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Campus Ministry

UU Campus Ministry

Unitarian Universalists (UUs) value higher education and know our active inclusive faith speaks to the needs and questions of many college and university students. Supporting students means meeting them right where they are: on campus. So we have UU ministries at 60 campuses across the United States doing interfaith work, leading worship and small group discussions, sharing meals and hosting campus-wide events.

Everybody wins

Students who were raised UU and miss their home faith communities need us. Students who have never heard of Unitarian Universalism and are striving to make meaning of our world need us. Higher education, which is increasingly aware of the positive benefits of interfaith work and spiritual involvement on campuses, also desperately needs us. And we UUs need the energy and ideas of students in our movement.

We celebrate our differences

Unitarian Universalist students are diverse!  We work to end racism and oppression in our society and to make our communities inclusive for folks of all gender identities, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities and abilities. UUs come from many cultures and class backgrounds, and we bring many spiritual practices and beliefs to our communities.

How to get involved

Connect

Find a campus ministry near you; like Campus UUs on Facebook or join a group for UU students or a group for UU campus ministry leaders; read our blog Blue Boat, connect via Twitter or listserv.

Create

You can start a UU group at your school or a campus near you! Contact ya-cm [at] uua [dot] org for resources and support, put your group on the HubMap, get a campus ministry kit, and look into the possibilities of small group ministry.

Learn

See why campuses need Unitarian Universalism, read up on successful campus ministries, find out how campus ministry fits into the journey from youth to young adult, and learn how your congregation can engage with nearby campuses!

For more information contact ya-cm@uua.org.

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