Oasis is a non-profit based in Savannah, Georgia founded for the benefit of freshmen and transfer students attending college in the Savannah and Low Country area. Oasis is a 3-day retreat in January for incoming students that desires to connect each of them to other students, local churches, and ministries that will provide a source of lasting community and fellowship, built on the foundation of Jesus Christ and the truth of the gospel.
“The Lord will guide you always;
he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land
and will strengthen your frame.
You will be like a well-watered garden,
like a spring whose waters never fail.”
– Isaiah 58:11
Oasis seeks to introduce incoming students to Christ-centered community that proclaims and lives out the gospel boldly in Savannah and the Low Country through engagement with churches and ministries in the Savannah and Low Country area. Oasis encourages students to be bold in their faith and in the proclamation of the gospel as they enter college.
Empower all students to pursue a personal relationship with Christ throughout college
Encourage incoming students to be firmly rooted in the Word of God and unwavering in their working for God’s glory
Enable incoming students to effectively bear fruit on campus in a variety of mission fields
Equip incoming students to serve, to love and to share the gospel boldly with friends and classmates
Connect students to local churches and campus ministries, in order to further help them grow in their relationship with Christ through increased knowledge, community, and discipleship.
Create an environment for freshmen to form lasting friendships with other Christ-following first-year students and upperclassmen
Unite the body of Christ in Savannah, GA, as campus ministries and local churches gather with the mission of getting every student connected to Christ-centered community
Spark a revival in the culture on SCAD, Savannah State, and Georgia Southern campuses, setting God as the foundation of every student’s calling for their life- Glorify God in every aspect of its existence