As you may know, University Mennonite Church in State College, PA launched an Anabaptist student ministry for Penn State students called 3rd Way Collective. It is a student ministry focused on Christ-centered peace, justice, and faith. This first year has been an incredible journey attempting the very first Anabaptist campus ministry at a large public state school. We invite you to learn more about it so that you can share it with prospective Penn State students from your congregation and their parents.
By the end of our first school year, 3rd Way Collective created and collaborated in more than 60 different events and weekly meetings involving more than 800 attendees from the Penn State and State College community. Highlights included a service and learning trip to Washington DC with three other campus ministries, hosting and witnessing the moving PeaceMaker Tour event with RAWTools, and concluding the year by joining the annual PA Interfaith Power & Light bicycle trip to Washington D.C. Continue reading