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5 Rhythms of Online Ministry

Getting your ministry online doesn't have to be daunting.

We’ve established 5 rhythms of ministry and are providing training for how all can be done online.

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Last Updated: May 29, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, May 29 7:00PM CDT |  Jazzy Johnson

Join InterVarsity's National Online Large Group as we hear about Making Community.

Last Updated: May 28, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Monday, May 11 2:00PM CDT |  Stephanie Cheung & Andrew Philip

Where is Jesus when I’m home during COVID-19? Join us as we share our stories, create space to process life at home right now, and receive some practical invitations to try in this season.

Last Updated: May 27, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Tuesday, July 14 7:00PM CDT |  The Alumni Department

Join recent graduates from around the country in a time to help you make your transition to the next phase in life. 

Session 2: Tuesday 7/14 – God in the Mundane: Faithfulness in ordinary things

Last Updated: May 27, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Tuesday, September 8 7:00PM CDT |  The Alumni Department

Join recent graduates from around the country in a time to help you make your transition to the next phase in life. 

Session 4: Tuesday 9/8 – Faith, Work and Justice

Last Updated: May 27, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Tuesday, June 9 7:00PM CDT |  The Alumni Department

Join recent graduates from around the country in a time to help you make your transition to the next phase in life.

Session 1: Tuesday 6/9 – How God Uses Transitions to Speak to Us
Last Updated: May 27, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Tuesday, August 11 7:00PM CDT |  The Alumni Department

Join recent graduates from around the country in a time to help you make your transition to the next phase in life.

Session 3: Tuesday 8/11 – Seeking & Finding Community

Last Updated: May 26, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Monday, May 18 3:00PM CDT |  Abner Ramos and Rigoberto Sanchez

How do you make space for others to lead? We'll give students and staff the tools they need to develop in their coaching skills in order to invite others to lead, too.

Last Updated: May 26, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Thursday, May 28 7:00PM CDT |  Athletes InterVarsity

Join Athletes InterVarsity’s first national online gathering for college athletes.

Last Updated: May 26, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, April 17 12:00PM CDT |  Bob Trube and Jonathan Dodson

How will our character be shaped through this crisis and what role may the Beatitudes and other scriptures play.

Last Updated: May 26, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Wednesday, May 27 7:00PM CDT |  Tony Gatewood

Black college students are gathering weekly to dig deep into God’s word in the book of Matthew.

Last Updated: May 26, 2020 |   Type: Article

In just a few weeks, everything changed. Hopes that we would soon return to normal quickly faded as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world. Christian leaders have been forced to deal with the loss of in-person gatherings, devastating financial hits, and the heightened anxiety of facing a future with no clear understanding of what it may look like. What does ministry require now?

Last Updated: May 25, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, May 22 7:00PM CDT |  Doug Schaupp

Join InterVarsity's National Online Large Group as we explore the topic: You Are God's Masterpiece.

Last Updated: May 22, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Monday, June 8 4:00PM CDT |  The Evangelism Department

Combining your hobby with honesty forms a bridge to the gospel online. Students like you are using their hobbies to do online outreach. Come learn how!

Last Updated: May 22, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Monday, June 1 4:00PM CDT |  The Evangelism Department

Combining your hobby with honesty forms a bridge to the gospel online. Students like you are using their hobbies to do online outreach. Come learn how!

Last Updated: May 21, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Wednesday, April 15 1:00PM CDT |  Greg Jao & James Craig hosting Jame Choung

Join InterVarsity’s James Choung as he shares about doing ministry effectively to iGens, teaching them to be resilient in the midst of cultural pressures.

Last Updated: May 19, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Thursday, May 28 3:00PM CDT |  Amy Liu, HC Yang, and Arul Karunanidhi

Community is needed more than ever in this time of disruption, and Asian Americans, by honoring our communal gifts, are well-positioned to refresh the old models of planting to reach new communities.

Last Updated: May 18, 2020 |   Type: Article
Christina Quintanilla
Through the example of a marginal Samaritan, Jesus displays a transformative love that sees and responds to the wounds of our neighbors with the covenantal love of God. The profound message is that Jesus urges his followers to extend sacrificial love to every neighbor, despite theological, political, or socio-ethnic differences.
Last Updated: May 18, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, June 5 7:00PM CDT |  John Teter

Join InterVarsity's National Online Large Group as we hear about Sharing is Caring.

Last Updated: May 15, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, May 8 7:00PM CDT |  Serene Neddenriep (InterVarsity Planting and The Revival Council)
Join InterVarsity's National Online Large Group as we hear from Serene Neddenriep teach on Joy in a Time of Grief.
Last Updated: May 15, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Greg Jao (InterVarsity/USA)
"Where else should the people of God be than running to the paint rather than running away from it?" - Greg Jao
Last Updated: May 14, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
ANDREA LAMA

This has been a crazy season and balancing work and kids hasn’t helped. Join parents around InterVarsity as we remember that our kids are a blessing to us and our ministry.

Last Updated: May 12, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
DIANA COLLYMORE

One of the communities most vulnerable to Covid-19 are the populations of women and men in jails and prisons across the USA.

