(The Church Must Be Planted)
plantanda"---a cry for mission from the
days of colonial America---is still relevant today
and even more so on a college campus. Like those
colonial immigrants who left behind the established
church of Europe, we leave behind the established
church of our hometowns, and, like those same
colonists, we need to establish our own church here.
The Lutheran Campus Ministry at WVU offers a
building, regular worship, instruction in the faith,
a full-time ordained chaplain, and more, but for the
church to be our church in this time and in this
place, we must reestablish it every year.
The Lutheran Student Movement does just that. We
strive to spread the word, encourage devotion, and
enrich the lives of students in relation to God. To
this end, we support and encourage participation in
the life of the...