Higher Education and Campus Ministry
The Southwest Texas Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry (BHECM) invites you to be a part of campus ministry and share ideas for serving United Methodist college and university students.
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Vines and Branches Conexión Ministry
The Vines and Branches Conexión Ministry helps congregations
Foster ideas on how to keep in contact with your college students and emphasize college and campus ministries by sharing this color brochure with those interested in young people.
- Remember to keep in touch with students away at higher education
- Give their students a chance to connect with a new faith community
- Help the student become familiar with the opportunity of being a part of a Campus Ministry while away at school
VINE & BRANCHES COLLEGE CONEXION
CHARGE CONFERENCE FORMS
& INFORMATIONAL BROCHURE
Southwest Texas Conference Scholarships
The Board offers annual scholarships to United Methodist students, and invites you to give
generously to the United Methodist Student Day Offering, or to Conference Advance Special #2017,
to fund these scholarships.
SWTC MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS
UNITED METHODIST STUDENT DAY
Is God calling you into Ordained Ministry?
For steps into Licensed and Ordained Ministry follow the link.
Francis Asbury Award
The Francis Asbury Award is a non‑monetary award to recognize and encourage support of higher education ministries within The United Methodist Church. The award will offer recognition to individuals who have made a significant contribution to fostering the church's ministries in higher education at the local, district, or annual conference level of the church.
GBHEM Scholarships and Loans
Outreach to United Methodist college and university students occurs in a variety of ways. Your
conference campus ministries excel at offering them Christ. The SWTX Conference Board of
Higher Education and Campus Ministry encourages you to continue staying in touch with all
United Methodist students while supporting these campus ministries. You are invited to visit
each campus ministry unit. May God continue to bless our campus ministries and their students.
CAMPUS MINISTRY OF SOUTHWEST TEXAS CONFERENCE UMC FACEBOOK PAGE
Cooperative Ministry in Higher Education - St Philip's Campus Ministry
St. Philip's CollegeWelcome to the ecumenical, eclectic, and exciting campus ministry at St. Philip’s College! Although this junior college is a commuter college and is formally an Episcopal school, the Campus Ministry is ecumenical. Campus Minister Olga Samples Davis invites you to engage your mind and spirit through a variety of activities and campus ministry groups.
San Antonio, Texas
Huston-Tillotson University Campus Ministry
Austin, TexasHuston-Tillotson University is the oldest institution of higher education in Austin, having been founded in 1875. It is the only United Methodist-related university within the bounds of the Southwest Texas Conference. H-T currently enrolls nearly 600 students from many ethnic backgrounds. The campus ministry offers Christian principles in an academic setting.
San Antonio United Methodist Campus Ministry
San Antonio CollegeSan Antonio United Methodist Campus Ministry provides a network for Christian ministry and leadership development among college students in the San Antonio area, with an active ministerial presence through registered student organizations at San Antonio College, UTSA (1604 and Downtown) and at Trinity University, institutions with a combined enrollment of over 50,000.
University of Texas at San Antonio, Loop 1604 & Downtown Campuses
San Antonio, Texas
United Campus Ministry Corpus Christi
Del Mar College and Texas A&M Corpus ChristiUnited Campus Ministry of Corpus Christi (UCMCC) exists to provide an ecumenical witness of its denominational partners to the students, faculty and staffs of TAMCC and DMC. UCMCC serves as a liaison between local churches in the Coastal Bend area and the campuses of Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Del Mar College.
Corpus Christi, Texas
United Campus Ministry Victoria
Victoria College and University of Houston, VictoriaUnited Campus Ministry of Victoria (UCM V) serves Victoria College and The University of Houston, Victoria. These institutions serve a regional area covering 100 miles of the Coastal Bend. UCM V provides a spiritual connection to a wide range of college students.
United Campus Ministry Wesley
Texas State UniversityThe United Campus Ministry-Wesley was established on the campus at Southwest Texas State University as an ecumenical campus ministry in 1956. “UCM-Wesley,” formerly known as the Campus Christian Community, became a Wesley Foundation in 2008. The university, recently renamed Texas State University, has an enrollment of over 25,000 students, many of whom commute. UCM-Wesley serves students through a host of programs.
San Marcos, Texas
United Methodist Campus Ministry - Rio Grande Valley
University of Texas Pan American and South Texas CollegeThe United Methodist Campus Ministry of the Rio Grande Valley (UMCM RGV) offers ministry to two campuses, University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, and South Texas College in McAllen. Serving more than 14,000 students at UTPA, and more than 18,000 at STCC, the UMCM RGV hosts a wide variety of programming. UMCM RGV is conveniently located just across the street from UTPA.
Edinburg and McAllen, Texas
Wesley Campus Ministries
Angelo State UniversityWesley Campus Ministries (WCM ASU) is a new ministry of the United Methodist Church and the San Angelo District of The United Methodist Church. WCM ASU is committed to creating a Christian home away from home, where students come to grow in faith, become spiritual leaders and show Christ’s compassion in our world. Angelo State University has an enrollment of 6,155.
San Angelo, Texas
Texas Lutheran University Excitement abounds among students at Wesley Foundation - Texas Lutheran University (WF-TLU)! We’re one of the newest emerging campus ministries in the SWTX Conference. We’ve taken mission trips with students from two universities. We’re excited about future trips with another Wesley Foundation. We still consider our group to be in its infancy and look forward to regular Bible study, service projects, and mission trips.
Wesley Foundation United Methodist Campus Ministry
University of Texas
The vision of the Wesley Foundation is to be a community engaging in vital Christian ministry to students, faculty and staff at the University of Texas and all Austin area institutions of higher education with the purpose of building up generations of Christians who lead and serve. The university has an enrollment of 50,000 students living both on campus and in off-campus student housing.