Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

CU: Missions Week starts September 19

By Simon Baker

Campbellsville, KY - Missions Week will occur the week of September 19 at Campbellsville University. Dr. Twyla Hernandez, professor of Christian missions at Campbellsville University, said Missions Week is a week in which the campus focuses on how everyone can be involved in missions locally, nationally and internationally. Missions Week started in 2011 with the 24-hour Prayer Tent for the Nations.

Hernandez said Missions Week provides missions education through different global experiences and highlights opportunities that Campbellsville University has to participate in missions/service trips throughout the upcoming year.

Hernandez began her missions career serving in Argentina and has served in many other countries. Her ministry has focused on Hispanic church planting and being the president of the Hispanic Baptist Bible Institute.

From 1pmET to 3pmET, Monday, September 19, students are invited to participate in a Global Travel Simulation in front of Montgomery Library, 116 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky. This will help students learn about traveling internationally and an international market.

Monday, at 7pmET in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, students are encouraged to come out to learn how to prepare for mission trips in an event known as Missions Moment.

From 11amET to 1pmET, Tuesday, September 20, in front of Montgomery Library, students are welcome to come learn about and sign up for mission trips.

Also, on Tuesday, an event known as the Vine occurs in Ransdell Chapel. The Vine is a Bible study worship session with speakers, music and praising the Lord.

Wednesday, September 21, from 10amET to 11amET Gennady and Mina Podgaisky are missionaries to Ukraine who will speak at Campbellsville's weekly chapel service in Ransdell Chapel. During chapel there will beamETssions Trip Unveiling and a Buckner Shoe Project kickoff.

The Buckner Shoe Project provides new shoes and socks to orphans and vulnerable children in the United States and around the world.

Beginning at 11amET Wednesday, in the Student Activity Center, 106 University Drive, Campbellsville, a 24-Hour Prayer Tent Kickoff occurs. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the prayer tent.

A day trip to eastern Kentucky is scheduled Thursday, September 22. The 24-Hour Prayer Tent continues until 11amET in the Student Activity Center.

A campus retreat is scheduled from Friday, September 23 to Sunday, September 25.

This story was posted on 2022-09-15 11:10:16
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by Linda Waggener and Pen Waggener, PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia Magazine. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.