our work

At Pace, most of our events are student-led. That means students design the event, publicize it, and host it. Interested in getting involved in any of the below events? Have an idea for an event or program that will build commmunity at VCU? Fill out the form below to get started.

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summer of listening 

We ask Pace Community members how the death of George Floyd has impacted their lives. 

summer of missions

Mission and listening opportunities to complete alone, with a small group, or with your church.

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community cafe

Community Cafe is a weekly, $1 lunch and social hour. Diverse, cultural dishes are made by VCU students for all members of the VCU community.


community conversations

Students share their diverse experiences in this theme-based conversational series. each student is encouraged to learn about the experiences of others as they navigate topics such as mental health, voter advocacy, and racial discrimination.

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bible study

Students reflect on the intersection of what’s going on in the world, their story, and God’s story. Each Wednesday we will read and discuss a short scripture passage. 


open mic night

Students tell their story through music, poetry, dance, or spoken word. They share their experiences and passions with an encouraging group of peers.

Servant Leadership Institute

The VCU Community uses asset-based community development principles to identify their gifts and the gifts of others in order to build community on VCU's campus and with local Richmond community partners.




 A 10 week course where students explore mindfulness techniques from the Christian tradition to find peace, balance, focus, and well-being in the midst of the everyday pressures of college life.

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multicultural thanksgiving

Students from all backgrounds prepare and share a communal Thanksgiving meal featuring cuisines from their cultures.


Lunch church

Come for Church, stay for Lunch. Our service includes music, prayer, a sermon, and communion. Reflect on the Word over our free, homemade lunch, provided by local Methodist Churches. Are you a church looking to get involved? Click on the link below to find out how you can help.

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Our Servant Leadership Institute students are discovering ways VCU is building community during the COVID-19 era. See what they've created by clicking the link below. 

get involved

Are you a student interested in leading an event? Fill out the form below to get started.



PO Box 5161

Richmond, VA 23220

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700 W. Franklin St.

Richmond, VA 23220

PHONE: 804-658-4064

EMAIL: info@thepacecenter.com