Margaret Yu currently serves as the National Executive Director of Epic Movement (the Asian American ministry of Cru). She has been on staff with the Campus Ministry of Cru since 1985. Since that time, Margaret has served on the campuses of Marquette Univ. in Milwaukee, Univ. of CA in Irvine, Univ. of California in Berkeley, and various colleges in Tashkent, Uzbekistahn. God has called her to various places in missions as well; she has been to Manila, Hong Kong, East Asia, the Former Soviet Union, and Mexico City. Starting 1986, she served as a local campus director for various campuses until 1996. From 1996 to 2,004, Margaret served as a Regional Director in the Campus Ministry in the region of the Pacific Southwest (Arizona, Hawaii and California campuses).
In 2004, God called Margaret to resign from the travels and the demands of the regional director role to become a full time legal guardian to her special needs nephew, Kevin. From 2004 to 2007, Margaret served as an HR specialist in the region as she transitioned into being a single guardian parent. Kevin has been living with Margaret since then and is progressing well in his independence.
In 2007, the National Director of the National Epic Movement challenged Margaret to be the Epic National Director of Leadership Development and HR for Epic, a focused campus ministry reaching out to the 1 million plus Asian American students in the USA. In a span of 2 plus years, the National Epic Movement has grown from 22 to 70 staff/interns and is now on over 37 campuses across the nation. She went on to serve in that capacity until 2013.
Since 2015, Margaret has served as the National Executive Director of Epic. Epic Movement currently has over 100 staff and on 50 campuses across the nation and two overseas team in Asia. Epic Movement is a ministry that is growing to not just reach the 1.7 million Asian American students but also through them. Epic seeks to reach the 60 million college students from around the world through Asian American students.
Margaret’s passions are character and leadership development. Her desires are to see God raise up the next generation of Asian American students and staff who will impact their campuses, communities and the world. God is doing something wonderful via the National Epic Movement.
Margaret invites you to be a part of her team via prayer or financial giving as the Lord leads.
Here is how you can also be part of her ministry through your giving.