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Welcome Events

Preshouse Events

“What I Wish I Knew as a Freshman” ~ Friday, August 31st, 1:00 pm
Get insider tips from older students, meet new friends, and enjoy Babcock Hall ice cream. Check out a preview of some tips on our blog.

Sober Tailgate ~ Friday, August 31st, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Come get hyped for the first home football game and party sober with Live Free Student Wellness and Pres House!

Fall Kickoff Worship Services ~ Sunday, September 2nd & 9th, 4:30 pm
Join us for our weekly worship where eating dinner together is part of gathering.

Welcome Backpack ~ Monday, September 3rd, 1:00 pm
Faith in Action: Our faith is lived by serving others and advocating for justice. Join us to learn about poverty in Madison and put together hygiene kits for local youth.

Frunch ~ Tuesday, September 4th, 12:00 pm
Immediately after the Chancellor’s Convocation, head down East Campus Mall for a free lunch at Pres House. Bring a friend!

“What I Wish I Knew as a Graduate Student”: Dessert & Panel ~ Tuesday, September 11th, 7:00 pm
Welcome gathering for new graduate students to connect and learn about how to thrive in graduate school. Dessert served. Check out a preview of some tips on our blog.

Regular Events

Pres House Events

Sexuality & Faith series (October 11th, 5:30 PM; Nov. 29th, 1:00 PM; Dec. 13th, 1:00 PM)
Exploring LGBTQ+ issues in community. Contact Erik Franze or Becca Bedell.

Game Night ~ Fridays, 7-9:30 PM (Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 30)
The spiritual discipline of play! Bring a game to share or just come, we’ll have plenty of board games to play.

Bake, Pray, Love ~ Tuesdays, 5-7 PM to bake; following Wednesdays, 8:30 AM to deliver treats (Sept. 18; Oct. 2, 16; Nov. 6, 20; Dec. 4)
Twice a month we bake treats and share them with our neighbors the following morning.

Faith Dinners ~ Tuesdays, 6:00 PM (Sept. 25; Oct. 9. 23; Nov. 13, 27; Dec. 11)
Twice a month we cook together, eat, and talk about faith. Dinner at 6:00, all are welcome to cook beforehand or simply come for supper.

Grace Food Pantry ~ Saturdays, 9 AM – 12 PM (Sept. 29, Nov. 10, Dec. 8)
We serve at our local food pantry once a month.

Simple Kitchen ~ Mondays, 6:30 – 8 PM (Oct. 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12)
Chef Laura will lead a class where you learn to cook and eat dinner together. Sign up here.

Special Events

For Advent we will be doing a sermon series, “Christmas in the Movies.” Join us to watch the film before each Sunday.

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