Ministry to young people and college students is important and challenging. During the formative years of their lives, the UMC strives to offer a safe and nurturing place for spiritual growth and exploration.
Are you a student going to college and looking for a campus ministry? Here are our current ministries …
Patty Bartscher, Chairperson
We are committed to the following values that will guide action and decisions at all levels of Campus Ministry in the California-Nevada Annual Conference:
To find out more about what the United Methodist Church is doing at the national and international levels, go to the General Board of Higher Education website.
Are you interested in getting involved at the Annual Conference Level? The Board on Higher Education and Campus Ministry (BHECM) interprets and promotes ministries in higher education supported by the general Church and the Annual Conference. The board represents ministry and fiduciary interests of the Annual Conference to local campus ministries and represents local campus ministries to the Annual Conference. Here are some of the things we do …
Grant-making – Each year, the board provides grants to local campus ministries. The non-campus ministers review applications and decide how to distribute funds from the Annual Conference designated for campus ministry.
Scholarship application review and recommendations – Each year, the board reviews and makes recommendations on applications from students for scholarships from the General Board of Higher Education Ministries and a scholarship program for a local community.
Support campus ministers – Be in conversation with, and find ways to support, our local campus ministers and campus ministries.
Liaison between Annual Conference and campus ministry – Submit budgets, and highlight, to the Annual Conference the joys and concerns of campus ministry.
Vision and plan for ways to improve and adapt our campus ministries in the Annual Conference.
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