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  • SB FCA Spotlight: UCSB Volunteers, Lucas and Hannah Rowely

     New to Santa Barbara and newly married, Lucas and Hannah initially reached out to the FCA staff to see how they could get more involved. After we heard their heart for college students, we plugged them in at UCSB and they have come to every meeting since. We sit down with this awesome couple to hear their heart for Jesus and why they spend their time investing through FCA.   Read More...

  • God All Around Us- College Students Get Baptized

       On October 25th nine college students from Westmont and Pepperdine got baptized in the Pacific Ocean. After the baptisms had concluded, God parted the clouds right where his children had publicly displayed their faith in him. He is constant, in control, and loves when we show mighty acts of faith.   Read More...

  • FCA's Total Athlete Challenge: College Camp Recap

      In year one of FCA's Total Athlete Challenge, 52 collegiate athletes gathered at UCLA for a weekend to grow physically and spiritually. Double workouts pushed these athletes to the limit and worship, teaching and small group time stretched every ounce of their spiritual muscle. Five athletes accepted Jesus as their savior for the very first time and eight athletes rededicated their lives to Him.  Athletes from Westmont (photo on the right) and UCSB joined in the action and had this t...  Read More...

  • FCA Beach Volleyball Camp

      Santa Barbara FCA hosted its first local camp in nearly eight years at West Beach for junior high and high school volleyball athletes athletes. These campers were taught, pushed and loved on by FCA Volleyball interns from across the country. FCA Volleyball is a sports-specific ministry that operates out of Huntington Beach, CA.  Each FCAV intern currently plays collegiate volleyball and has a heart to see young people won to Christ through sport.   Read More...

  • UCSB Students Commit Their Lives To Christ!

       UCSB FCA closed out the year this May as FCA College Staff, Kristin Stockfisch, gave an invitation to the students to accept Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. Some made the commitment to follow Jesus for the very first time and some made a faith-filled commitment to be 'all in' with the Lord as they rededicated their lives. God has done great things at UCSB this year.   Read More...

  • Westmont FCA's Last Meeting on the Beach

      Westmont FCA concluded their year playing wiffle ball, volleyball and spike ball at Summerland beach on April 19th. As the sun began to set, students shared with each other highlights of the year. One freshman shared, that the FCA Bible he received from seniors on his team (FCA leaders) was the best Christmas present he's ever gotten.   Read More...

  • FCA SPOTLIGHT: UCSB Baseball's Dalton Kelly

       Meet Dalton Kelly, UCSB Baseball first basemen and FCA leader. Dalton is originally from Redding, CA and is getting married to his high school sweetheart this summer. Though temporarily injured, Dalton is leading the 7th ranked Gauchos in home runs this season.   Read More...

  • SB FCA JANUARY SPOTLIGHT: DANIEL CARLIN

      Meet Westmont Basketball Senior Center, Daniel Carlin. Daniel is 6'9" loves tattoos and landed in Santa Barbara from Evanston Park, Australia. He is studying History and getting married this summer!   Read More...

  • Welcome Our New Intern: Andrea Ward

    Get to know our college intern, Andrea Ward.  Andrea grew up in the Bay Area   Read More...

  • UCSB FCA Celebrates

      UCSB FCA Leaders gathered at the Stockfisch house to celebrate all God has done on campus in only a few months. While breaking bread together, each leader shared a highlight of the year. While many highlights came from God moments experienced in the big group meetings on Monday nights, a few shared that the deep family-like friendships these leaders have formed with each other was the best part of this journey so far.   Read More...

  • UCSB Back in Action

    UCSB Gathers weekly at FCA  It has been seven years since FCA has met on UCSB's campus, but starting this fall God gathered a group of leaders   Read More...