ECM at ASU

Episcopal Campus Ministry in Tempe, AZ

Episcopal Campus Ministry in Tempe, AZ

Who we are

Episcopal Campus Ministries at ASU welcomes you into an open and affirming climate of:
Wisdom,
Prayer,
and Mindful Action
            to serve the deepest needs of the ASU community.

We follow the Way of life Jesus taught to his disciples,
the way of Sacrificial Love,
the way of Simplicity and Peace,
the way of Justice-seeking Harmony
with God, with the world, and with the human family.
 

We listen deep within ourselves for the Voice
that only we can sing,
our true Vocation,
Spirit's breath blowing through our individual lives
for the common good.

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The Chaplain

Chad Sundin

Chaplain Chad Sundin

The Reverend Chad Sundin, OSBCn is the chaplain for Chaplain for Episcopal Campus Ministries at ASU in Tempe and also serves as the Vicar of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Parish at the corner of College and Broadway, which hosts ECM at ASU.

Fr. Chad is a Benedictine canon and the founder and Prior of the Community of St. Mary of the Annunciation, a religious community open to women and men, laity and clergy, single and married people in the Diocese of Arizona. The contemplative nature of Benedictine spirituality, with its focus on prayer and hospitality, is infused into Chad’s ministries as Chaplain and Vicar

Read More about Chad here.

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What do we do?

Sundays

At St. Augustine Tempe (1735 South College Avenue)

8:00 AM 
Rite I - service of the Holy Eucharist

A spoken liturgy using our Church's most traditional setting for the Sacrament of Holy Communion

10:30 AM 
Rite II - service of the Holy Eucharist

A traditional and innovative musical liturgy often featuring students as musicians, readers, acolytes, and more

5:00 PM 
The Village

On Sunday evenings, students and young adults gather for a meal and contemplative Scripture study at St. A’s. We conclude with Compline. Sometimes fun stuff happens afterwards too!

 

During the week

Wednesdays: 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Campus Conversations

Fr. Chad and/or Julie Carson will be on campus near the MU for lunch and conversation with anyone who cares to join in. Bring your lunch over and enjoy some time talking to people who listen.

Wednesdays: 6:00 PM
Dinner at the Sundins’

An open invitation to have a place at the Sundin family table on Wednesday evenings. After dinner, if you stick around long enough, you can also join the family in praying Compline. Please RSVP to csundin@asu.edu or text 480-242-3861 each week, if you plan to be there!

Thursdays: 12:00 PM
Faculty & Staff Scripture Study

All faculty and staff are invited to meet at Danforth Chapel and to join in a reflective study of each Sunday's Gospel reading and a brief time of prayer. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Retreats

Retreats replenish the mind and soul, like a spa but for your spirit, a reconnection with your spirituality with a side of fun and laughter

Learn more about our retreats!

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Mission

A ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, we nourish the souls of students and young adults by cultivating a community of wisdom, prayer, sacrament, and mindful action to support minds and hearts full of wonder.

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