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Serving Students at Stanford

Christian Union Caritas LogoChristian Union develops Christian leaders at some of the nation's leading universities.  

At Stanford, Christian Union provides in-depth study of Scripture, Christian leadership training, fellowship, and support for Christian students, as well as resources to help any interested students — whatever their spiritual background or beliefs — learn about Christianity.

The organization's main activities include intellectually rigorous study of the Bible, a leadership lecture series, conferences, and various outreaches to students. If you are a current or prospective student, or have a question about the Christian Union ministry that serves Stanford students, please contact our ministry via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Christian Union Faculty

Christian Union's role is to resource students by offering mentoring, discipleship and leadership training. Meet the Christian Union ministry fellows in Palo Alto. 

Christian Union is an independent Christian ministry.


  • In 2016-17, Christian Union began its work with students at Stanford, leading in-depth Bible courses and exploring how it might serve the broader campus community.  
  • In 2017-18, 25 undergraduate students enrolled in Christian Union's rigorous, weekly Bible courses.
  • In 2018-19, 32 undergraduate students enrolled in Christian Union's rigorous, weekly Bible courses.
  • Christian Union ministry faculty provide Bible instruction, mentorship and leadership coaching.


Stanford University
Founded 1891
Spiritual Heritage The founders decided to create an untraditional institution, one that was nondenominational and coeducational.
Motto Die Luft der Freiheit weht; "The Wind of the Freedom Blows"
Undergraduate Students 7,032
Graduate Students 9,304
Faculty 2,219
Total Employees More than 12,000

Christian Union
Year the ministry was founded 2016
Full-time Christian Union ministry faculty 4
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