Acuff to speak at Career and Calling Week

Acuff to speak at Career and Calling Week

Best-selling financial and Christian author Jon Acuff will be the keynote speaker at University Ministries’ Career and Calling Week next week. Acuff, the author of “Quitter” and “Stuff Christians Like,” will speak four times in three days starting Monday as part of the program co-sponsored by the Office of Career […]

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CRU draws crowd as ministry grows

CRU draws crowd as ministry grows

Four years ago, the members of the Belmont chapter of Campus Crusade for Christ could all fit around a small coffee table. Now, they are lucky if they can all fit in the University Ministries office each Wednesday night. “This could have been a disaster,” said group president Ryan Combs. […]

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Chapel plans reflect Belmont’s Christian mission

Chapel plans reflect Belmont’s Christian mission

The newest blasting ahead on campus will begin the project that will house the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Religion. But when the noise and dust are over and the building opens in 2014, it will also house a serene, two-level chapel. “Most schools build the […]

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UM Harvest Party fires up on Saturday

UM Harvest Party fires up on Saturday

University Ministries invites students, faculty and staff to enjoy the Harvest Party at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 at Winningham Farm. “Not only is the Harvest Party a chance to relax and have fun, this annual fall event, hosted by University Ministries, offers Belmont students an opportunity for genuine […]

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Seeking to serve: six students share year of community

Seeking to serve: six students share year of community

Stop in the front yard at 2002 15th Ave. S. and you’ll see this isn’t just an average house. An assortment of chairs lines the front porch, along with flower pots of all shapes and sizes. Above the front door, the exit sign is one that you might see in […]

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Bridge Builders approved

Bridge Builders approved

The focus of the LGBT group Bridge Builders is shifting from two years of hurdles to get university approval to a future as a student-led, officially affiliated group on Belmont’s campus. Approval came at the end of February following the group’s third application over the past two years. Bridge Builders […]

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To serve,  to learn On ‘immersion trips,’ students get involved in urban, rural cultures

To serve, to learn On ‘immersion trips,’ students get involved in urban, rural cultures

Say the words “Spring Break,” and traditional college students think of sun-drenched beaches, late-night parties, and general “Girls Gone Wild” mayhem. But for the students who participated in University Ministries’ immersion trips, Spring Break was anything but traditional. Belmont students traveled all over the country, to Georgia, New York City, […]

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On third try, Bridge Builders gets official status

On third try, Bridge Builders gets official status

Belmont Bridge Builders was approved Friday afternoon as an official student organization after being denied affiliation two times in the past year. The Office of Student Affairs says the group will be affiliated with University Ministries because it will deal with the relationship between homosexuality and the Christian faith. Bridge […]

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‘Justice and Missions Week’ Oct. 4-8

‘Justice and Missions Week’ Oct. 4-8

University Ministries will host a week-long convocation event titled “Justice and Missions Week” October 4-8. Faith and Development convo will be given. “Justice and Missions Week is a time of intense exploration,” Director of outreach Micah Weedman said. “It’s really a conversation about God, and what God is up to […]

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