sanc·tu·ar·y/ˈsaNG(k)CHo͞oˌerē/ Noun: A place of refuge or safety.
The Campus Christian Center is a place that offers safety. As part of the UI "Safe Zone" community, we extend sanctuary to all who enter. The Center is a place to be yourself, to follow your own path. Whether you are seeking to better understand and develop your own identity or simply searching for a place to get away from the rest of campus for a while, we welcome you.
sha·lom/SHäˈlōm/ Exclamation: Used as a salutation by Jews at meeting or parting, meaning “peace.”
With Sanctuary comes Peace. Peace can take many forms, from that of our quiet prayer room to the action of spreading peace in the world through service opportunities. Here at the Center you will find ways to participate in the growing of peace both inwardly through Bible study, prayer, and meditation, and outwardly by supporting such programs as the UI Food Pantry, Relay for Life, Habitat for Humanity, and many more.
Sa·cred/ˈsākrid/Adjective: Connected with God, dedicated to a religious purpose.
We welcome persons of any faith and no faith. We are Christians - make no mistake. However, we understand that God works in many ways, with many people, and speaks many tongues but the language is all one - love. God loves us as we are - and you are welcome to come here and worship the Holy One. This house belongs to God; we are but caretakers.
Mission Statement of the Idaho Institute of Christian Education, Inc.
The mission of the Idaho Institute of Christian Education, Inc. is to facilitate faith filled service, faith building and faith sharing and to proclaim the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and to convey the love of God and the guidance of the Holy Spirit within the community of students, faculty and staff at the University of Idaho.
In obedience to the Biblical mandate to love one another and seek reconciliation with God, we propose to fulfill this mission by:
Providing a Christian perspective, presence, and influence in all of our undertakings including educational programs, service opportunities, worship services and spiritual faith development activities.
Providing spiritual, academic, educational, and other resources to the campus and community as a visible presence of Christ on the University campus.
Providing active counsel and a vital, supportive, inclusive, and safe community to college students, both churched and unchurched, during the critical and formative years of their educational experience as a center for intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth.
Participating in and fostering meaningful interfaith dialogue and discussion.
Cooperating with the university in providing creative and ethical leadership to church and society.
Serving as an enabling partner in the ministries of the member churches.
Maintaining the facilities of the Campus Christian Center for denominational and cooperative campus ministry.