Campus Ministry

2020-2021 Theme Verse

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”

Deuteronomy 6:4-5 NRSV


Students in grades 6-12 attend chapel daily at our North Campus. Our chapel services focus on relevant content for our students from a wide variety of sources including student speakers, faculty and staff, worship teams, traveling speakers, area pastors, and youth directors. Services are open to the public and occasionally streamed on the Oak Grove Facebook page. To see the time and theme of our next service, click here!

At the South Campus, our Early Learning Center and Elementary students have chapel weekly on Tuesdays. Parents are welcome to attend. Once a month, students take part in Grover Groups during their regularly scheduled chapel time to focus on community, teamwork, and relationship building across grades.

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Campus Ministry Trips

CANCELLED: Mission: Milwaukee | April 14-18, 2020 | Current grades 9-12

HUNGER IS A REAL PROBLEM IN OUR WORLD…EVEN IN THE UNITED STATES. Campus Ministry will visit Milwaukee, WI, an urban center where we will see first hand what it looks like to struggle with hunger. We will spend our time working at Tricklebee Café, a unique restaurant that serves food without the expectation payment..they simply encourage customers to pay what they can. Register to take part in this one-of-a-kind service opportunity!

  • COST: $315 | $150 due with registration, Final Payment: $165 due March 31, 2020
  • Please note: Space is limited to 20 students. All payments for Mission: Milwaukee are non-refundable.

Camp House: High School Retreat | August 2-6, 2020 | Current grades 8-12

WE CALL CAMP HOUSE “THE BEST PLACE ON EARTH.” Located at Camp House near Brimson, MN, our summer retreat is five days of laughter and freedom with Campus Ministry leaders and friends, four nights of worship and purpose-driven teaching, and side trips to our favorite spots along Lake Superior and Duluth. There’s nothing like it!

  • COST: $380 | $150 due with registration,nFinal Payment: $230 due May 15, 2020
  • Please note: Space is limited to 25 students. All payments for Camp House are non-refundable.


We encourage you to start fundraising early for Campus Ministry trips at Oak Grove. We frequently offer mission trips, retreats, and day trips that can all be funded through Oak Grove fundraising. As opportunities come up, we’ll post them here. 

Bible Studies

High School Boys Bible Study
Student Contact: Noah Swenson
When we meet: Weekly
Staff Contact: Mr. Norell

High School Girls Bible Study
Student Contact: Kara Berg
When we meet: Weekly
Staff Contact: Mrs. McEvers 

Middle School Bible Study
Student Contact: Luke Swenson
When we meet: Weekly
Staff Contact: Mr. Norell

Our Campus Ministry Staff

Jessica McEvers

Campus Pastor & Campus Ministry


Paul Norell

Campus Ministry