Southeastern Synod Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Campus Ministry in the Southeastern Synod

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 Check out the Southeastern Synod Campus Ministry sites:

Alabama

Gathered by Grace reaches out to young adults and students in the Montgomery and Tuskegee areas.  They meet on Tuesday nights for dinner and dialogue at 6:30 pm at Newk’s 7880 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL and the First Thursday of every month in Tuskegee at 6:30 pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 701 W. Montgomery Rd, Tuskegee AL 36088 and for an online bible study on Sunday’s at 8:00 pm.  Log in: http://Zoom.us/j/250867423. For more information visit  http://Www.gbministry.org or contact Pastor Tiffany Chaney at Pastortiffanychaney@gmail.com or 334-544-0472.

Tennessee

East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN.  Supported by Our Savior Lutheran Church.  The Ministry meets on Monday’s at 8:00 pm in Room 1 on the 3rd floor of the Culp Center.  Cotact Pastor Ed Myers at pastoredmyers@gmail.com or 423-282-2313. 

Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN. Contact Pastor Gretchen Person, Assistant Director of Religious Life at Gretchen.person@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-6172.

University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN.  Tyson House Lutheran Episcopal Campus Ministry is located at 824 Melrose Place, Knoxville, TN.  Join us for dinner and worship each Sunday evening from 6:04 pm - 8:30 pm.  Most Tuesday’s from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Smokey’s Pantry is open.  We focus on services to students, faculty, and staff of our university who can receive groceries and hygiene products.  Contact John Tirro at tysonhouse.chaplain@gmail.com or 865-637-2031.

University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, TN.  Project Canterbury is an Epicopal Lutheran ministry which meets at Christ Church, 663 Douglas St. Chattanooga, TN.  We gather together for a free meal and worship on Thursday nights at 7:37 pm and on Tuesday nights at 5:00 pm we gather to prepare food and go downtown to share it wth the poor and homeless.  For more information visit www.projectcanterbury.org or contact Project Canterbury at info@projectcanterbury.org or 423-451-6882.

Georgia

University of Georgia - Athens, GA.  Supported by Holy Cross Lutheran Church the ministry meets for dinner at 7:00 pm on Sunday evenings and on Tuesday evenings at 8:00 pm for worship at the UGA Presbyterian Center located at 1250 Lumpkin Street.  Contact Pastor Nathan Hilkert at 706-548-3329 or nathan@holycrossathens.com

Georgia Tech University, Agnes Scott College, Georgia State University and Emory University - Atlanta, GA.  Gracehouse, a Lutheran Episcopal Campus Ministry is located at 182 5th Street NW, Atlanta, GA.  Join us for THRIVE on Tuesday nights at 6:03 pm for a free dinner, small group conversations and live music.  Then on Thursdays stop in for free coffee from 1:00 - 6:00 pm.  We worship on Sundays at Redeemer Lutheran at the 9:45 am or 11:00 am services or at All Saints Episcopal at 5:30 pm.  For more information visit www.gracepeople.org or email the team@gracepeople.com.

Atlanta University Center - Atlanta, GA.  AUC Lutheran Campus Ministry serves Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse and the Morehouse School of Medicine, Morris Brown College, Spellman College, and the Interdeomoninational Theological Center (ITC).  You can find out more information about their ministry on the AUC Lutheran Campus Ministry Facebook page or contact Pastor Everett Flanagan at everettflanigan@centeratlanta.org or Malisha Brown at mrbrown@itc.edu.

Kennesaw State University - Kennesaw, GA.  Canterbury Club welcomes all KSU students!  They meet on Sunday evenings from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at St. Catherines’s Episcopal Church, 571 Holt Rd, Marietta, GA and in the Fellowship Hall at First United Lutheran Church located across from campus at 3481 Campus Loop Road, Kennesaw on Tuesdays from 7:00 - 9:00 pm for Coffee and Compline.  Contact Mike Hextell at mhextell@comcast.net or 815-931-0105 about connecting with this ministry.

Mercer University - Macon, GA.  Our Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministry meets on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm for dinner and a bible study at 725 College Street.  Pastor Joseph Shippen hosts a lunch at the University Center on Mondays at 1:00 pm.  You can contact him at jshippen@gmail.com or shippen_jj@mercer.edu.  You can also find more about the ministry on their Facebook and Instagram pages at www.facebook.com/mercercanterbury and www.instagram.com/canterbury_mercer.

 

Starting Something New?

The ELCA Southeastern Synod Campus Ministry has funds set aside for current ministries to start something new or a congregation wanting to start a campus ministry.  Funding to start something new can be sometimes hard to find, let us help.  Maximum Grants amounts are $1,000.

Download the form, fill out the information, and mail to ELCA Southeastern Synod, PO Box 400, Decatur, Georgia 30031 attention Campus Ministry Team c/o Pastor Jill Henning.

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