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One of the things the Rev. Gini Norris-Lane has come to know at a deeper level in the last month is the importance and power of community.


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.


Words for Waiting: Daily Devotions for Advent and Christmas (2020)

Words for Waiting: Daily Devotions for Advent and Christmas (2020)

In partnership with the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Office of Christian Formation, the UKirk Collegiate Ministries Association is proud to offer another year of Words for Waiting: Daily Devotions for Advent and Christmas. This year’s devotional begins with the first...

Take the #UKirkVotes Pledge

Take the #UKirkVotes Pledge

At this critical moment in our nation's history, and as citizens of both God’s Kin-dom and the United States, we are called again as a people of faith to vote our values as an act of prayer, and thereby play a valuable role in forming a more perfect union for the...

Voting Resources & Curriculum

Voting Resources & Curriculum

Voter Registration & Education Information on voter registration in each state, local election information, and ways to get involved. • NonprofitVOTE • Vote.org • Vote411 • glaad.org * Creating Your Own Public Service Announcement PC(USA) Discussion...

Words for Waiting 2020: Call for Contributors

Words for Waiting 2020: Call for Contributors

UKirk Collegiate Ministries is excited to bring you another year of Words for Waiting: Daily Devotions for Advent & Christmas. In partnership with the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Office of Christian Formation, this resource will again be available as a printable...

Pivot Grant Applications Are Still Open

Pivot Grant Applications Are Still Open

Last Spring semester was full of pivots, and the UKirk Board knows the 2020-2021 school year will hold many more. With that in mind, and due to generous support of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the UKirk Pivot Grant is being offered. These $500 grants are meant to...

UKirk Network Coronavirus Guidelines

UKirk Network Coronavirus Guidelines

The UKirk National Board is keenly aware that as colleges and universities begin this Fall, our network ministries are working to embody their love of God and neighbor by slowing the spread of COVID-19.  At UKirk, living out our faith calls us to love our neighbors....

#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...

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...

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...