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  • Campus Ministry Sunday Worship Resources (link)
  • Lutheran Campus Ministry Video (link)
  • Interested in learning more? (link)
  • Equipping your congregation’s college-aged students to get connected (link)
  • Crossroads Campus Ministry featured on MSUMankato TV! (link)
  • Crossroads Campus Ministry Mankato Bulletin Insert (link)
  • Lutheran Campus Center Winona Bulletin Insert (link)

A great resource has been created to get college students connected with their local campus pastor. It’s called ELCA Lutheran Campus Ministry Student Referral: www.LuMin-Network.org

Contact Information

Lutheran Campus Center of Winona
451 Huff Street
P.O. Box 4
Winona, MN 55987-3276
Email: lcc_winona@hbci.com
Pastor Corrine’s email: pastorcorrine@gmail.com
Website: Lutheran Campus Center of Winona
Office phone: 507-452-8316

Lutheran Campus Ministry- Crossroads
331 Dillon Avenue
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: lcmcrossroads@gmail.com
Website: Lutheran Campus Ministry – Crossroads
Office phone: 507-625-6779

Financial giving to Campus Ministry: 

To support Crossroads in Mankato: To send a gift, you may mail a check, payable to:

LCM-Crossroads
331 Dillon Ave.
Mankato, MN 56001

To make an online donation to Crossroads, please go to givemn.org and search for “Crossroads Campus” Check out the “Contribute” tab on our website for more information about hands-on ways to help. We especially need good cooks!

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To support Lutheran Campus Center of Winona: To send a gift, you may mail a check, payable to:

Lutheran Campus Center or “LCC”
P.O. Box 4
Winona, MN 55987

To make an online donation to the LCC, please go to lccwinona.org and click on the “Support Us” tab, or please visit www.givemn.org and search for “Lutheran Campus Ministry of Winona Inc.”

An Encouraging Story: 

Many times technical colleges are overshadowed when they share a community with a university.  Winona shares itself with three campuses: Winona State University, Saint Mary’s University, and Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.  

The Lutheran Campus Center (LCC) sees itself as a ministry for all three campuses.  This year one of our student leaders hailed from Southeast Tech, which reminded WSU students of their presence and opened awareness for the struggles students face in tech schools.  The LCC also reached out to Southeast Tech by sharing Pickwick coffee, a favorite blend from Mugby’s Junction, the coffee house we share space with.  Campus Pastor Corrine met with students over coffee and offered it to passersby.  Many wondered “what the catch was” when she insisted it was free.  

Some asked if she was a spokesperson for Mugby’s or the “finals guru” leading up to exam week.  Soon students and staff alike recognized the Mugby’s pot and the pastor handing out cups of delicious grace.  They gathered around the pot each time to “catch up” or wonder about faith and life, remembering family stories and sharing dreams.  A simple and seemingly small act became ritual and a way to build relationships with Southeast Tech, a not-forgotten-campus of God’s people. 

Announcements/Resources:

One of the ways you can do this is by using the ELCA’s campus ministry website: http://elcacampusministry.org and its referral page.  Encourage students to visit the campus ministry or congregation where they’ll be a student and check it out!  

If you have students in Mankato, contact lcmcrossroads@gmail.com, and in Winona, contact pastorcorrine@gmail.com.  God’s joy to you as you continue ministering to students!

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