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Summer Nights on The Porch — for College Students

Tue 06.13.23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

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Are you a current (or incoming!) college student who plans to be in Madison this summer? Looking to connect to Christian community this summer?

Students! Join us for a fun community experience providing real, bracing spiritual content. Blackhawk CAM and Upper House are co-hosting this gathering each Tuesday night in June. We will enjoy food, fellowship, worship, and teaching, focusing on transformative spiritual practices to build a flourishing life with Jesus Christ. Bring your Madison friends! Fill whatever gap you feel as campus ministries go on hiatus. Enjoy this new summer offering at Upper House!


To register for the event, text the word SUMMER to the number (844) 526-0885 to register and get reminders for our Tuesday evening gatherings.


Here’s what you might expect to experience each Tuesday night—

6:30-7:00 PM — Significant Snacks and Fellowship

7:00-7:20 PM — Welcome and Worship

7:20-7:40 PM — Teaching by a Local Pastor

7:40-8:00 PM — Q&A


Lynne Benik

Lynne Benik is the Associate Director of College-Age Ministry & Internships at Blackhawk Church. A Madison native, Lynne also has a degree in Sociology and Human Services from Edgewood College.

Michael Knapstad

Michael Knapstad is the Pastor of College-Age Ministry & Internships at Blackhawk Church and has led the ministry there since 2018. Prior to joining Blackhawk Church, Michael was the College and Young Adult Director at Menlo Church in Silicon Valley. He holds a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary and a B.A., in Music from Whitworth University.

Abbie Sawczak

Abbie Sawczak is the lead pastor of New Culture Church and is also the campus pastor for Chi Alpha Campus Ministries at UW-Madison. She graduated with a Pastoral Studies degree from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN.


Tue 06.13.23
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
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Upper House
365 East Campus Mall, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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