Partnering to Support Young People's Ministries

Here are a few details of what the network looks like so far:

  • Rev. Megan Shitama Weston is serving as the Minister-in-Residence for the YPMN. She is the point person for young people's ministry in the Conference, as well as the liason to the Conference Council on Youth Ministry (CCYM) and the Conference Council on Young Adult Ministry (CCYAM). 
  • The Pen-Del Conference has hired Rev. David Burke to serve as the Youth Rally Producer. He is responsible for coordinating the Youth Rally and Youth Rally promotion.
  • Carl Samans is serving as the CCYM coordinator. He coordinates all things CCYM as well as CCYM sponsored events like One Day (Mission Day) and the youth track at The Well. 
  • The YPMN is working to connect with adult youth leaders and develop a network to provide increased support and training. 

Training & Support Opportunities

Mental Health First Aid Training
Dates: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Location: TBA 

Youth Ministry Training
Dates: Saturday, June 30, 2018
Location: Pecometh Riverview Retreat Center 

National Youth Worker Convention
Dates: November 16 - 19, 2017
Location: Cook Convention Center, Memphis, TN 

The National Youth Workers Convention (NYWC) has been training, equipping, and encouraging youth workers for more than 45 years as part of Youth Specialties. 

The Pen-Del Conference has purchased 25 advance tickets at a rate of $239 per person. 

Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Hotel rooms can be requested on the registration form. 

All attendees will be responsible for booking their own travel, but assistance booking flights and vehicles at NYWC rates is available at the NYWC Accommodations page

Registration is closed, as the number of ticket requests has exceeded the number of available tickets. Thank you.