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Learning Cohort: Catalyzing Campus Impact

Tue 02.09.21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST

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If you lead a campus ministry at UW-Madison, you probably can’t remember a more challenging year to reach and serve students. Crises have multiplied, and our pandemicprescribed isolation has magnified our need for one another. Yet our work continues. 


Join us in a learning cohort and community experience to connect with other campus ministry leaders, add to your personal toolkit, and gain traction in building the next generation of student leaders. We have set this cohort up for members to make meaningful, impactful connections and discover ways to work alongside one another for God’s good purposes in our community and campus.  


We are grateful for the generous support of the Madison Christian Giving Fund to launch this learning cohort. 


We will focus on three areas and seek to (1) glean fresh ministry approaches for emerging adults, (2) cultivate our own spiritual life, and (3) explore possibilities for racial reconciliation employing a Christian worldview. Three books will guide our discussions: 


Generation Z Unfiltered: Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population 

by Tim Elmore (Poet Gardener, 2019) 


How to Fight Racism 

by Jemar Tisby (Zondervan, 2021)  


The Deeply Formed Life: Five Transformative Values to Root Us in the Way of Jesus 

by Rich Villodas (WaterBrook, 2020)  

Who is this Cohort for?  

This learning cohort is for professional campus ministry staff, pastors, lay leaders, and volunteers who are working to serve the next generation of emerging adults (ages 18-25). Participants will receive free books (outlined above) for the program and a stipend of $120 for the semester. All accepted participants are required to attend all meetings to receive the full stipend.  

Cohort Capacity 

8 participants. Registration will close when full. 

Meeting Dates and Time

This learning cohort will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM by Zoom. Participants are expected to attend all six meetings.  


Tuesday, February 9 — The Deeply Formed Life (Chapters 1-5) 

Tuesday, February 23 — The Deeply Formed Life (Chapters 6-10)  

Tuesday, March 9 — Generation Z Unfiltered (Chapters 1-13) 

Tuesday, March 23 — Generation Z Unfiltered (Chapters 1425 

Tuesday, April 13 — How to Fight Racism (Chapters 1-7)  

Tuesday, April 27 — How to Fight Racism (Chapter 8-Conclusion 

Cohort Leader 

Daniel Johnson serves as the Director of Technology and Campus Ministry Engagement at Upper House and has over 18 years of campus ministry experience. He is passionate about equipping the next generation to experience full, integrated lives of faith.  




Tue 02.09.21
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST
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