Michael A. Hoffman, MAR

Campus Minister, Adjunct Faculty - Religion, Student Life Leadership

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Michael A. Hoffman, MAR, is the campus minister and serves as part of the Student Life team. He coordinates the Community of Christ InSpire program, which includes teaching the Missional Ministry and Leadership Practicum, and serve as the advisor to the Council of House Chaplains and the Campus Ministries Associates.


Michael teaches the first-year seminar course Critical Thinking in the Arts and Sciences. He appreciates the opportunity to serve with students in ministry across the spectrum of faiths. 


Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, and completed a Master of Arts in Religion from the Community of Christ Seminary, Graceland University. He has served over 25 years as a full-time minister with Community of Christ with much of his experience in youth and young adult ministry.


“I believe Christianity is on the brink of another great shift expanding our understanding of what ‘church’ might be in the future.”


Serving with students at Graceland allows experimenting with new forms of missional ministry.


Michael identifies as a “yerd” (yearbook nerd) and serve as one of the advisers to the Acacia, the Graceland University yearbook. He enjoys photography, working out and genealogy. He and his wife, Nancy enjoy spending time with their two daughters and their families, including four granddaughters.

Office Location

Memorial Student Center, Rm 25

Mail Location

Memorial Student Center, Rm 25