ELCA GrantMaker

Dear Campus Ministry Colleagues, As most of you know, the ELCA has initiated a new grant application system for all groups that receive annual grants directly from the churchwide organization. Any campus ministry agency that receives an annual campus ministry grant directly from the churchwide organization will need to apply for their 2019 annual grant according to the instructions in document …

Youth and Young Adult Grants

Below is a link to the instructions for new grants now available through the ELCA Campaign. These grants are available for new youth, young adult, and campus ministry projects.  Take a look! YYA Campaign Grant Announcement – September 2018

2018 – 2019 Regional Spotlight Info

In October 2018, the LuMin Lantern will resume featuring stories from campus ministry sites in one region of the ELCA each month.  We will work our way around the country, learning about what our colleagues are up to, hearing about some programs at local sites, and some of the ways our diverse and creative community is serving God as well …

2018 LuMin Conference Schedule and More

The Hello Friends! We hope this email finds you well as summer nears and we grow closer to gathering in Portland, Oregon. Please take a look at the schedule for the conference as well as some readings and suggestions from our speakers if you would like to get ahead of the game. The following are requests from the conference planning team to …

Tuesday Soup

Minot State University, Minot, Minnesota – By Paige Dolan, Vocational Intern and final year student When you hear the words Tuesday Soup you might have an idea of what that could be in your head. But for students at Minot State they might have a different idea then what you thought of. Lutheran Campus Ministry has had the pleasure of serving …

ELCA Youth Gathering – Building: Homes, Relationships, Connections

At the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas, Lutheran Campus Ministry Network (LuMin) is partnering with Lutheran Disaster Response (LDR) to provide a unique opportunity for youth to help build the walls of two houses that will provide homes for two families in the Houston area after the Gathering is over. Youth work with college and university students connected …

LCM Huddles

Kate Reuer-Welton, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St Paul, MN We had a weird fall at LCM-Twin Cities. So many students coming to worship, and none of them doing anything else.  It defied everything I knew, and had come to expect, from my experience with college students.  I still have many theories about why, but we regrouped for the …

Student Nominees for International AIDS Conference

AN INVITATION FOR A CAMPUS MINISTRY STUDENT TO ATTEND THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE IN AMSTERDAM JUNE 21-27, 2018 Applications due by April 7 Held every two years, the International AIDS Conference (IAC) gathers individuals who are involved in addressing HIV and AIDS, providing extensive opportunities for learning, sharing, and networking.  This year’s conference will be held in Amsterdam from July 23- 27, 2018 with …