MAY, 2021 
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What Have We Learned this Last Year? with John Roberto
May 3, 2021 - 2:30 EST

John Roberto, has spent a lifetime working in Christian faith formation—teaching, writing, researching, consulting, and developing program resources. He founded LifelongFaith Associates, LLC in 2006 to continue his work. He served on the leadership team of Vibrant Faith Ministries from 2017-2020. John is also the founder of the Center for Ministry Development (1978). 

Join Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 987 027 306
(Mark you calendars for the first Monday of each month for our monthly gathering)

Monday, June 7, 2021: Resources for Healthy Relationships and Conversations with Young People
Rev. Courtney Armento, M.Div., Pastor of theBLEND Church Family in Lancaster, California. Courtney is driven to inspire the power of community to create systemic change, in that vein, she co-authored resolution GA-1928, A Call to See and Respond to the Crisis of Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence which was adopted at General Assembly in 2019.

Previous Meeting Videos: (Most recent: Adam Barnes and Talking to Kids about the Poor People's Campaign)

Workshop: Opening CW&W Centers in a Pandemic
May 7, 7-9 EST, Cost FREE!
Trainer: Lisa Engelken

SUGGESTIONS PDF: Opening CW&W Centers in a Pandemic

ORDER HERE for Summer or Fall: Family Faith Boxes

From church to the home, this summer you can introduce 12 biblical women to your families.
(Dinah, Miriam, Rahab, Deborah, Naomi, Abigail, Huldah, Anna, Martha, Tabitha, Priscilla, and Lydia)

CAMP in times of COVID-19
As the 2021 Camp season approaches, our camp leaders are working to help navigate all the questions and safety responses. Christmount Executive Director, Rob Morris, has been working with our Ministries Across Generations Youth & Young Adult Consultant, Randy Kuss, to gather information. You can find the information at
CDC: Guidance for Operating Youth and Summer Camps During COVID-19

The Association of Outdoor Ministry continues to hold gatherings once a month as new questions come forward (Example: Do camps needs to require the vaccine for people to attend?) To find meeting times and links, please join the Facebook page. (Next meeting, MONDAY - May 17 with Jim Higginbotham, Professor of Pastoral Care, Earlham College, on Handling Stress / Trauma of Pandemic Yea)

Previous Meeting Videos (Most recent: 
Melissa Guthrie Loy, Executive Director+Minister Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance, on Welcoming All Campers and Staff)

UPDATED - Videos of Children Worship & Wonder Stories for Easter Season! (Click Here

Ministries Across Generations Sermon
Need a sermon to take a virtual sermon break? Here ya go!
Possible scriptures: John 21:15-25 Matthew 19: 13-15 Deuteronomy 6: 1-3 Psalm 78:1-4 Joel 1:1-3

Virtual "Created To Be Me" Camp Registration - Coming Soon!
July 12-16

To provide soon-to-be ninth grade youth with factual and spiritual sexuality education that will help them view sexual intimacy as a gift from God intended for loving lifelong committed relationship.
"Created To Be Me" is a tightly designed ecumenical camping program focused on spirituality and sexuality. It is presented by Just Say Know trained Keynote/Workshop Leaders under the governance of the Board of Directors of Just Say Know Ministry. 

Summer Mission Trips - Both Virtual and in Person Options
As you explore your summer options, check out this information on our Summer Resources page... (Click here)
Blue Theology (click here)

The Blue Theology Mission Station is a place where current science in marine biology informs a theology of creation care.

Reach Beyond Missions (click here)
Reach Beyond Mission seeks to provide life-changing experiences that equip youth with biblical, theological, and social tools to do justice. We will provide a week that goes beyond a week of mission.
We will equip youth with the biblical, theological, and social tools to make justice a way of life. 

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