Welcome to Harvard Christian Impact + Athletes in Action!
We are a caring community, passionate about connecting people to Jesus!


Christian Impact is a Christ-centered community that aims to engage the entire campus with the Gospel in both word and deed and to help transform the lives of students for a lifetime.



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Welcome back, friends, to the start of the 2018-19 academic year! We're so excited that you are here and we look forward to connecting with you soon. To find out what's going on to kick off the year, be sure to check out these key events!



Weekly small group gatherings! Check one out!

You've been waiting for it, and here it is! Our LifeGroups are coming together and ready to kick off this week! Here is the list of initial times, locations, and leader contacts. Please note that some of the times may change if needed to accommodate the most number of people and additional groups will likely be added. Also, if there's a group you'd like to check out but you can't make it this week, just email the leaders and let them know. And if you have any questions at all, just let us know!


Every Wednesday at 7:30pm in The Student Oasis (basement of Memorial Church)

Come and enjoy authentic fellowship, rich discussion, and engaging worship at our weekly meeting of Christian Impact and Athletes in Action. This year's theme for Fuel will be "Jesus and [blank space]" in which we'll be looking closely at where we see the truth of the Gospel reflected in our everyday humdrum, how we can grow in our ability to let it impact our lives and our relationships with others. All friends and roommates are welcome! See you there!

Fall Retreat

September 28th-30th, Camp Brookwoods on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire

Fall Retreat is a place where you can connect with God and others, where you can take a next step in your spiritual journey no matter where you're at right now.  It's a great weekend away from the city.  Come enjoy the outdoors of Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire with a bunch of us from Harvard, as well as college students from all over Boston. It will be a time to focus on God and make some great friendships. We'll hear from a great speaker, Rasool Berry, during the weekend, and we'll enjoy a great band leading us in worshiping God. 


  • First time attendee cost is $75, Enter Promo Code HarvardFT (no deadline to get this price)

  • Register by September 25 - $149

  • After September 25, it goes up to $185

  • Price includes lodging, meals and transportation.

  • Scholarships available! Contact chris.lawson@cru.org to request a scholarship


  • You will be housed in a cabin with other students. You will have a mattress to sleep on, but you will need to bring bedding (either a sleeping bag or sheets and a blanket).

  • Pillow

  • Toiletries

  • Bible

  • Pen and journal if you want to take notes

  • Clothing (it can get cool at night, so plan accordingly)

  • Light jacket or sweatshirt

  • Clothing for sporting/outdoor activities

  • Swimsuit if you want to go in the lake

  • Something to play in - for campus olympics

Jesus and Justice

Wednesdays in October, 7pm-9pm at The Student Oasis (basement of Memorial Church)

We're excited to partner with International Justice Mission to host a four week exploration of Jesus and Justice. A common and important question is where and how do Christianity and the injustices of the world intersect? What does that mean for Christians but even more so what does that mean for the world? Come join us for this opportunity to explore these questions further. We'll have a meal each week along, listen to a short, thought-provoking message, and then discuss the implications with one another. We hope to see you there! RSVP HERE!