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Connect Children’s Ministry Conference-Asheville

SEP 19-20, 2014 Trinity Presbyterian Church Asheville, NC This conference is for Children's Ministry Staff, Teachers, Parents, & Volunteers. Questions? Host Your Own Conference Other CDM Conferences REGISTRATION: Coming Soon! COST: $10 for Friday Dinner $35 for Saturday (includes lunch and conference materials) SCHEDULE: Friday, September 19 6:30–8:30pm—Dinner with with round table discussions about Children’s Ministry and a Q&A … Continued

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Connect Discipleship Conference-Flowood

August 15-16, 2014 Lakeland Presbyterian Church Flowood, MS This conference is for Parents! Host Your Own Conference Other CDM Conferences REGISTRATION: Register Now! Register and pay with the link above. Please indicate how many and what age children will need childcare, so the church can staff appropriately. (All conference registration is done through Lakeland Presbyterian Church. … Continued

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Connect Children’s Ministry Training—Gulfport

August 2, 2014 9am–Noon First Presbyterian Gulfport, MS This training is for Children's Ministry Leaders & Teachers. Questions? Host Your Own Training Other CDM Trainings/Conferences ABOUT: CDM will be doing a Children's Ministry Training at First Presbyterian of Gulfport. They have opened it up to Children's Ministry leaders and teachers in Grace Presbytery, the Gulfport region, or just … Continued

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PCA Directors of Women’s Ministry Gathering

PCA Directors of Women’s Ministry Gathering

Time set aside for Equipping and Encouragement Don't  Don't miss this unique opportunity to collaborate, fellowship and learn together with women who serve as Women's Ministry Directors in the denomination. In addition to having time to just enjoy one another and celebrate God's grace in our lives, we will have the privilege of hearing from … 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 Kenbrook Bible 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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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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Kingdom Service: A Blessing for All Generations

Kingdom Service: A Blessing for All Generations

by Kathy Young of First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS If you are interested in including more senior adults in children’s ministry, you might want to have a conversation with Pat Chambless at First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS. Pat and his wife Kay spent over twenty years volunteering within youth ministry, but after the … Continued

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2014 Women’s Love Gift

Starting in 1974, women in the PCA have supported an annual love gift to promote denominational connectionalism and demonstrate our corporate helper-design as women in the church. The money is raised in various ways such as donations, fundraisers, etc. The Women's Love Gift has blessed committees and agencies such as MNA's Special Needs Ministries, MTW's … Continued