. Thursday Night Live seeks to provide a safe Christian environment for students to explore their creativity through poetry, song, music and comedy.


Public Relations is a vital part of the Campus Ministries department. It is responsible for providing the campus community with adequate, reliable, and on-time information concerning the events and happenings of the Campus Ministry department.


The Audio/Visual team is a vital part of the programming of all CM events and activities. It is responsible for the sound and video projection of all cm services, events, and happenings, including: Chapel, Friday Night vespers, Missions week, WISE, etc.


The Drama team is an expression of worship through art. It consist of a team of people full of energy willing to use to perform with a prayerful hope that they  will assist in bringing someone closer to God.


School of Arts & Social Sciences 

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.