by Brent Kilman This has been the most difficult year for most of us in many ways. We've endured concern about wars and rumors of wars, and viruses and pandemics. We've been isolated from family and friends for extended periods of time, some have been sick, or treated ill family members, or lost loved ones… Continue reading 2020 in Review – Rowan
Not just surviving, but thriving!! As the year comes to a close and we reflect back on this semester, we are in awe of how the LORD was at work. In light of the pandemic restrictions, the realistic goal was to survive this semester and yet we ended up thriving! The frustration and loneliness students… Continue reading Fall Reflections from IUP
Reaping Where We Have Not Sown “…I reap where I have not sown and gather where I scattered no seed…” – Matt 25:26 “A man once gave a great banquet and invited many. And at the time for the banquet he sent his servant to say to those who had been invited, ‘Come, for everything… Continue reading Pandemic Ministry: WVU
The Gathering at the Graduate in State College It was a great week! We prayed, we sang, we studied the Bible, we discussed ministry, we ate, we enjoyed being together. Most of the RUF campus ministers in the Mid-Atlantic came to State College from Monday to Thursday for our December Staff Retreat. A few judged it not… Continue reading Staff Training, December 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has had enormous impacts on college campuses throughout the United States. Students have had to navigate most of the semester over Zoom. Students are feeling lonely and isolated. Anxiety and depression are affecting students now more than ever. The Barnets and students after church at Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Newark, DE For these… Continue reading And Just Like That, The Semester is Almost Over!
Michael Goodlin, Campus Minister at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA writes: "A senior leader who has been a part of the ministry since his freshman year, was shocked. In the midst of isolation, separation, and meetings over Zoom, he described how the Holy Spirit worked to illuminate the passage and watched as the LORD applied… Continue reading Fall Outreach IS Happening – Praise God with Us!
Enjoy this GIF of the growth of RUF by our Midwest Area Coordinator, Michael Gordon!
2020 HAS BEEN A WILD RIDE TO SAY THE LEAST! So far we have survived a pandemic, riots, an economic collapse, school closures, the cancellation of everything, masks, church closures and virtual worship and so much more. 2020 is not at all what I imagined it would be, but through it all I always believed… Continue reading Encouragement from Delaware State
In campuses across the nation, students have returned to class in some form. Some are in person, some are hybrid, and many are fully online as universities continue to make adjustments. As the fall classes begin in earnest, we are reminded that God has been faithful this past year, is faithful today, and will be… Continue reading Reflection, Update, and Vision
As the new guy coming into RUF, I was both excited and eager to learn as much as I could from this staff retreat. I was thankful to have gleaned a lot from our training discussions, especially considering how COVID-19 will impact ministry for a lot of us. There were many things that were insightful, but it… Continue reading Staff Training Reflection – Joey Barnet