GVSU update 2017-2018

Grand Valley State University- Pew Campus  This is a non residential campus. Grand Valley State University's main campus is in Allendale MI, but GVSU has a significant presence in Grand Rapids at the Pew Campus and the Health Sciences complex. Our group here - called "The Garden"- was a collaborative group supported by an intern … Continue reading GVSU update 2017-2018

Interfaith Leadership

Last week I had the opportunity to hear Eboo Patel, founder of the Interfaith Youth Core speak at GVSU. Here are a few highlights of his talk. The United States is the most religiously diverse nation in human history. And the US is the most religiously devout nation in the western world. We, in the … Continue reading Interfaith Leadership

Week Three of the School Year

One of the realities of campus ministry is that the beginning of the fall semester is chaotic- for students, for faculty, for staff and for campus ministry. Parking on a downtown commuter campus is snarled. New students are lost, trying to find class rooms, the library, where to eat lunch. Schedules are still in flux. … Continue reading Week Three of the School Year

The First Week of School

We've just finished the first week of school at Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University. Campus is full of students. Traffic in Grand Rapids is snarled around campus. (Just until everyone figures out where and how to park). Books are bought. Syllabuses have been handed out, … Continue reading The First Week of School

Happy New (Academic) Year

School begins later than usual this year, August 31 but planning begins well before. Stay tuned we have small groups, social events and service projects ready to begin when school starts. If you are a new GRCC student, look for True North at the Raider Rally August 14! You can look on our calendar page … Continue reading Happy New (Academic) Year

Happy New School Year!

Yes in just one week GVSU students return and in two weeks GRCC and Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) students return. Even before school starts True North Campus Ministry and our collaborative partners (Jabez Ministry and CM@GRCC and Kendall Christian Fellowship) are back at work. December 31 we are hosting a New Years … Continue reading Happy New School Year!