Last Updated: May 8, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Thursday, May 14 2:00PM CDT |  Arul Karunanidhi and Felicia Tran

Are you currently home with family who don’t share or know about your faith in Jesus? Come hear from others on the same journey and consider how Jesus may invite us to respond.

Last Updated: May 7, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Hear from Brad Everett talk about how we can find hope in a time of despair.
Last Updated: May 6, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, April 3 7:00PM CDT |  Sarah Breuel (Director, Revive Europe)

Watch April 3rd's impactful InterVarsity LIVE event with speaker Sarah Breuel and worship from the Urbana 18 worship team.

Last Updated: May 6, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, May 15 7:00PM CDT |  Grace Kwak and Emmanuel Ambane

International students and alumni, staff and volunteers, we invite you to join in the ISM National Gathering with speaker Lisa Espineli Chinn as we discuss Joy in the Midst of Grief. 

Last Updated: May 5, 2020 |   Type: Article

The full 5 Rhythms of Online Ministry packaged in one space

Last Updated: May 5, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, May 1 7:00PM CDT |  Sharon Cohn Wu (International Justice Mission)
Hear from Sharon Cohn from International Justice Mission teach on loving in a time of social distance.
Last Updated: April 30, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Friday, March 27 7:00PM CDT |  James Choung (InterVarsity/USA VP, Strategy and Innovation)

What a great night. Watch a recap, get the tunes, and see resources shared in InterVarsity's first National Large Group.

Last Updated: April 30, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Abner Ramos

Is it possible to thrive spiritually in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Last Updated: April 29, 2020 |   Type: Gathering
Event Date: Wednesday, April 29 7:00PM CDT |  Tony Gatewood

Black college students are gathering weekly to dig deep into God’s word in the book of Matthew.

Last Updated: April 27, 2020 |   Type: Webinar

Learn how to contextualize the Gospel with our new Online Ministry Tool: Ignite!

Last Updated: April 27, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Alice Atkins and David de Leon

Come join us in this introduction to exploring Asian American identity and history.

Last Updated: April 27, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Serene Neddenriep & Shelly Scott
Last Updated: April 26, 2020 |   Type: Article

COVID-19 has come bringing death and disruption into our world. As we wonder how to feel our feelings and be resilient in a new normal, it helps to look to people who have gone before us into seasons of trouble. This series of Bible studies are excerpts of letter from the first parents of Christian faith to communities of new Christians. 

Last Updated: April 24, 2020 |   Type: Article

Shed your pajamas pants for theme calls!

Last Updated: April 24, 2020 |   Type: Article

Sitting all day is bad for you! Here are some fun ideas for getting up and moving together.

Last Updated: April 24, 2020 |   Type: Article

There are a number of games you can play online together

Last Updated: April 24, 2020 |   Type: Article

When you're in online calls, structured activities seem to work better - but how can you make structure fun? Try the Hot Seat game adapted for online meetings!

Last Updated: April 24, 2020 |   Type: Article

Sometimes you just want to relax with a movie together. You have a few options!

Last Updated: April 24, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Dave Paladino & Sabrina Chan

Many students have been preparing for a future that no longer exists or has changed significantly.

Last Updated: April 24, 2020 |   Type: Article

If you find yourself with extra time, or even if you don't; spending an extended period of time with the Lord in Retreat can help soothe anxiety and restore your soul.

Last Updated: April 23, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
DIANA COLLYMORE

Engage with the stories of pastors seeking to care for their congregations after the dramatic shift in cultural norms.

Last Updated: April 22, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Wednesday, April 8 2:00PM CDT |  Doug Schaupp and Jamie Ladipo

Join us as we learn how to contextualize the Gospel with our new Online Ministry Tool: Ignite! We'll be kicking off a weekly Learning Community for staff, students and pastors who want to keep growing in their ministry and creating best practices for coaching Ignite.

 

Last Updated: April 22, 2020 |   Type: Other
Event Date: Tuesday, April 21 7:00PM CDT |  Bob Trube

A fun evening (with online hors d'oeuvre recipes sent out) to meet other Emerging Scholars members, and learn how Emerging Scholars and GFM can help your grad school bound students.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Jenny Klouse

This webinar will give you tools to minister to individuals, your chapter, and yourself as many of us process grief and trauma around COVID-19's impact on our lives and relationships.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Shawn Young and Eric Rafferty

What does planting ministries on new campuses look like now that we can't physically visit new places and meet new people?

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
JOSH HARPER AND TAMI CHIPECO

Modern science has shown that being in nature has the benefits of reducing stress and anxiety, boosting our immunity, and catalyzing creativity.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Barnabas Lin, Sarah Akutagawa and Brandi Miller

This webinar will be a facilitated dialogue that aims to provide Asian American/Asian students, faculty, and staff language to better understand our community’s pain as it collides with internal cultural messages, the model minority myth, and "woke culture."

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Other

Want more coaching for implementing the 5 Rhythms? InterVarsity leaders in online ministry and in collaborative tools like Teams are offering recurring coaching hours throughout the week. 

