Welcome to RUF at Western Washington University! We are a community of students seeking to grow in relationship with Christ, be formed in community and serve all of creation. We do this through Christian activities (Large Group worship, Bible studies, retreats etc.), and social events (shared meals, hikes, movie nights, etc.). Whatever you're background, we would love for you to join us!


Large Group

every Wednesday at 7pm 

in Viking Union 565

Bible Study

Tuesdays at 7:00pm

in Viking Union 462A

Girls Bible Study

Thursdays at 7:30pm

North Campus 

(contact Norah.Harvey@ruf.org)

Guys Bible Study

Thursdays at 7:00pm 

in VU 462A

Additional Resources

In addition to weekly Bible studies, we host a retreat each quarter and have weekly social events. You can email us or follow along at our social media accounts.

Listen to Sermons

Nathaniel Thompson

Nathaniel grew up in Washington and went to Inglemoor High School and UW. RUF at UW had a huge impact on Nathaniel and started him on the path to becoming a minister. Nathaniel and his wife Suzy both graduated from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis and served a church in Kailua, Hawaii from 2010-2016. In 2016 the Thompsons moved to Bellingham to start RUF at Western. They brought with them their three energetic children, Iain (2010), Addie (2012) and Owen (2015).

Norah Harvey

Norah Harvey was born in New York and raised in rural Pennsylvania. She graduated from Millersville University with a B.A. in Music. It was during her time at Millersville that she began to know and love God through her experiences at RUF. After interning with RUF for two years she decided stick around and go on staff in one of her favorite places, Bellingham, Washington. When Norah isn't curled up with a good book, she loves to go on train rides and eat good food.