Tag Archives: united methodist youth ministry

Join the Conversation: GC2012 and Youth Ministry

The United Methodist Youth Ministry website was created for youth workers to have conversation.  As General Conference 2012 runs its course, we would love to hear what you are thinking. What have you heard that you think will affect your local youth ministry? What concerns you? What are you excited about? We really would love to know what real, live ...

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Where are the Methodist Youth Ministry Blogs?

For about half a decade my friend Jay & I have maintained a website called the Methoblog which had a simple purpose and function. The idea was to promote the conversation of being the methodist church through aggregating as many methodist voices who were blogging as possible. The results have been very successful over the years and with a new ...

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New Website is for United Methodist Youth Ministry

Whether it’s navigating a sea of acronyms like UMYF, BOD, SPR, GBHEM and UMCOR, or understanding the distinctions between ordained elders, deacons and acolytes, United Methodist youth workers share a lot of the same challenges and blessings.  Being connectional is a gift we can leverage by sharing thoughts and ideas.  Even though our specific situations differ – rural, urban, suburban, ...

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UMYFreeze….

Did you know that the use of UMYF (specifically the F) went out of existence over a decade ago? Of course you didn't & many haven't either. I don't think it was ever a bang, but our church dropped the "F" from UMYF because we were more than just fellowship. (take a look at our mixed message)

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