Julia Waters

Hey! My name’s Julia. I’m a FOCUS missionary at Bowling Green State University!

Where I serve

Our Lord has called me to serve college students at Bowling Green State University in Ohio – talons up!

You’ll typically find me hanging out at one of the local coffee shops, cracking jokes with our Chaplin at the Newman Center, at a workout class or spending time with students at my house. I love sharing how the Lord pursued my heart and transformed it during my time in college, and how He continues to draw me into deeper relationship with Him as a FOCUS missionary on campus. Please ask me about it, I would love to chat with you sometime!

My Story

Throughout my time as a student at the University of Iowa, I knew the Lord had placed a desire in my heart to grow in my faith but I had no idea what that meant or looked like. I found myself struggling to allow the Lord into my life until I met a FOCUS missionary who lived her life with Jesus Christ at the very center. Her witness enabled me to encounter God the Father in daily prayer and helped me learn my identity as His beloved daughter. My college experience was completely transformed by coming to know the Lord and what it means to live out of a personal relationship with Him.

As a missionary, my greatest desire is to lead all students to Christ. My life has been, and continues to be, transformed by Jesus. I want nothing more than to bring this joy to others and introduce them to the life-changing message of the Gospel. I am beyond excited to invest in the women, especially sorority women, that the Lord places in my life at BGSU because the salvation of souls is an adventure I am excited to be a witness to!

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” – St. Catherine of Siena 

Some favorite moments from mission so far 🙂


Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I’ve been blessed with the most amazing people who have journeyed with me as I serve on campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I’d be honored to share this mission with you and to have you on my team!

Feel free to reach out to me: (651) 307-5497 ~ [email protected] 

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