easter, and its opportunities for college ministry

With students leaving town and campuses often closed on some day or another, can campus ministries even celebrate Easter, or use Easter time strategically? Of course they can. Here are some thoughts from past posts about this week. If you’ve missed some opportunities this year, put them on the calendar …

special celebrations

Last night, our church held an “international potluck,” bringing together many of the international-born members of our congregation (and another couple of hundred American-born folks). It was a great chance to celebrate our church’s growing international population and growing diversity, as well as to encourage those born outside the U.S. …

five ways to approach halloween on campus (a fridea)

This is an old Fridea that hasn’t lost its steam – with a month to prepare… October 31st is “celebrated” differently campus-to-campus, and many schools may not see much when it comes to the nearby weekend or the night of Halloween (this year it’s on a Tuesday, FYI). But other …

supporting the summertime campus

What happens at your campus during the summer? Is it “business as usual,” albeit with a bit smaller attendance? While hundreds or thousands of students might indeed be taking classes this summer, even then there’s a good chance some irregular things are taking place, too – from summer camps to …