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Student Groups

Student Groups

Moody student organizations exist to edify and mature our student body, honing students' gifts and broadening their knowledge of the world. Each of Moody's 40 student organizations has a specific focus and also helps to give students an opportunity to learn about issues such as leadership, cross-cultural understanding, mentoring, outreach, media, and personal wellness. 

Art, Music, and Theater

Ad Vivum

Ad Vivum travels to area schools and churches to present the message of true life in Christ through the medium of drama.

Art Society

Art Society's mission is to reflect the artistic nature of Christ by welcoming all students into a creative community on campus.


[iNfoRmaL] is Moody's sketch and improv comedy team. This team seeks to glorify God with Christ-like humor and God-honoring relationships on and off stage.


Poiema seeks to kindle a passion for creating poetry about God that fosters worship in community.


Shadowbox is a dramatic arts production team that exists to create community, opportunity, and growth for the whole of the student body.


Zion's purpose is to worship God through various styles of dance, Bible study, and fellowship while improving on the individual's ability.

Music Ensembles

The touring ensembles perform in Chicago and across the United States through two tours during the school year: Winter Tour (January) and Spring Tour (March). Every few years each ensemble embarks upon an international tour. Tours have been to places like Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Eastern Europe, Greece, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.


The ensembles also participate in Moody's annual musical Christmas celebration, Candlelight Carols. Auditions are required for membership.


Touring Ensembles:



Embrace is an organization designed to involve, support, and minister to the African-American students on campus as well as promote multicultural sensitivity throughout the Moody community.

International Students Fellowship (ISF)

The International Student Fellowship is a student group that aims to provide a home for the international community and promote unity between international students and the entire student body.


Kesher is dedicated to reconnecting the student body with the roots of their faith by introducing them to Jewish culture and history. In doing so, Kesher educates and equips students to share the message of Messiah with Jewish people. Furthermore, Kesher fosters a biblical understanding of Israel's place in God's plan alongside the Church. Finally, Kesher creates awareness of historic and current antisemitism, challenging the Christian body to pray for Jewish people and stand against it.

Korean Student Fellowship (KSF)

KSF exists to bridge the gap and embrace each other's cultural differences among the diverse student bodies of Moody.


MuKappa is dedicated to building a community for missionary kids (MKs), being a home away from home, and being a safe place to process difficult transitions while integrating into a western environment. MuKappa's primary mode of fellowship is through hosting events on campus and being intentional with one-on-one interactions with our students.


The Spanish word "puente" means "bridge" in English. The goal of this group is to provide a connecting space for students who strive to be engaged in the Hispanic culture, have an interest in gaining further understanding of Hispanic culture, and would like to be involved in ministry opportunities to the Hispanic community.


Student Group Association (SGA)

The members of SGA seek to represent student concerns to the faculty and administration of Moody as well as provide social, spiritual, intellectual, and physical stimuli to the student body through a variety of programs.


Child & Family Awareness Ministry (CFAM)

The purpose of CFAM is to educate, equip, and encourage the involvement of the student body regarding ministry to children and families.

Deaf Outreach of Chicago (DOC)

DOC is an organization that focuses on equipping students with knowledge of the deaf community and sharing the gospel with them.

Frontlines Homeless Ministry

Frontlines exists to serve the homeless population through relational ministry founded on the image of God and to educate the student body about homelessness.

National School Project (NSP)

The purpose of NSP is to recruit and train college students to coach and mentor Chicago public high school students so they may reach their campuses for Christ.

Ratio Christi

Ratio Christi seeks to encourage and strengthen the faith of students while sharing Christ's message and love by the use of intellectual investigation and apologetics.

Resident Activities Council (RACO)

The Resident Activities Council (RACO) exists for the purpose of planning non-academic activities and programs for the student body.

Social Justice Coalition

The service of this club is to stimulate fresh thinking among the Moody community regarding the integration of faith and justice.

Student Missions Fellowship (SMF)

Student Missions Fellowship (SMF) strives to fulfill the Great Commission through mobilization, prayer, and cross-cultural service. The purpose of SMF is to give information, provide opportunities, and encourage students to become involved in the ministry of missions.

Student Theological Society (STS)

The Student Theological Society (STS) is committed to furthering the theological engagement of the Moody student body in order to encourage a deeper love for God and foster a deeper understanding of who He is.


The purpose of Zoe is to raise awareness of the lives threatened by abortion.

Student Media

The Arch

The Arch staff produces Moody's annual yearbook, which contains pictures and articles of events that took place at Moody during the year. The team also oversees Thin Space, which is an art and theology journal that serves to glorify God through intelligent theological creative works from students, faculty, and alumni.

Illuminate Productions

Illuminate Productions is a multimedia outlet for students to record their passions, talents, and gifts. We seek to be a light in this world through the beauty of creativity. Our works include music singles, audio dramas, and testimonials.

XN Campus Radio

XN is a campus-based student radio station. The station offers opportunities for communications majors to sharpen their broadcasting skills.



Bonded exists to promote unity amongst the student body by being a source of community and support for students with disabilities as well as educates the student body about how to be inclusive in ministry.

Counseling Services Support Groups

Counseling Services offers group counseling for all areas of life including grief, trauma, boundaries, dating, marriage, substance abuse, depression, sexual abuse, and identity formation issues. In addition to group counseling, Counseling Services has several licensed therapists available for individual counseling.

Journey Together

Journey Together is a mentoring program for female students to link students with graduate students and female staff or faculty.

Men’s Ministry

The Men's Ministry goal is to address the issues facing men realistically and biblically, in order to come to an understanding of biblical, realistic manhood.


This is an employee-run club with the purpose of meeting a need in the male student body of facilitating student relationships with older men.

Student Wives Fellowship

The Student Wives Fellowship (SWF) program provides timely Biblical teachings, practical marriage support, and fun and friendship-building times of prayer and fellowship for student wives and the wives of MBI and MTS.

Women’s Ministry

The Women's Ministry exists to present the opportunity for women to be disciples in both small groups and one-on-one.