This year marks the 100th Anniversary of Lutheran Campus Ministry @UIOWA.

 If you would like to donate to our "100" Campaign-
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Mission Statement

The mission of Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa is to provide a safe and welcoming space for students and other individuals associated with the University of Iowa. We aim to support individuals in transition, educate leaders, and mentor young adults to integrate faith and life. Our goal is to equip young adults for witness, service, and mission.    

Pastor Sarah Goettsch

Pastor Sarah Goettsch
On February 18 of 2016, Pastor Sarah Goettsch was installed as the permanent pastor of Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Pastor Sarah was the interim pastor at LCM for about a year and a half. Prior to her tenure at LCM, Pastor Sarah spent 14 years at Faith Lutheran Church in Calamus, Iowa. Pastor Sarah lives in North Liberty with her husband Doug and her three wonderful (and rambunctious) boys.   

LCM Student Board

Beginning in the Fall of 2019, LCM will transition to a board of 5 student leaders.

Social Media Officer: Emma Sherlock
Administrative Officer: Neva Adams
Outreach and Fundraising Officer: Emily Parker
Student Inreach Officer: Maggy Hovden
University Relation Officer: Maeve Bittle 

LCM Council

The governing board of LCM consists of a minimum of 9 people from local congregations to act as the liaison between the campus ministry and the Southeastern Iowa Synod of the ELCA.

President: Bob Spenner
Vice President: David Venzke
Treasurer: Gordon Epping 
Secretary: Julie Miller
Members: Greg Spragle, Kay Scheetz, Eric Klein, Deb DuBois, Dan Kolander