Summer internships for racial/ethnic minority, Central Conference young adults
Persons, ages 18-22, interested in exploring public policy and social justice advocacy will work in U.S. capital.
Deadline to apply for a 2012 Ethnic Young Adult (EYA) Summer Internship in Washington, D.C., is Feb. 1. The EYA program is for persons, ages 18-22, who have an interest in exploring issues of public policy, social justice advocacy and social change.
Sponsored by the General Board of Church & Society (GBCS), the summer internship is for young adults representing...
Conference Announces Program Staffing Changes
The Rev. Dr. Jerome (Jerry) DeVine has announced several changes to the program staff of the Detroit Conference, effective immediately. All changes are within existing positions and budget.
The Rev. Dr. James Parkhurst, who has been on staff since April 1 as interim conference director of outdoor and retreat ministries, has been promoted to conference director of outdoor and retreat ministries, while the Rev. Terry Gladstone, conference director of discipleship, has accepted a...
Give a Bible to someone who’s searching
For less than the cost of a matinee movie ticket or a couple of gallons of gas, you can place the New Testament in the hands of a spiritual seeker who has responded to The United Methodist Church’s advertisements.
This is United Methodist Communications’ message to the church, as the agency begins offering the Rethink Church Edition Common English Bible (New Testament) at no cost to seekers who request it when they visit the Rethink Church campaign website,...
Registration Open for Youth 2011 - the National Youth Gathering
Young People’s Ministries and GBOD are excited to announce that registration for the National Youth Gathering, Youth 2011 has officially launched early bird registration. Register your group now at www.youth2011.org.
Early bird registration for the Purdue site is all-inclusive – covering programming, four nights lodging in university residence halls and all meals for $375.
Early bird registration for the Sacramento site covers programming and...
Outdoor and Retreat Ministries Experiences Help Prepare Seminary Student
Thom Victor is serving as a camp counselor at Judson Collins Center this summer. He says that he experienced his call to ministry over a long period of time. It began with his Confirmation experience as a young person, when he first learned about prevenient grace. His experiences in the Wesley Foundation at Central Michigan University with Revs. Eric Stone and Charles Farnum connected him with clergy and other leaders who helped him grow. Working at Camp Kinawind...
United Methodists Support a Student’s Dreams to Become a Nurse
Kelsey Jordan, a lifelong United Methodist, figured out pretty early that she wanted to make a difference in the lives of children when she started volunteering at her church’s nursery.
Now a sophomore at the University of Central Oklahoma, Kelsey prepares for a dream career in pediatric nursing. She attributes much of her opportunity to learn and grow as a student to a scholarship she received from the United Methodist Church, funded in part by gracious donations...
Young People's Forum Charts Direction for Conference Youth/Young Adult Ministries
by Ang Hart, Conference Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Did you know that there are nine different Youth and Young Adult programs within out conference? Did you also know that we have only four active district Youth programs? Did you know that our camping programs are some of the best in the nation?
Because of all of this, an idea emerged. What would our Youth and Young Adult (Young People) programs look like in 5-10 years if we actually had a vision for...