Collegiate Ministries

Pair of books published by WJK Press are awards finalists

Westminster John Knox Press is pleased to announce “Near the Exit: Travels with the Not-So-Grim Reaper” by Lori Erickson and “Unashamed: A Coming-Out Guide for LGBTQ Christians” by Amber Cantorna have been recognized as finalists in the 22nd annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

Presbyterian campus ministry group makes a commitment to Matthew 25

The Presbyterian Campus Ministry at the University of Georgia (UGA) is not new. It’s been around since 1940 and housed in the current space since 1959, which served as a safe space for African American students during the tumultuous 1960s.

Growing our comfort zone

Civility is easy when we’re in our comfort zone, but civility becomes more challenging as we move away from that easy place. But that’s what we need to do — and there’s a way to do it.

UKirk calls a new executive director

The UKirk board of directors has called Rev. Virginia “Gini” Norris-Lane as the executive director and campus ministry advocate for UKirk.

Collegiate ministry network incorporates as independent entity

UKirk, the collegiate ministry network of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is now incorporated as its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. And, as UKirk College Ministries Association Inc., the association is actively searching for a new national executive director.

Stillman College’s Presbyterian roots go back nearly 150 years

The founding of Stillman College toward the end of the 19th century was an act of courage and faith. It was not, however, an action taken without consideration and debate. Stillman College is a historically black liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). During the month of February, residents of the U.S. and Canada celebrate Black History Month.

Go and build kinder, more compassionate communities

Nearly 1,000 college-aged students and their UKirk pastors and leaders began the new year together at the annual College Conference held last month at the Montreat Conference Center in Monreat, N.C.

Working on our blind spots

Catey Gans, a junior studying public health at Furman University in Greenville, S.C., said the 2019 College Conference at Montreat “was all about compassion” and helped students “focus on their blind spots.”