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  • Welcome to UM Collegiate Ministry’s Blog

    We hope that this blog will be a real and tangible way for Chaplains, Campus Ministers, and others who work with college students to be able to interact, learn, connect, and collaborate with other collegiate ministry professionals. More info at http://www.gbhem.org/CampMin
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Prepare 2013 Training Event

Prepare 2013: a mentor-based UM Collegiate Training Event June 26-29

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Justin Halbersma’s Talk at NEXT 2012

Rev. Justin shares his passion for young people and their role in the Church and in the world. He challenges students to take the lead in beginning conversations with church leaders–including urging STUDENTS to save their money and INVITE local church leaders and friends out for a meal or coffee.

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Pastor Rudy Rasmus preaching at NEXT

They started with just 9 members in 1992 and the church has grown to over 9000 members with around 1/3rd of the members who are or were formerly homeless.

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Gungor to play at NEXT

Gungor: “The live shows aren’t simply the places that we market the songs that we previously recorded; they are the places of connection from the music to real human faces, joy and pain. It is abstraction moving to connection.”

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Imagine What’s NEXT: Nov. 9-11, 2012 St. Louis, MO

Imagine What’s NEXT is a new collegiate student event that will challenge and inspire United Methodist college students to consider and plan the next faithful steps for their vocations, their communities, the church, and the world.

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GBHEM Higher Education Night at GC2012

Higher Education Night with The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church celebrating all the diversity and goodness of GBHEM and the United Methodist Church. http://www.gbhem.org “A passion for excellence in higher education and in ministry has always been a part of our Wesleyan heritage. Since its earliest days, our … Continue reading

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VIDEO: UMCollegiate at General Conference

a few quick updates from UM Collegiate Ministers abt the role of college students and young adults at General Conference 2012. Thanks to Revs. Rob Rynders, Theon Johnson III, Eduardo Bousson, Alissa Bertsch Johnson, and David Goolsby.

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Collegiate Ministry in the Ukraine: student testimony

a student testimony from United Methodist Collegiate Ministry in the Ukraine (submitted by intern Nick Haigler)

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Video: A New Day is Dawning

A video sharing our vision of UM Collegiate Ministry!

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Spark 12: helping to change the world one idea at a time

Spark12 seeks to make an intentional investment into particular ideas–whether a passionate person or a team–not just tackling a small idea, but an idea that in a very real sense could change a community–and also the world…

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