Who We Are

Cru in Richmond, VA

We are a movement of students and faculty dedicated to connecting students to Jesus Christ.

Who we are

We call ourselves a movement because we are committed to developing student leaders who influence their classes, dorms, and organizations for the sake of God’s transforming love — so that everyone in Richmond knows someone in Richmond who truly follows Jesus.

Let’s journey together

encountering grace and truth no matter where you are in your spiritual journey

connecting with friends and discussing topics that matter as you know God more

making a difference in your class, dorm, and organization through faithfully following Jesus

seeing God’s power and love in action

Our Story

Our official history goes back to 2014 when the first Cru movement in recent history was established at Virginia Commonwealth University, but for years prior, men and women have been praying for this city and for Cru to be launched here. They were so passionate about seeing the eight different campuses in the Richmond Metro area reached for Jesus and in God’s timing, he has begun to answer those prayers and establish them.

Starting at VCU and then expanding beyond to other schools and movements in the area, we are continually looking for opportunities to follow God and see what He will do as He brings men and women into a relationship with Himself.  We are confident that as students and faculty are reached and eternally impacted, the surrounding areas of the city and the world will be forever changed through the Cru movements in Richmond.