First Chi Alpha group starts on the Campus of Missouri State University (formerly Southwest Missouri State University) by J. Calvin Holsinger.
First Chi Alpha house opens at the University of California-Berkeley
First regional SALT (Student Activist Leadership Training) held in Waxahachie, Texas
First ICM (Institute of Campus Missions)
• The District Chi Alpha Directors conference is converted to a general Campus Ministers Conference (CMC).
• The "San Antonio Seven" - Dave Gable, Dennis Gaylor, Herschel Rosser, Harv Herman Jr., Dave Argue, Jim Hall and Brady Bobbink - meet to develop the 4-fold philosophy of Chi Alpha: Being a community of worship, fellowship, discipleship and witness
• First Chi Alpha internship implemented at Western Washington University - Greg Smith, first intern.
Dennis Gaylor serves as National Chi Alpha Director
International Student Ministry begins.
• National Campus Missionary in Training program organizes.
• The nature of Chi Alpha as a campus mission is affirmed by the Executive Presbytery
• Chi Alpha Campus Ministries Department was formed in the Division of Home Missions (now Assemblies of God U.S. Missions).
• First Christian International Student Conference
• New 5-fold mission statement and vision introduced adding "prayer"
• Chi Alpha's mission is - Being a community of worship, fellowship, discipleship, witness, and prayer
• Chi Alpha's vision is "to reconcile Students to Christ, and transform the University, the Marketplace and the World"
• First Student Institute of Campus Ministry (SICM) at Western Washington University
The World Missions Summit 1
Launched Chi Alpha 2010 a five year strategic plan focused on redefining Chi Alpha’s core values, vision and mission, as well as, pioneering new groups, increasing missionary support, energizing spiritual empowerment, & adding fulltime Area and District Directors
The World Missions Summit 2
• Renames CMC (Campus Missions Conference) - records largest Chi Alpha staff attendance ever
• Initiates the Mentership on line learning community as a compliment to the CMIT program
• Launched Chi Alpha 2015 a five year strategic plan focused on Branding, Diversity, post college Network, Resources, Systems, and post high school Transitions
• Chi Alpha organized on 275 campuses in the USA involving 25,000 students.
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