In 2001, Dreamworks produced Shrek, a computer-animated anti-fairy tale that has established itself as highly quotable must-have for any DVD collection. Now, I don’t have a problem with Shrek as a stroke of comedic genius or with Shrek as a cynical, sarcastic, but soft-hearted ogre. I certainly don’t have a problem with the celebration of inner beauty that is the main theme of the movie. I have watched it a number of times(and am coming back around to it with my kids), always delighting in that little quip that I missed before, always having my heart warmed by the story, but always feeling a little dissatisfied when the credits roll.
The 2014 CO Annual Report is now available online! Click on the link below to view the report. Content includes campus updates from UST, UNWSP, BU, SCSU, and U of M. Updates regarding CO Sheffield, Matt Reagan's blog, the CO Resource team, CO finances, STP, TCP and CCP are also included. Check it out!
give.cominneapolis.org is now live! -- Please follow these instructions to setup giving to a COM Staff Member
Our giving system is changing
What's the change?
We are switching over to a new giving system on June 5th. Therefore, all supporters who give online via eCheck or a credit/debit card will need to re-establish their giving profile and schedule on the new system starting June 5th.
What do we need from you?
You do not need to do anything until June 5th...
I’ve been an intern for Campus Outreach off and on for about a year and a half. As one season of interning winds down, I find myself wishing I could stay and I end up asking for more internship opportunities. It’s joyful to know that the work done in the office is helping the gospel go forth. The cherry on top is that I get to work with the resource team, comprised of truly wonderful people.
The last blog I wrote was about this year’s CCP team. I spelled out the what, where, when(ish), and why.
But what about the who?
It’s time to introduce the 2014 CCP team!
CCP stands for “Cross Cultural Project.” Every year, CO Minneapolis sends a small team of students and CO staff overseas for part of the summer. For the past few years, the location has been India. The teams would spend time building relationships and sharing the gospel with college students on a campus in New Delhi. Last year, there was an additional team sent to Lebanon to explore potentially expanding Campus Outreach to a college campus in Beirut.
There are only eleven weeks left until the start of the Summer Training Project.
Before we know it, those of us who are Project-bound will be standing on the beach in Garden City, South Carolina, watching the sun set on another sultry day in the south.
Did you catch that?
A few weeks back, Matt Bradner and Julia Bradner talked to the CO staff team about family and marriage. In addition to personal benefits the individuals gained from attending the training, the staff was able to use the talk to foster healthy team dynamics among themselves.