This is the official website for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's Chapter at Orange Coast College.
OCCIV is a multi-ethnic family learning to encounter the unstoppable love and power of Jesus everyday.
Our Mission is to ESTABLISH and ADVANCE WITNESSING COMMUNITIES on the COLLEGE CAMPUS.
Our Vision is to see STUDENTS & FACULTY TRANSFORMED by God, the ENTIRE CAMPUS RENEWED, and WORLD CHANGERS DEVELOPED.
We long to see thriving communities of faith planted in every campus sub-culture: communities that believe that to be Christian isn't to give up who we are but rather to step into the fullness of who God has made us to be. We hope to see every gender, ethnicity, major, denomination, interest group, etc. on campus become transformed by the unrelenting love of Jesus Christ.
We love attending awesome conferences, hanging out on campus, and meeting new people! We also love serving others selflessly and carrying out God's will by expanding the love He has shown us to others around campus and in the city of Costa Mesa.
We are affiliated with the national movement of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, an interdenominational campus ministry active on over 600 campuses nationwide. Orange Coast College InterVarsity is one of these movements.
InterVarsity traces its roots to a movement of British university students in the 1870s - "InterVarsity" is Brit speak for "InterCollegiate." The first InterVarsity chapter in the United States began in 1938 at the University of Michigan. Since InterVarsity was incorporated in 1941, thousands of students have become thoughtful representatives of God's Kingdom and have moved into leadership roles in churches, organizations, corporations and agencies around the world.
No matter where you are at in your spiritual journey, we would love for you to join us!