Presbyterian News Service

According to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, “Mental Health & COVID-19,” one in four people aged 18-24 has seriously considered death by suicide in the last 30 days.


The eventual idea to provide Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations with a video worship service for use after Easter this year came to the Rev. Katie Barrett Todd in the playroom of her house, which is just above the garage.


When Jesse Hernandez arrived at Texas State University four years ago, he and a friend began looking for campus ministries.


There are innumerable differences between Morrison Presbyterian Church and UKirk WCU, but one overriding similarity is the sense of loss due to the pandemic.


With church doors closed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Christian Formation has released a five-page document entitled: “Remote Faith Formation …  For the Long Haul.”


Palm Sunday Reflection

Gracious and Loving God, Be with us. Open our hearts and minds By the power of your Holy Spirit That as scripture is read And your word proclaimed We may hear with joy What you say to us today Amen Luke 19:28-40 Common English Bible (CEB)  After Jesus said this, he...

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

THE BASICS “Stations of the Cross” originated in 17th century Catholicism as a way to mark the movements of the last day of Jesus’ earthly life. There are a couple different versions of the original list, and these fourteen stations are adapted from those. Each...

#UKirkOnlineTogether for Holy Week

#UKirkOnlineTogether for Holy Week

Ministry with and to college students has been done for a long time on multiple “platforms,” where college ministers and students simultaneously live out faith in community both in person AND via text, GroupMe, snapchat, Instagram, Zoom, Google hangout, etc….The...

How to Navigate Through a Pandemic

How to Navigate Through a Pandemic

  Dear Network, Whether your Spring Break has been extended, classes have gone online already, your school is still determining what to do, or students have just been told they need to move out of the residence halls or come home from study abroad, it has been a...

Save the Date Mo Ranch

Save the Date Mo Ranch

UKirk National Gathering July 26-29, 2020 Mo-Ranch Presbyterian Assembly “Sharing Our Stories” Thank you for your interest in our UKirk National Gathering, which is for all collegiate ministry practitioners across the country. Our theme, “Sharing Our Stories,” has...

UKirk Giving Tuesday

UKirk Giving Tuesday

In this season of giving, UKirk Collegiate Ministries Association is giving thanks for all the amazing collegiate ministries in our network even as we plan and dream how to support, equip, and encourage collegiate ministries in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and...

Words for Waiting 2019

Words for Waiting 2019

In partnership with the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Office of Christian formation, UKirk Collegiate Ministries Association is proud to offer another year of Words for Waiting: Daily Devotions for Advent. Throughout the season of Advent and continuing to New Year’s...

A Resource for Generous Dialogue about Gun Violence

A Resource for Generous Dialogue about Gun Violence

We worship a God who brings good news to the oppressed. Who binds up the brokenhearted, and who comforts all who mourn. As we go out from this place and into the world, may we be agents of hope speaking into the issue of gun violence through art and politics and story...

A message from UKirk Board

A message from UKirk Board

Dear colleagues in campus ministry: As another academic year nears a close, we would like to share an exciting announcement and some background with you! The UKirk National Board- a group of dedicated volunteers and campus ministry advocates--has been hard at work...