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CEP Conference Refund Policy

All registrations are transferable without penalty. The registrant is responsible to sell (or gift) their registration to another individual and then notify CEP of the change. Upon cancellation, a person may choose to use their registration fee as a tax-deductible donation to a CEP scholarship fund. (A scholarship fund specifically designed to offer financial assistance … Continued

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YXL 2014

YXL Horn Creek (West) • July 5-12 at Horn Creek Christian Camp, Colorado YXL Northeast • July 6-11 at Refreshing Mountain Camp, Pennsylvania YXL East • July 7-12 at Covenant College, Tennessee BUILDING students by CHALLENGING them to be intentional in DEVELOPING their biblical worldview—INSTRUCTING them on how to put their worldview into practice in … Continued

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The Juvenilization of American Christianity

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Author: Thomas E. Bergler Reviewed by: Stephen Yates, Pastor for Youth & Families at University Presbyterian Church in Las Cruces, NM. Shifting in response to both fluid adolescent culture and fluctuating church support, youth ministry as a field often struggles to hold onto a cohesive identity, not unlike the adolescents it serves. One welcome development in light of … Continued

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Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

Author: Andrew Root Reviewed by: John Sutton, Youth and Children’s Ministry Director at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, GA. Taking Theology to Youth Ministry (TTtYM) by Andrew Root is the first in a series of four 100-ish page "narrative" books about youth ministry. They follow Nadia, a youth minister who wrestles with what youth ministry is and how she … Continued

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Church Information Form

PCA Churches, To keep our records as up-to-date as possible please fill out a church statistical records form every year. Click here to fill out online form

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Highlights of the New CEP Website

Highlights of the New CEP Website

In trying to accomplish our new purpose—to connect and equip those who serve the church in discipleship ministry—the updated CEP website has much to offer ministry leaders and church volunteers. Below are two sections of our website we think will be very useful as you develop your ministries: (1) Ministries, and (2) Ministry Toolbox.

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CEP Names Next Women’s Ministry Coordinator

CEP Names Next Women’s Ministry Coordinator

Christian Education and Publications (CEP) has named Karen Hodge as the next women’s ministry coordinator for the PCA. Hodge assumes the position on Feb. 1, 2014. She is the fourth woman to fill this position, building on the foundation laid by Georgia Settle, Susan Hunt, and Jane Patete. Hodge is a member of Naperville Presbyterian … Continued

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Gospel Parenting Conferences

Gospel Parenting Conferences

ABOUT: One of our conference training tracks is focused on Gospel parenting because of our conviction that as we train our children in the church we must come alongside our parents giving them all the tools that they need for discipling children in the home. This may be something you would want to provide for … Continued

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Your Christmas Gift List

Your Christmas Gift List

for your Congregation... BIBLES & CHRISTIAN LIVING Gospel Transformation Bible (ESV Study Bible) Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering by Tim Keller Prayers of the Bible by Susan Hunt Introverts in the Church by Adam McHugh BOOKS FOR MEN Crazy Busy by Kevin KeYoung Crazy Love by Francis Chan Men of Courage by Larry … Continued

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Giving to Meet the Need

Giving to Meet the Need

Every holiday season, people struggle with the question, “How can I give so that a ministry is blessed and my gift actually addresses the need?” For the discipleship ministry of the PCA, there are a number of ways that churches and individuals give. The “ministry ask” is the amount per member that CEP requests from … Continued