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A CARING COMMUNITY PASSIONATE ABOUT CONNECTING PEOPLE TO JESUS CHRIST

ABOUT US

ABOUT 
CRU

Welcome to Cru. We are so happy you stopped by! Let's get right to it. 

Cru exists to see lives changed by helping people find and follow Jesus. It is an inter-denominational Christian ministry that began in 1951. Today it's a global movement of God impacting over 190 countries. Here at Texas State, our vision is to win (introduce) students and faculty to Jesus Christ, build them up in their faith, and send them out to change the world. 

GET INVOLVED

GET INVOLVED

If you are looking for a place to get connected and grow in your faith, you have come to the right place. Here are some of the areas in which you can connect with our movement at Texas State!

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FAMILY TIMES

Come have a home-made meal with us once a week! Family times provide the opportunity to connect with other students and build meaningful relationships! Be prepared to share some laughs, tasty food, good company, and most importantly- Family!

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DISCIPLESHIP GROUPS

Don't go through college alone! Join a discipleship group of 2-3 college students who will walk through life with you and encourage you to grow in your faith.

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THURSDAY NIGHTS

Join us on Thursdays as we come together to celebrate what God is doing on campus and in our lives. You will have opportunities to grow in your faith and build community

our weekly meeting

EVENTS

free dinner

sort of like a bible study + more!

UPCOMING
EVENTS

SUMMER 2023

SUMMER CRU

Summer 2023

San Marcos, Texas

May, June, and July

Staying in San Marcos this Summer??? Then join us for Summer Cru SMTX. We will gather together as a community for the summer. We will have fun, hang out, and most importantly grow together in knowing God more. Don't spend your summer alone in San Marcos. Join us! Please contact amy.austria@cru.org for more info.

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FALL 2023

PANCAKE BRUNCH

Wednesday August 16, 2023

Calvary Chapel of the Springs

9:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a FREE pancake brunch with custom pancakes, sausage, orange juice, and milk. Meet other freshmen, play some games, and win some prizes!

Did we mention that it is all you can eat pancakes? 

(walking distance from campus | across from the small HEB)

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CRU @ LBJSC TAKEOVER

Thursday August 17, 2023

LBJ Student Center

5pm - 10pm

Hey Freshmen, come join us at the LBJSC TAKEOVER where we will have games and prizes!

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SPIKEFEST

Join us for the 5th annual Spikefest. Come and compete in a tournament-style showdown in spike ball, volleyball, and kan jam. FREE food!

VOLLEYBALL

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SPIKEBALL

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KAN JAM

Friday, September 1, 2023

Sewell Park

6pm - 9pm

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FALL GETAWAY

September 29 - October 1, 2023

H. E. Butts Foundation Camp

$49 if you sign up by Sept. 15

$70 after Sept. 15.

Join 250 other college students from Texas State and UTSA in the beautiful Texas hill country for a weekend (October 7- 9) where you will be challenged to go deeper in your relationship with God and enjoy time to connect with new friends.

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THURSDAY NIGHTS: Converge

Thursday, January 19, 2023 (Welcome Back Party)

Thursday, January  26, 2023 (Kickoff Meeting)

Thursday, February 2, 2023 

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Thursday, April 6, 2023 

Thursday, April 20, 2023 (Senior Night)

Calvary Chapel of the Springs

310 W Hutchison

San Marcos, TX 78666

7pm

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Converge is our monthly meeting held on the first Thursday of each month. This is a great time to connect, experience community, and discuss significant topics related to following Christ and making Him know. Here you will find opportunities to be encouraged, equipped, and engage in your relationship with God.

THURSDAY NIGHTS: Journey Groups