Prepare 2013 Training Event

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


“Identifying Your Mission Field” w/ Creighton Alexander

Creighton on knowing your context: “[chaplains and campus ministers] have to become cultural anthropologists and social anthropologists on your campus. You have to find the things that make it tick–it is a unique environment like no other college.”

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

Day 1 Recap & Photos

So, Day 1 of Prepare 2011: A New Chaplain & Campus Minister Training has come to a close. 46 Chaplains & Campus Ministers have come from across the US to Nashville, TN to join in with mentors & staff to learn, collaborate, plan, and build relationships with other ministers who work with college and university … Continue reading