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Extended alone time is hard to find in our world. Use this unique opportunity to be with the Lord.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

The spiritual discipline of lament enables us to go to God honestly, and helps our hearts and minds be ready to hear and receive. Use this resource to learn more about lament and for an activity on how to write your own lament.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Looking to move your ministry online? Dave Paladino & Anna Lee-Winans give support and coaching as you transition your ministry online.

 

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Start here to get Zoom, our recommended video conferencing platform, for online campus ministry.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Our prayer is that in this time while we're physically distant, we can still gather together to draw closer to Jesus and his vision of what it means for us to be a Flourishing Community. Try this 7-week Bible study with a group online!

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

God loves to turn national crises into gospel opportunities. Many feel out of control and are more open to Jesus. Students and faculty can continue being missional by hosting a GIG: Groups Investing God.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

In every season, and in every trial, God calls us to continue worshipping him. How can we worship while we are at home?

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Now more than ever, it's time to keep the group texts and Instagram stories rolling. Learn about different apps you can use to keep building community.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Jackbox.TV is one way to get connected with others while we are physically distancing. 

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Right now, we have a unique opportunity to be Jesus to the most vulnerable - the elderly, the immunosuppressed, and the financially-stricken

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Using technology like Google Maps and the EveryCampus site, you can locate campuses in need of prayer and pray for a campus next door or even thousands of miles away!

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article
Jason Gaboury

Jason Gaboury, current InterVarsity Regional Director for New York/New Jersey, recently shared some initial reflections on spiritual disciplines to practice during this pandemic. 

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

While many faculty are pros at distance learning, many are facing what feels like an impossible task. How can we support faculty on campus?

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article
Kerry Weber

It can be difficult to find the right words to bring before God during this time of pandemic. A written prayer that we can follow both individually and in a large group gathering can be helpful. 

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

International students are experiencing a unique time - as students are told to "go home", many cannot leave and have no home to go to. Use this 4-week guide by International Student Ministry to serve your students, including a discussion on COVID-19.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

More information is coming soon, but for now, get started with our Quickstart guide to online prayer ministry.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

In times of crisis, many questions are being asked about how God interacts with the COVID-19 pandemic. How can we still reach people? Can we still do justice? In the 5th Rhythm of Online ministry, we answer those questions.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Use the Encountering Jesus series during these crazy times to learn what the Bible has to say about: worry, fear, isolation, and more. 

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Article

Check out these tips, tricks, and best practices to get the most out of your online meeting, bible study, or prayer group!

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Podcast

Continuing the conversation with Dr. Ellane Park, Dr. Park shares her process in the personal and professional front of the COVID-19 crisis.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Podcast

Leah Stewart's first choice was to be on campus with her students at Sacramento State and Cosumnes River College. What would she do now?

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Podcast

Dr. Ellane Park, PhD tells a powerful story of how the campus community came together to host a mini-graduation for seniors after the news of in-person classes being cancelled and being moved to online learning for the rest of semester.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 |   Type: Podcast

Host Steve Tamayo asks soon-to-be father and InterVarsity staff Andy Kim how he's dealing with the disruption of COVID-19.

Last Updated: April 17, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Event Date: Wednesday, April 8 11:00AM CDT |  Scott Hall and Kate Denson

Join Scott Hall as he leads a tour of the process and execution of collaborating with the Justice Program team to lead 300 staff students and donors in a five day Virtual Justice Program experience.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Steve Tamayo and Sabrina Chan

In this season of global pandemic, incidents of xenophobia feel particularly painful.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
SARA KWON & JEFF LIOU

Together we will process experiences of racism targeting Asian communities in America.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Jamie Ladipo

Our new national large group meeting, "InterVarsity Live!" is connecting us in powerful ways!

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Ryan Lospaluto

Ryan will download his multiple years of experience in training this topic in GAPS to equip anyone to do good transition interviews, even online!

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Angelo Blancaflor and Heather Wilson

Want to lead an interactive Bible study online?

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Eric Rafferty

Help students & faculty see other people (and their needs) through God's eyes.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Doug Schaupp and Jamie Ladipo

All are welcome to join our evangelism tool training using our new “Lightbulb” 5 step process.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Steve Tamayo and Diana Collymore

We don't get to choose whether or not we experience dissonance, but we can influence how we respond.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar

Moving large groups online has been easier than anticipated!

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Bethany Blankespoor and Tom Sharp

Study Abroad regularly leads Spiritual Pilgrimages in sacred places like Ireland and Italy.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Dave Paladino and Jamie Ladipo

Join Jamie and Dave as they help you move your in-person ministry to running online.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar

Use the Encountering Jesus series during these crazy times to learn what the Bible has to say about: worry, fear, isolation, and more. 

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar

Jamie Lapido and Dave Paladino share how to have great online leaders meetings.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Andy Kim

As ministry is increasingly moving online in the midst of COVID-19, we’re going to be hosting a LOT of video calls.

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Nader Sahyouni

This seminar will explore scriptural prayer models that support the main treatments psychotherapists use for anxiety. 

Last Updated: April 15, 2020 |   Type: Webinar
Steve Tamayo and Jennifer Aguirre

How can you be healthy with all this time at home?