Welcome to RVAXA!

If you are new here and would like to get plugged in, click here!

About Us

RVA Chi Alpha is a community of students from universities and colleges in Richmond seeking God together. We want to be defined by this simple statement:

Love God. Love People. Pass it on.

We come from lots of different backgrounds, but the common desire is to love, know, and serve Jesus Christ. Wherever you may be on your spiritual journey — skeptical, questioning, new believer, or long-time follower of Christ — you are welcome here.

Check out our Facebook and Instagram to stay updated with what’s going on in our ministry.


Take a look below at what’s coming up on Chi Alpha’s calendar.

Every Week:

  • Prayer. There’s something powerful that happens when we intentionally invite Jesus into our daily routine to pray for our campuses. We will resume our regular prayer time together in the Fall Semester. Check back later for more information.
  • Small GroupsThis is the heart & soul of Chi Alpha. We will continue to meet as small groups online over the summer. If you would like to get connected with one, fill out this form here.
  • Wednesday Night Live (WNL). Every Wednesday during the Fall and Spring Semesters at 7pm. This is where Chi Alpha gathers to worship Jesus, grow in faith, and have fun.

Upcoming Events

  • Summer XA | Wednesdays at 7pm
    Join us every Wednesday this summer on Zoom for a time of connecting with each other, worship, a short teaching, and discussion in break out groups. Zoom Link Here.

Small Groups

Why join a small group? A small group is where community happens. A small group is where you will find guys and girls who will become brothers and sisters to you and, together, you will journey together in discovering who Jesus is.

Each small group will look different, but one thing you can count on is having an encounter with Jesus with people your age who are looking to know Jesus just as much.

*Our regular small group meetings will pick back up in the Fall. In the meantime, jump in to an online summer small group by filling out the connect form.

Guys Small Groups

James & Craig

Mondays at 7pm
spanojl@mymail.vcu.edu (James)


Mondays at 7pm


Tuesdays at 7pm

King, Isaiah & Jacob

Thursdays at 7pm
martinkl8@mymail.vcu.edu (King)

Marcus & Semaj

Thursday’s at 7pm
Virginia Union
floydma@vcu.edu (Marcus)

Ladies Small Groups


Mondays at 7pm

Audrey & Madi

Tuesdays at 7pm
achelci1@gmail.com (Audrey)

Arline & Keila

Thursdays at 6:30pm
gomezag@vcu.edu (Arline)

Zoe & Alisha

Tuesdays at 7pm
azpoush@gmail.com (Zoe)

Mary, Lilli & Sam

Thursdays at 7pm
leitchmary0@gmail.com (Mary)


Thursdays at 6:30pm

Gabzy, Kendall & Skylar

Mondays at 7pm
gabrielle@therinkers.com (Gabzy)

Mallory & Joi

Thursdays at 7:30pm
martinml5@mymail.vcu.edu (Mallory)

Lois, Allyson & Jessie

Fridays at 5pm
Chi Alpha International
akinolals@vcu.edu (Lois)

Arjene & Jasmine

Virginia Union
Tuesdays at 7pm
arjene.k.wilson@gmail.com (Arjene)

Wednesday Night Live

Wednesdays, 7pm
Online Until Further Notice

We, as RVA Chi Alpha, gather together every Wednesdays to worship Jesus, grow in faith, and have fun!

A typical WNL includes some sort of icebreaker to connect with each other, a time of worship with songs, a message shared by a staff member, guest speaker, or student, and a time of prayer.

In every part of the service, the aim is to learn more about who Jesus is and be challenged to grow. WNL is a fun time of being together as a family, so bring someone with you!

Staff Team

Mike and Jen Godzwa


Mike and Jen have more than 40 years of campus ministry experience between them. They love working together and hanging out with their 3 boys, Sam, Levi & Nate.

Marcus Floyd

Missionary Associate

Born and raised in Chesterfield County, Virginia, Marcus graduated from VCU with a degree in health physical education and exercise science, with a minor in psychology. In his spare time, Marcus likes to go on long distance runs outdoors in nature, learning random facts, and discovering new music.

Allyson Holmstedt

Missionary Associate

Allyson and her husband, Nick, moved to Richmond in 2016 to complete her campus ministry internship. Allyson joined the staff team to specialize in XAi, and Nick works at CoStar as a programmer.  On the weekends, they love spending time with their puppies, Lyza and Sally, and playing board games with friends.

Hannah Palma

Missionary Associate

Hannah graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Business Information Technology in 2016. Though she graduated as a Hokie she will always feel at home in Richmond. She loves jamming out to music, enjoys a good meal, and loves a good cup of coffee.

Jasmine Yanez

Missionary Associate

Jasmine graduated from VCU with a degree in health, physical education and exercise science in 2016. Her favorite parts of living in the city are the coffee shops, sunsets and thrift stores.  She loves to laugh and you will find her making handmade crafts, hanging out with kids,  and learning about different cultures.

Jessie Mack

Missionary Associate

Jessie was born and raised in Northern Virginia but moved to Richmond in 2014. Jessie graduated from VCU with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. She loves baking, petting all the dogs she can, and exploring the city.

Faith Hopkins

Campus Missionary in Training (CMIT)

Faith graduated from VCU with a degree in Psychology. She grew up in rural northern Virginia but has always adored the city and loves living in Richmond. She loves flowers, antique stores, and her dogs: Chester, Lester, Sylvester, and Esther.

Noah Clarke

Campus Missionary in Training (CMIT)

Noah graduated from VCU in spring of 2019 with a bachelors in psychology. He likes playing video games with friends, loves a good meal, and is always down to grab coffee and go record shopping.

Moises Davidson

Campus Missionary in Training (CMIT)

Moises graduated from George Mason with a degree in Communication. He was born in Panama and raised in Northern Va. During college Moises developed a passion for spreading the gospel to college students. Leading him to move to Richmond to complete the Chi Alpha internship. He enjoys playing volleyball and tennis, watching Marvel movies and reading.

Ashton Colbert

Campus Missionary in Training (CMIT)

Ashton was born and raised in Chester, VA but officially moved into the city earlier this year. She graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Psychology. In her spare time she loves watching Disney movies, The Office, writing, petting dogs and finding four leave clovers.