YOUTH 2019 Early Registration Begins for Youth and Leaders

 Discounted early-bird registration is underway for YOUTH 2019, the national gathering for United Methodist youth and their leaders next year in Kansas City that promises four days of discipleship, worship, Bible study, service opportunities and life-changing fun.

YOUTH 2019, with the theme Love Well, will feature big-name musical artists, excellent United Methodist speakers and many learning opportunities for youth grades 6-12 and their leaders. The event is sponsored every four years by Young People’s Ministries (YPM), a unit of Discipleship Ministries.

The event will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center & Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri, July 10-14, 2019. For more information, go to http://youth2019.com.

Registration is limited to the first 8,000 youth and leaders. The early registration fee is $319 through Jan. 31. The regular price will be $359 from February through March, and late registration is $419 after April 1. To register, go to https://bit.ly/2mbKDpS.

Youth who are rising 6th through graduating 12th graders as of the 2019-20 school year are eligible to attend. Adult leaders must be at least 21 years old or older, and preferably have a five-year age difference between themselves and the youth they are chaperoning.

Limited need-based scholarships are available from the Youth Service Fund and Discipleship Ministries. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2LbYYxk.

YOUTH 2019 is the national gathering for United Methodist youth groups and their leaders. It happens every 4 years. This kind of event has happened since 1988 in the United Methodist Church.

In addition to the YOUTH 2019 website, up-to-date information about speakers, programming, schedule and more can be found on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/Youth2019), Twitter (@Youth2019), Instagram (@Youth2019) and Snapchat (umcyouth2019).

Youth Worker Network 3.0

Registration is open! Youth Worker Network 3.0 will meet January – June and September and October in 2018. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm. People from 2016 and 2017 are welcome to return, although some content will be repeated. The meeting location will be determined by who signs up – I will attempt to find a central, or rotating location.

Registration is $300 per church and you can bring as many people as you like on that one registration. Be in touch with me about numbers so I have enough lunch!

Here is the registration link 

I hope you will consider joining us!!

Youth Worker Network 3.0

Registration is open! Youth Worker Network 3.0 will meet January – June and September and October in 2018. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm. People from 2016 and 2017 are welcome to return, although some content will be repeated. The meeting location will be determined by who signs up – I will attempt to find a central, or rotating location.

Registration is $300 per church and you can bring as many people as you like on that one registration. Be in touch with me about numbers so I have enough lunch!

Here is the registration link 

I hope you will consider joining us!!

!EXPLORE Young Adult Theological Experience

Do you know high-school aged youth with gifts for leadership and ministry? The !Explore program at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, 3003 Benham Ave., Elkhart, IN 46517, provides students in grades 10-12 with a summer experience designed to expose them to the world of theological ideas, encourage growth in spiritual practices and biblical engagement and foster in them a call to vocation in the church. The program includes a 100-hour congregational internship and a Group Experience (July 3-18, 2018). Application deadline: February 15, 2018. Learn more at ambs.edu/explore.

Youth Worker Network 3.0

Registration is open! Youth Worker Network 3.0 will meet January – June and September and October in 2018. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm. People from 2016 and 2017 are welcome to return, although some content will be repeated. The meeting location will be determined by who signs up – I will attempt to find a central, or rotating location.

Registration is $300 per church and you can bring as many people as you like on that one registration. Be in touch with me about numbers so I have enough lunch!

Here is the registration link 

I hope you will consider joining us!!

Youth Worker Network 3.0

Registration is open! Youth Worker Network 3.0 will meet January – June and September and October in 2018. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm. People from 2016 and 2017 are welcome to return, although some content will be repeated. The meeting location will be determined by who signs up – I will attempt to find a central, or rotating location.

Registration is $300 per church and you can bring as many people as you like on that one registration. Be in touch with me about numbers so I have enough lunch!

Here is the registration link 

I hope you will consider joining us!!

Native American Indian Youth Leadership Training – May 3-6, 2018

Native American Indian Youth Leadership Training – May 3-6, 2018

West River United Methodist Camp: 5100 Chalk Point Rd, West River, Maryland 20778

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

-Native American Indian youth in grades 7 through High School who show the natural gifts to be a leader among their peers. (Gifts are not skills, but rather a natural tendency.  This program is to enhance skills.)

– We encourage each leader to bring two or more youth.   An adult must accompany youth when traveling.

 

WHERE?

We are traveling east this year to the West River which is a tributary of Chesapeake Bay.

Only about one hour from Washington DC, we will have opportunity to learn about the Mother Earth Prayer Walkers and to explore how we make a difference.  Youth will return home knowing they are part of a wide network of Native American Youth who serve in their communities and churches.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Cabins separated by gender

Bunk beds

Central bathroom and showers

Central dining hall

 

ACTIVITIES

Worship, Songs, Storytelling, Art, Giant Swing; Low Ropes Course, River Prayer Walks, Talking Circle – each is valued, Problem-solving — looking within and moving forward.

Understanding historical grief Leadership activities bringing this generation towards a new way to walk upon the earth in community.

 

COST

Registration is $100 per person.  Lodging, food, & special activities included.  A limited number of scholarships are available according to assessed need.

Please make checks payable to:

“NAIC-NE Region”

This program receives funding from the United Methodist NE & NC Jurisdictions.

 

REGISTRATION BY APRIL 2

Limited to 20 youth, register early!

Click here for more information!

Send registration with health & consent form with $100 fee to Ragghi Calentine, 33164 Lighthouse Rd., Selbyville, DE 19975 302-841-2449

Return this covenant, written by Pegleg Flamingos Youth, with the registration form.  All persons attending must sign this covenant.

Blue Water District Youth Lay Servant Weekend

Beginning (Youth) Leadership Training (BLT)

This program was designed for youth in 5th—8th grade. This is a great opportunity to meet other youth from our district and grow in faith together. This is an introductory program to the youth lay servant ministry program. It focuses on what it means to be a servant leader. This program is lead by ministers and lay servants from around the Blue Water District. It is a life changing program that encourages, faith, family, and friends. This weekend we will offer two classes for our BLT participants. The basic class is for first-year participants and the advanced class is for our second and third-year participants. The youth from this program also help plan and lead Sunday morning worship service.

Youth Lay Servant (YLS)

Youth Lay Servant Ministries is a nationally recognized ministry in the United Methodist Church. This program is open to all young adults in grades 9-12. This program helps you expand your knowledge of the United Methodist Church, and it’s foundation in Lay Servant ministry. You explore your faith and church history with other youth from around the Blue Water District. This year we will be offering both the basic class and an advanced class.

The cost per youth for either BLT or YLS is $45. Click here for more details. Click here to the registration form. Registration deadline is April 15, 2018. For the youth covenant form, click here.

Youth Worker Network 3.0

Registration is open! Youth Worker Network 3.0 will meet January – June and September and October in 2018. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm. People from 2016 and 2017 are welcome to return, although some content will be repeated. The meeting location will be determined by who signs up – I will attempt to find a central, or rotating location.

Registration is $300 per church and you can bring as many people as you like on that one registration. Be in touch with me about numbers so I have enough lunch!

Here is the registration link 

I hope you will consider joining us!!