Here are some of our events coming in 2015-2016
International Student Dinner: August 9 6pm-8pm -pictures-
We will be providing a meal for all the incoming international students at Washburn! You want to help and make new friends from around the world. We will meet at the Fellowship Hall of FSBC (1912 SW Gage Blvd).
WU Move Crew: August 13 9am-1pm
It is move in day at Washburn! Thanks for the students from Challenge that have volunteered for this! We get to help move in students and connect with new friends and old.
International Student Game Night: August 14 6:30pm
Christian Challenge is hosting a game night at the Peak (1930 SW Gage) to welcome Washburn's new international students. There will be a plethora of game for everyone to enjoy, as well as SNACKS.
Welcome Back BarBQ: August 16 7:00pm
WELCOME BACK!!!! Come to the PEAK (1930 SW Gage) and bring new friends and old to our first event of the year. We are anxious to hear summer stories, reconnect, have fun ....and eat together!
T-Shirt Table in the Union: August 17 & 18 8am-2pm
Time to hand out more T-Shirts help people know about Challenge, and let them sign up for small group bible studies! It is a fantastic time every year.
WU Fest: August 17 5:30pm-8:00pm
First Washburn party of the year, right in the middle of campus! We will again be serving Rootbeer Floats and meeting gobs of new students! Come help make floats, or just grab one for yourself, and enjoy the afternoon!
First Christian Challenge Worship (weekly): August 20 7pm
We are back at the PEAK (1930 SW Gage)!! Come connect, worship, grow, and have fun! A meal is provided after, as well as pool, ping pong, basketball, foosball, spikeball, ...
Dunkball Tournament (and BBQ): August 22 10am
We can all feel like Lebron and compete for the first NDA Championship! Meeting at The Peak (1930 SW Gage). Teams of 3 or 4. Sign up online at our Dunkball page.
Villages begin: Week of August 24
Our community groups, called Villages, will be a fun time of connecting and building relationships, sharing life, and growing together. These coed communities will meet together once a week. Join one that fits your schedule. Head to our Villages page to get connected.
First Thrive: August 25 7:30pm
Gathering in the Blair Room of the LLC. Visit our Thrive page. Focused on Freshmen!
Activities Fair: August 28 11am-2pm
We will have a table and friendly faces along with dozens of other campus groups and departments.
Fall Conference: September 25-27 (leave at 5pm, back at 2pm)
Weekend away with hundreds of college students from Kansas and Nebraska! Webster Conference Center in Salina Kansas. We will have a great speaker with a fantastic band! Camp out if you like, or stay in rooms. Basketball, volleyball, ropes course, zip line, ultimate frisbee, disc golf, and more!
Homecoming Week: October 18-24
There are lots of ways that Challenge can participate this year!
New Food Pantry Open!
Christian Challenge is thrilled to be part of starting a food pantry (The Exchange) here at Washburn! Check our Food Pantry page to see how to be involved.
Thanksgiving Dinner with the International Students: November 20
We have a fantastic, home cooked (yes cooked by students!!!) Thanksgiving meal and invite our international friends to the Peak for this great night! Several turkeys, pounds of potatoes dressing and pie, and much, much more!
Cookies in the Union: February 10 11am-1pm
We will have cookies to decorate in the union for students that come by!
Christian Challenge Swing Dance: February 19 7pm
Swing dancing with a 1920s theme! https://www.facebook.com/events/970385763009217/
Worship Night at Challenge: March 10 7pm
This special night at Challenge is dedicated to worship through music, prayer, baptisms, testimony!
Summit Spring Break Retreat!!: March 12-16
A trip up to the mountains at Buena Vista, Colorado! We join a few hundred college students from Kansas and Nebraska on an incredible retreat center. Worship, teaching, fun, relaxation, snow, mountains.
Youth Night: March 24 6pm
High School Juniors, Seniors and Youth Leaders are invited! @ the Peak (1930 SW Gage)
- Hear from current college students
- Ask questions about what to expect in college
- Learn how to connect
- Eat Pizza
- Experience college worship with the Challenge Band