Service & Social Justice

As a Benedictine institution,  we strive for justice, common good, and respect for persons. Saint John's Campus Ministry provides students with a wide variety of service opportunities to live out these values. Explore the links below and consider getting involved, because you can make a difference.

BenCO- Benedictine Community Outreach

CSB/SJU students are committed to serving the needs of others; BenCO (Benedictine Community Outreach)  is the link that connects these students with communities in need. By offering 14 programs, BenCO gives our students a wide variety of volunteer opportunities that fit their skills and interests.

Poverty Simulation

A tool to explore the many facets of poverty developed by the Congregations in Community at the  Great Minneapolis Council of Churches

Service Missions (formerly Urban Plunges)

Our Service Missions offer opportunities to experience different communities within the St. Cloud area.  Services include serving the homeless at the Salvation Army, cleaning at the Children's Home, etc.  Watch for dates to be announced soon.  Contact SJU Campus Ministry for more information at [email protected].

Prison Ministry

 ...I was in prison, and you visited me.  Matthew 25:26

Training scheduled for Tuesday, September 20, 2016.  More information available soon.  Contact SJU Campus Ministry with any questions at [email protected].

Benedictine Volunteer Corps

Thinking about volunteering after graduation? The Benedictine Volunteer Corps gives Saint John's alums the chance to volunteer in domestic and international sites, using their Benedictine education to inform their service.