On Aug. 1, Grambling State welcomed its new campus minister, the Rev. C. DeWayne Hollins, M.Div., who will be the executive director of the Wesley Foundation Serving GSU Campus Ministry.
Not only has he been recognized as a dedicated hard working pastor, he also is known for making a difference in several communities.
Some of his most recent accomplishments include receiving a $50,000 grant from Walmart for his outreach ministry, which feeds over 200 needy families a month.
The Rev. Hollins, a Bastrop native, has been married 15 years to wife Natasha. The father of four daughters, one son and three grandchildren began ministry at 21 years old, serving as a youth pastor. Then later , he began pastoring at age 27.
Hollins now serves as senior pastor of New Mount Mariah Missionary Baptist of Longview, Texas.
Not only does he like helping the less fortunate, he also has a heart for God’s children and offers an after-school tutorial program that serves over 100 students a day.
Hollins plan for United Campus Ministry is to bring outreach to Grambling. His goal is to help students find Christ and grow deeper in the word of God and create a positive organization that students can be a part of. Not only does he want to be an influence on students spiritually, he also would like to be an outlet for student who need support to overcome or help with problems that many students may face during their college career.
Over 150 students have already signed up to be a part of United Campus Ministry. Activities are available for students Monday through Saturday for an opportunity for students to network fellowship and get in the word. On Monday Nights, United Campus Ministry offer an Hour of Power Study in the Library room 236 for a time Nights at 6 pm for a time of teaching, a time of small group community, gathering around refreshments. Tuesday Night Vesper Service Word Outpouring through Worship is where the student body and community come together for one purpose and that’s to glorify God. Service began at 7, where you can come together for worship and a teaching each week in unity. Wednesday Night Connection Groups among Peers, where students connect amongst each other. Followed by Thursday Academic/Career Institute & Big Brothers/Big Sisters. A connection group targeted towards youth. Friday Night Movie Time a time for fellowship and Saturday Night Live Worship Experience @ 7pm on Saturdays.
For more information please feel free to stop by the A. C. Lewis Memorial Library Room 236 to introduce yourself to the Rev. C. DeWayne Hollins, M.Div. and become a part of what United Campus Ministry is doing.