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Vocational Exploration

We believe every Christian is given the call to love God and love neighbor. The particularities of that call, however, vary from person to person – which is why we think vocational exploration is such a critical piece of your college experience. Below are some opportunities we have created specifically to wrestle with the questions of calling and vocation.

Pathways Retreat
Every year University Ministries hosts a retreat for students to come together and reflect on their calling and purpose. Whether you have a good sense of your calling or are unsure with lots of questions this retreat is for you! The retreat will take place on February 28-29, 2020 at Lake Benson Camp and Conference Center. Register here for Pathways Retreat 2020! Please contact Josh TenHaken-Riedel for more information.

Service Year
Service Year is a year-long program for Belmont students centered on faith, service, and community. Students live in intentional community as they grow in their understanding of self, deepen their relationship with God, and discern how they can uniquely love God and neighbor. Please contact Josh TenHaken-Riedel for more information.


Vocational Exploration Resources
  • Books