Disrupted Ministry at UW-Madison during a Global Pandemic | Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson September 20, 2021

In this special episode, Dan Johnson, Director of Technology and Campus Ministry Engagement at Upper House, takes the reins as host as he reports on campus ministries at UW-Madison.

What happened when the global pandemic forced UW-Madison to pause its in-person instruction, suspending all campus ministries in the process? How has the pandemic affected the ministry at UW-Madison?

Dan explores these questions with five campus ministries at UW-Madison. Dan talks with, in order of appearance:

Fr. Eric Nielsen, Pastor and Executive Director at St. Paul’s University Catholic Center
Erica Liu, Pastor and Director of Campus Ministry at Pres House
Jeff Vandenberg, Senior Staff for the Navigators
Jordan Mancl, Senior Staff for Cru
Kesha Wilkinson, State Director for the Impact Movement
These five ministers offer five different stories, perspectives, and reflections. They each reflect on the history of their ministries, March 2020 and the transition to virtual ministry, and what they have learned over the last 18 months. They each also discuss their hope for students at UW-Madison in the coming year.

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