Maine Christian Association: Campus Ministry at the University of Maine
January 09, 2013
Kate Nicol, Campus Minister
Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473
The Maine Christian Association has been serving the University of Maine since World War II. Based at the Wilson Center, the mission of the Maine Christian Association is to provide an ongoing progressive campus ministry for the University of Maine community, through worship, study and service. An intentionally ecumenical, interdenominational student ministry, the Maine Christian Association is committed to creating an atmosphere of respect, tolerance, and spiritual support, which celebrates human diversity, works for social justice and offers opportunities for spiritual growth. The campus minister’s responsibilities include leading weekly dinner and discussion, providing counseling for students, staff, faculty, and administrators, visiting local churches, offering worship, and connecting with other religious groups on campus. This campus ministry’s focus is on the three c’s: Connecting with God, Crossing boundaries, and Caring for others.