$1,260 Raised for Nothing But Nets at Southwestern College

(from sckans.edu) Fans in Stewart Field House raised $1,260 in donations for the Nothing But Nets campaign at the Southwestern vs. Bethel basketball doubleheader Jan. 12. According to Ashlee Alley, campus minister at Southwestern, Imagine No Malaria is a project of the United Methodist Church to educate and protect those most vulnerable to malaria and help treat those affected by it. “The work of fighting malaria in our little corner of the world has been a team effort:  For the last several years, Bishop Dick Wilke has continued to set the challenge of malaria…continue reading →

SC Students Explore Ministry at Exploration 2011

via Southwestern College news Southwestern College campus minister Ashlee Alley recently accompanied several students to St. Louis to participate in Exploration 2011. Exploration 2011 is an event organized by the United Methodist Church with the goal of bringing younger people to the pulpit. During two days of workshops, prayer, worship, and small-group meetings, the denomination hopes to help some of the 18- to 26-year-olds in attendance determine whether their future career path will lead to a life in the ministry. Southwestern College students attending were Caleb Chua, Jessica Schaal, Molly Komlofske, Heida Raisa,…continue reading →

Kingdom Committee Raises Awareness, Money for Malaria

(from sckans.edu) A spring event at Southwestern College raised funds for malaria awareness. Approximately 50 students participated in the Imagine No Malaria (INM) event organized by the Kingdom Committee of Discipleship Southwestern. Co-chairs were Molly Komlofske and Alicia Ong. The event began with set-up of tents, cardboard boxes, and mosquito netting. “We provided large rolls of tulle for people to make their nets with,” says Komlofske.  “We hung string from tree-to-tree and made clotheslines and provided clothespins for people to use to make their nets. Because of the cool temperatures, we told them…continue reading →