Gateway to Service… Engaging Minds… Transforming Lives

Weekly Themes
Fall semester – 2018
Office of Ministry
Washington Adventist University
“Grounded 2.0” 

All Units, Departments, Faculty, Staff, Students, RAs, Chapel, Reflections, First Friday Leaders are encouraged to follow these weekly themes based on “unbreakable”. Sermons, devotional talks, Residence Hall worship, Classroom worship thoughts should be based on these themes.

Date Theme Bible Verse
August  27 – September 2 WAU in Prayer 2 Chronicles 7:14
September 3 – September 9 Secrets of a Prayer Life 1 John 5:15
September 10 – September 15 Power of Prayer


James 5:15-18
September 17 – September 23 Blessings of Prayer Colossians 1: 9-12
September 24 – September 30 Prayer for the Nations

Missions Week

1 Timothy 2:1-2
October 1 – October 7 Compassion in Action

Service Day

Matthew 5:7
October 8 – October 14 Clarity in Prayer Ephesians 1:8
October 15 – October 21 Faith for Today Hebrews 10:35-38
October 22 – October 28 Grow in Faith Hebrews 11:6
October 29 – November 4 Faith for the Future Jeremiah 29:11
November 5 – November 11 The Power of Faith Matthew 8:5-13
November 12 – November 18 No Fear Isaiah 41:10
November 21 –  November 25 Thanksgiving Break Timothy 4:12
November 26 – December 2 Living Faith Galatians 2:20
December 3 – December 9 He is Coming Acts 1:11

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 offers unique hands-on worship opportunities through various activities and spiritual discussions.

FIRST FRIDAY (Friday Night Worship Service)

First Friday 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. Meets the first Friday of the month at 7:30pm


Connections is an after vespers activity time that provides time for fellowship and community to students, under a non-structure atmosphere where students share the joys and sorrows of traveling the Christian journey with each other in a safe environment.


The prayer ministry seeks to provide a strong connection with God through constant prayer by someone connected to each ministry. The prayer ministry is comprised of a strong group of prayer warriors dedicated to pray for each ministry and at each service


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 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 Judah is a sign language ministry that seeks to share God’s love to his people through signing and praise-dance. 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 worship programs.


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.