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The EPC Student and College Ministries is exploring 3 ideas based on the Interests and Expressed Needs of EPC Leaders. Before proceeding, we want your input – let us know if you’re interesting in getting in on the Ground Floor of developing these concepts in the EPC.Join the ...

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Generational Differences: Problem or Potential? - Part 2

Generational differences are common in the workplace, home and churches. Leaders that effectively address these differences begin the process with understanding; realizing that the differences stem from each generation having very different experiences in life and living in a different world. ...

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Generational Differences: Problem or Potential? - Part 1

Today, it is common to see generational differences popping up in businesses, organizations, and families. In any one church, we have five generations in the general population and four generations working and worshiping together. In a changing and confusing world, believers often turn to the ...

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New City Church partners with CCO

Why New City Church chooses to partner with the CCO to minister to college students: An interview with the Rev. Dr. Rodger Woodworth New City Church is a year-and-a-half-old EPC church plant in downtown Pittsburgh. New City Church partners with the CCO (Coalition for Christian Outreach) to ...

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A MUST READ for Anyone Working with Emerging Adults!

Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood: A Practical Theology for College and Young Adult Ministry Consider the many life changes that occur from ages 18-20: high school to college; family life to college life to living independently; predetermined set of rules to determining one’s own ...

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College Ministries Partnership with CCO Campus Ministry

In 2007, College Ministries entered into a partnership agreement with CCO (Coalition for Christian Outreach). CCO is a unique campus ministry in that it grew out of a vision to partner with local churches to reach college students for Jesus Christ. They work with churches to reach students on a ...

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Getting-To-Know Student and College Ministries Leaders

The Student and College Ministries Committee would like to connect with ministry leaders from every EPC church.  Members  join the committee with a sincere desire to serve those who are called by God to reach and disciple the next generation.  We’ve created two surveys, just ...

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Youth Adult Same-Sex Attraction: Resources For Presenting A Biblical Perspective In A Culture Of Tolerance

The pressure on youth and young adults today to conform to a distorted message on sex is nothing short of overwhelming. Our culture, media, internet and peer influence all contribute daily to this distortion. Teens and young adults in the church are becoming ensnared in sexual struggles and sin at ...

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Student Ministries: Online Book Study – Starting May 1, 2013

Student and College Ministry Youth Workers will be reading 2 books by Mark Oestreicher, Youth Ministry 3.0: A Manifesto of Where We've Been, Where We Are and Where We Need to Go and A Beautiful Mess: What's Right About Youth Ministry.  Discuss the history of youth ministry and the ...

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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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