Worship, Prayer, and Fellowship
Koinonia Groups provide intentional times for informal learning, mentoring, and fellowship for on-campus and distance students. They are designed to provide a safe environment for personal interaction and prayer. Professors, administrators, and students all facilitate groups. They are a great way to get to know more about yourself, others, and God in a deeper way. Past groups have focused on prayer, shared areas of interest, fitness, building community through online learning, and more.
Chapel and Community Meals
Chapel is both a time for learning and modeling quality worship and for refreshing the spirit. Weekly chapels are held on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters. Each service is followed by a community meal. A freewill offering, suggested donation of $4 per person, is taken to help cover costs.
Retreat and Prayer
Extra time throughout the year is set aside for the community to focus on the importance of Sabbath. An offsite, one-day retreat for students, faculty, and staff is held each fall semester and a morning of prayer is held each spring.
Network of Support
Students at Sioux Falls Seminary are surrounded by a network of support both inside and outside of the classroom.
Prayer and Announcements Facebook Group
The Sioux Falls Seminary Prayer and Announcements group is a private place to share prayer requests, pray for others, and receive the latest announcements within the seminary community.
Students have access to the seminary's food pantry. Stocked by the Feeding South Dakota food bank initiative, the pantry provides access to free household supplies and food.
The seminary complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 regarding students with disabilities. Students with needs for special assistance due to physical or other handicap on either a short-term or long-term basis are encouraged to contact the Registrar's Office as soon as possible after admission. Students will be asked to provide documentation of their disabilities or special needs. Provision of aid will be based upon an individual student's need. When appropriate, accommodations will be developed in consultation with the faculty member for whose course the accommodations are sought. Accommodations or aids that impose an undue hardship on the campus or that require modification of academic standards, programs, or course work may be declined.
Participate in Student Life
There are several opportunities to help lead and organize community events at the seminary. Students gain valuable hands-on experience as they help plan and coordinate worship and other ministry activities for students and faculty.
Students who are interested in Christian community development and urban missions can live in community and serve residents in the Pettigrew Heights neighborhood, an area target for revitalization. Learn more about this life-changing experience.