December 2, 2013
June 29-July 3, 2014
Young People in Mission is a camp experience with hands-on mission opportunities for youth and young adults between the ages of 12 to 24. Our hope is that this event will serve as a launch to empower them to serve with new eyes and a heart for justice. Each year, young people serve with local mission projects, worship together, fellowship and grow with family groups, dive into Bible studies, and learn from featured speakers and the City of Opportunity.
Meet this year’s Design Team:
Rachel Russell: Chairperson, Memphis Conference
Ismael Luna: Vice Chairperson, Mississippi Conference
Billy Rainey: Young Adult Representative
Gracie Thull: Alabama-West Florida Conference
Ryan Calhoun: North Carolina Conference
Taylor Thomas: Mississippi Conference
Devon Dollar: Mississippi Conference
Laura Kigweba: Memphis Conference
The Bible Study Leader for the event will be Rev. R.G. Lyons, Senior Pastor at Community Church Without Walls in the North Alabama Conference.
Rev. Olu Brown, North Georgia Conference
Rev. Dr. Denise Honeycutt, Deputy General Secretary UMCOR
Rev. Jasmine Smothers, North Georgia Conference
Worship will be led by Rev. Eddie Willis and The Narrow Path
Students will have the opportunity to serve with mission projects in the area Monday afternoon and all day Tuesday. They will also split into family groups to share and (hopefully) build new friendships.
Workshops will be held each day with speakers sharing different ways students can be involved in mission in their hometowns, across the nation and/or throughout the world. The workshop leaders will also have more details and can talk in depth at The City of Opportunity. There, students can learn more about how they can make a difference as they are called.
Registration will be open when we launch our new website, toward the end of February, but if you have questions, please email our office!
Cost will be: For 3-4 people per room, $311 if registered before 6/1 and $336 if registered after 6/1.
More details to come!
Check out the Design Team’s Intro Video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg6ZRp4iOzo
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