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Welcome! MacLaurinCSF is a Christian study center at the University of Minnesota. We exist to strengthen Christian thinking at the University of Minnesota and in Minneapolis-St. Paul.

I AM . . .

A Student

Our student programs give undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to engage richly with Christianity.

UMN Faculty/Staff

Each year, we bring 6-10 distinguished Christian scholars to engage the campus on topics ranging from the sciences to the humanities.

A Community Member/Professional

Each spring, summer, and fall, we host reading groups on Christianity and culture that are open to the public.

A Pastor or Church Leader

We partner with churches throughout the Twin Cities and Minnesota.




Bryan Bademan

Executive Director

Cheri Burkum

Study Center Manager

Martha FritzHuspen

Assistant Program Director

Andrew Hansen

Program Director

Matthew Kaul

Communications Director

Danica Wytcherley

Information Manager





We’re a study center, so we welcome anyone who needs a place to study or just wants to chat, think, or read. We also have a lending library of several thousand volumes that focuses on theology and culture, broadly defined.


1337 Cleveland Ave N, St Paul, MN 55113

Phone: (612) 378-1935


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