Friday, September 09, 2011

Youth and Young Adult steering committee announced

The Youth and Young Adult Office is proud to announce the 2011-2012 Young Adult Steering Committee. Members of the Young Adult Steering Committee help to plan each year's conference (YAC or NYAC depending on the year), as well as representing building up other parts of young adult programming. This group of 8 young adults will be working together to plan National Young Adult Conference 2012.
  • Mark Dowdy, Stone Church of the Brethren (Huntingdon, PA) 
  • Jennifer Quijano, First Church of the Brethren (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • Kelsey Murray, Lancaster Church of the Brethren (Lancaster, PA) 
  • Jonathan Bay, LaVerne Church of the Brethren (LaVerne, CA) 
  • Joshua Bashore-Steury, Little Swatara Church of the Brethren (Bethel, PA) 
  • Ashley Kern, Hempfield Church of the Brethren (Manheim, PA) 
  • Carol Fike, NYAC Coordinator, Freeport Church of the Brethren (Freeport, IL) 
  • Becky Ullom, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren (Elgin, IL)

National Young Adult Conference will be held June 18-22, 2012, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Our theme for this conference is "Humble, yet Bold: Being the Church." Young adults age 18-35 please join us as we enjoy our time together being the church. Registration opens online, January 6th at Mark your calendars now and plan to attend! Have questions? Please contact us at and check out our website at

Source: 9/9/2011 Newsline

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Monday, September 05, 2011

Powerhouse 2011: Registration is open!

Greetings! Registration for the 2011 Powerhouse regional youth conference at Manchester College officially opens Sept. 6. The dates are Nov. 12-13, with the theme “Follow If You Dare.” Jeff Carter, pastor of Manassas (Va.) Church of the Brethren will be our keynote speaker during three worship times. All youth in grades 9-12 and advisors are welcome. Cost is $50 for youth, $40 for advisors, which includes three meals.

To register, go to There you’ll find registration forms to fill out and mail to the college (one of each form per person), along with other details about the conference.

We hope you can join us! If you have questions, please contact Walt Wiltschek at the Manchester College Campus Ministry office: 260-982-5243 or

Manchester College
Campus Ministry/Religious Life