Here is an eerily familiar TV report from 10/23/2018 about a church near a campus in Michigan.
"When you send your teens off to college, you have an expectation that they will stay a part of your family, even as they grow in independence. But some families say when they sent their kids to Central Michigan University, a nearby church isolated and manipulated them and they want the school to do something about it."
Link to full story on WXYZ, Detroit:
The church in question has a former member website, similar to ubfriends: