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SURVEY: How Do We Foster Sustainable Faith in Young Adults

Take part in the survey by June 2013 at www.surveymonkey.com/s/SCMSurvey2013. Most of us in ministry have heard the statistics and read the articles. The stats vary, but the numbers are still notable, anywhere from 60-75% of Christian young people leave the church after high school. In his ...

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Reflections from Urbana 12

Urbana is an Intervarsity's Student Missions Conference held every three years in cities around the country.  Urbana 12 was held on December 27-31, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The focus of the conference is to deliver a compelling message to this generation to "give their whole lives ...

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EPC Youth Leader Cohort Update

Youth Ministry Coaching Program with Mark Oestreicher Student Ministries has an exciting opportunity to tap into the experience and wisdom of one of the countries most recognized youth ministry coaches, Mark Oestreicher (some may know him as EPC World Outreach, Dick Oestreicher’s, bearded ...

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Partner with EPC Student Ministries to train youth workers

Read the post “Youth Leader Cohort” Donate to the Youth Ministry Coaching In Community Fund online: Go to www.epc.org/coaching-in-community Click the "Donate Today" button Select "Student and College Ministries," then Select "Youth Ministry Coaching in Community", and enter ...

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2013 Youth Leader Cohort – Early Bird Sign-Up is February 7th

Goals and Resolutions 2013 is just around the corner and that often means folks are taking some time to reflect and consider new directions. Student and College Ministries is also starting something new for 2013. We are launching a unique training opportunity for all EPC youth leaders that we ...

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EPC Student Ministries and Juvenile Justice Ministry (YFC)

Partnering to Equip Churches to Reach Hurting Teens in Juvenile Facilities Dan Weidman, EPC Teaching Elder, and former Director of Student Ministries, recently sat down for coffee in the Denver area, with Eric Kelly.  Dan and Eric are a wonderful example of a relationship forged in the ...

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EPC Youth Leader Cohort - A Leadership Coaching Program - coming in 2013

Student Ministries is excited to introduce a new approach to equipping and leadership development.  Several EPC youth leaders went through the coaching program with our partnering organization, The Youth Cartel.  The success of the program is evident in the feedback given by senior ...

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Student Ministries Development

EPC Student Ministries exists to serve those reaching and discipling junior and senior high students.  Those called into this role are as varied as the students they serve – they may be staff, volunteers, parents, full-time or part-time.  Student Ministries is dedicated to ...

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Youth Ministry Course winds down

The Youth Ministry Course, sponsored by Student Ministries, officially finished up this week with a conference call to discuss the last of our three recommended books, Connecting, by Larry Crabb.  Thirty-seven participants signed up to take the four month long course which consisted of the ...

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FREE Online Course in Youth Ministry Jan-Mar 2012

There’s still time!  Join our FREE online course in Youth Ministry from Jan-Mar ‘12. Contact 248.345.2913 Student Ministries is excited to offer its first online course in Youth Ministry from January 16 to March 2012. Youth Ministry, is taught by Covenant Seminary professor, ...

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