The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Facts & figures: ELCA campus ministries

Campus ministries across the ELCA:

• Have 3,800 students at weekly worship.

• Contacted more than 25,000 students before and during fall 2008.

• Performed 70 baptisms, 31 of which were adults.

• See more than 2,200 participating in Christian education and faithdevelopment.

• Have nearly 5,000 studentsinvolved in service opportunities.

• Nurture future leaders (currently 232 campus ministry graduates are enrolled in seminaries; an additional 219 are in the candidacy process; 143 volunteer with Lutheran Volunteer Corps, AmeriCorps or the Peace Corps; and another 2,400 provide leadership in ELCA congregations and synods).


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