Adam Bader's mom scattered "Higher Ground" campus ministry flyers around his room as he prepared to leave for Texas State University, San Marcos. "It was a little obvious," the sophomore says with a grin.
As school started, Sarah Mulholland was "dealing with a lot of things" when she found just half of a Higher Ground brochure in her dorm hallway. "I came to Higher Ground one night, and I sort of wanted to come back," the sophomore says. "So I did, and then I wanted to come back again and again."
Like nine out of 10 ELCA youth who attend college, Bader and Mulholland go to a public university. Both found something important at Higher Ground, the Lutheran-Episcopal campus ministry program at Texas State. For eight weeks last fall the two took part in a pilot run for Windows of Faith, a Lutheran program of faith formation for young adults. The program is intended for use by ELCA campus ministries and congregations.
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