Young Adults

 

Upcoming Events

(Generally ages 18-35ish)

Monthly

Harvest Bash – October 26th @7pm in the Youth Room

Friendsgiving – November 18th @6:30pm in the Youth Room

Faith and Food – just an evening of good food and good friends! Sometimes hosted by a member of the congregation and sometimes held at a public venue (i.e. Funck’s, Smoked, etc.)

**Check out the full calendar for more events.

YAMmerings

Young Adult Ministry monthly newsletter and blog.

District and National Events

We participate in Atlantic Northeast CoB District events as much as possible when offered. These are opportunities to mix with other nearby Church of the Brethren young adults through weekend retreats, service projects, camp events, etc.

We also encourage participation at the Church of the Brethren Denominational level as well. These activities are ways to engage with other young adults from across the nation and even overseas sometimes.

  • Simplify: A Simple Living WeekendNovember 10-11, 2018 at Brethren Woods. Simple Living has been a core Brethren value since our earliest days as a denomination, but what does it mean to live simply in a busy, modern, 21st century world? The entire weekend only costs $35 and includes all housing, meals, and programming. Speakers include: Sam Funkhouser, Nancy Heisey, Jennifer Hosler, Tom Benevento, and Yakubu and Diana Bakfwash! Come learn, make connections, and be inspired! Register today at www.brethrenwoods.org/simplify.
  • Young Adult Conference (YAC)–“This three day event typically takes place Memorial Day weekend at a Brethren camp. It is full of worship, fun, and fellowship. Come to catch up with old friends and to meet new ones! We’ll explore God’s word and learn about what it means to be a young adult in the Church of the Brethren.” Young Adult Conference 2018 will be held May 25-27 at Brethren Woods! The theme will be “Teach with your life” based on 1 Timothy 4:11-16. Mark your calendars!
  • Youth Peace Travel Team (YPTT)– “gives young adults the opportunity to teach youth about peace at Church of the Brethren camps.” Applications are due January 2018.
  • Ministry Summer Service (MSS)–“a leadership development program for college students in the Church of the Brethren who spend 10 weeks of summer working in the church (local congregation, district office, camp, or national program).” Applications are due January 5, 2018.
  • National Youth Conference (NYC) Youthworkers needed!–“looking for meaningful plans for next summer? Apply to be a youthworker at National Youth Conference 2018 (July 21-26, 2018)! Ages 22+, helping behind the scenes and making the week happen! Application deadline: November 1st, 2017. Questions? Email kmurray@brethren.org! Fill out the application here.”

*For more, up to date info. on denominational young adult events and activities, please visit their Facebook page.

 Resources

  • The Bridge – Church of the Brethren Young Adult Denominational Newsletter

∼Our hope is to create an open environment that fosters healthy discussions, welcomes questions, and encourages personal growth in following Jesus’ model for our lives. We offer many exciting events and opportunities throughout the year for young adults to connect with the church, each other, and grow in their faith.∼

Please contact Rachel Witkovsky, Director of Young Adult Ministries, for more information.

Email: rwitkovsky@palmyracob.org ♦ Church office: (717) 838-6369

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