b'adult educationCAMPUSMINISTRY ADULT EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES This ministry, its programs, and its energeticChristian Education is a keystone in Christianity, not only for children and youth, but also group of student interns are a fine partfor adults.We have seen that to grow in our faith, we need to walk with others.Jesus set this of the legacy that the good heart of Kimexample with his twelve disciples.At GHTC, we bring adults together to study the Bible, to Reinholz, our departing Assistant Rector,explore how faith influences their lives, and to learn about the many ways Christianity and leaves with us. During the last year, moreother religions influence so many facets of our lives.than 100 VCU students participated in the Blessed BurleighIn one example, a group brought together by Katherine Thomas in the Weekend described by Bethspring of 2021 met on Zoom each week through June for discussions Melcher Davis in her reportabout how Christianity has been represented in the written, visual, and on the Music Ministry.performing arts throughout the centuries.We expect other Christian Every week, Compline,education programs for adults to come together during the coming year.the last service of the day in the Episcopal tradition,Contact: Kyle Bomarkbomar@ghtc.orgmeets on Zoom, and care packages are put togetherThe Lectionary Group: The Reverend Jack Sutor leads a meeting for students during exams. on Sunday Mornings at 9:30 in the parish library for a thoughtful and engaging discussion inspired by the lectionary texts for the morning The ministrys workservices.All are welcome.supported and strengthened the connection betweenContact: Jack Sutormattsdad284@gmail.comVCU and our outreach ministries, such as ourWednesday Zoom Group: This group started as a Bible study, and partnership with PennyAp- recently moved into studying the book, Me and White Supremacy by peal, an international reliefLayla Saad. While the topic has been difficult, we have helped each other and development organi- in the journey of looking at our lives and our perspectives.This book zation dedicated to theclub is organized into sessions of six weeks each, and is open to all at support of communities in need. Throughthe first meeting of each session. We meet by Zoom on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. this partnership, hygiene kits are assembledAnyone interested in joining for the upcoming session is welcome.every week for Red Door. A weekly program called Stories and Lunch was establishedContacts: Beth McClellandin league with Ukirk (Presbyterian) andesmc1234@aol.comPACE(Methodist) campus ministries.Mary Ann BlankenshipTogether, thesegroups shared meals, stories,mablankenship625@gmail.comand community, mirroring the meals that Jesus shared with his disciples. Throughout the year, multiple blood drives have been organized in the parish hall.With Kims departure, Kyle Bomar has been appointed the new GHTC Campus Minister. The growing relationship between GHTC and VCU helps students to get to know each other, to serve the community, to share their talents in creative ways, and to listen for the still small voice of God. We have also begun a partnership with other mainline campus ministers called ToGather that strengthens our efforts across denominational lines. Contact: Kyle Bomarkbomar@ghtc.org ANNUAL REPORT | 7'