Students find a place in campus ministry

The Wesley Foundation at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville is much more than a convenient place to grab a free Wi-Fi signal, watch Netflix or enjoy a hot cappuccino. “What I’ve heard students say is it’s become a home away from home for them,” said the Rev. Tim Kobler, campus minister.

Thousands of students are finding “a home away from home” this fall at 520 United Methodist collegiate ministries across the United States. “Through our United Methodist education connection, students like those at UTK are finding support and guidance at a critical time in their lives,” said Gerald D. Lord, an executive of the Division of Higher Education, United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

Filled with difficult transitions, college can be a challenging time for even the most prepared students. United Methodist college ministers counsel students through tough situations, including homesickness, choosing a major and navigating confusing spiritual questions.

Read more at umc.org.

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