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.


2011 Baker Award: Rev. Kristin Stoneking

In July 2011 part of the UM Collegiate Ministry team was able to sit down with Rev. Kristin Stoneking Campus Minister and Director of the CA House at the University of California in Davis, CA to talk about the Bishop James C. Baker Scholarship. The CA house is a remarkable residential, intentional, and mutli-faith community … Continue reading

Drew Dyson: the Missional Church w/ Millennials

Drew Dyson: the Missional Church w/ Millennials (excerpt) from UM Collegiate Ministry on Vimeo. This is a video excerpt from “Ministry with Millennials,” a presentation given by Rev. Drew Dyson at the Prepare 2011 Training Event July 17-19, 2011 at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry in Nashville, TN, USA. Dyson is the … Continue reading

Prepare Day 3: Recap + Photos

Tuesday July 19th, the 3rd (& final) day of Prepare, was a great day for the 45+ New UM Chaplains & Campus Ministers gathered to learn, connect, and worship together. The morning began with an intentional time of song & prayer which we call “Living the Good Life.” The morning keynote presentation was “Growing Your … Continue reading

Prepare 2011: Day 2 recap

Whew! So Prepare 2011 has finished up and has been an excellent time of learning, conversation, collaboration, worship, and connection-making among 45+ new chaplains and campus ministers! Counting the mentors and staff for the training there were close to 70 of us gathered together for this 3 day training event, which was held at GBHEM … Continue reading

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 can be found at