Welcome To GCF

Whether you are a Christian looking to connect to community here at Duke or a new student who’d like to make some friends:



Upcoming Events:

Nov. 21st GCF Dinner

Join us for our large group gathering. We start with dinner at 6 pm as usual in the chapel basement kitchen followed by worship and a time of prayer and reflection.


Graduate Christian Fellowship

Welcome to GCF’s home page.

Our hope is to be a community of support and encouragement for those who are seeking to bring together faith in Christ and a calling to the academy.  Come walk out this journey with us!  And if you are not a Christian, we welcome you to “check things out” in a safe and understanding circle of friends.

Large Group Meetings

This semester our dinner meetings will be Sept. 5, 12, 19, Oct. 3, 18, Nov. 7, 21   Mark your calendars! These evenings are the main times we can all gather together.

We meet Friday nights for dinner followed by some great worship time and speaker.  These large group meetings usually take place in the Duke Chapel basement, unless otherwise notified.  The dinners are typically home-cooked and provided by volunteers in the Chapel basement kitchen.  If you can donate $5 to help pay for supplies, great, but come eat regardless and bring your friends and family — kids are welcome!  

For more details on our large group meetings and other activities, check out the events page. A few summaries of past events can also be found in the blog.  

Getting Involved

Want to get more involved with GCF?  Stop by the Get Involved page for info on cooking for Large Group dinner, sharing your testimony, joining the worship team, starting or joining a service project, and more!

Weekly Small Groups

We have ongoing small group Bible studies and discussion groups; check the small group page and watch the listserv for details about topics and meeting times. You can also follow us on Facebook for the latest news about service projects, lectures, and social events!