NATIONAL YOUTH MINISTRIES CONFERENCE

Schedule  –   Registration  

January 19-21, 2017  –  Clarks Summit University,  South Abington Twp., PA

NYMC is designed as a relevant, practical and affordable training event for anyone interested in student ministry. The seminar-style sessions will give participants various opportunities to interact and connect with other youth workers. This event is very applicable for veteran youth pastors and volunteer youth workers.

Costs:

Individual = $50

Married Couple = $75

Fulltime Student = $15

GROUP RATE:

Church Relations Department
570.585.9361
churchrelations@ClarksSummitU.edu

Featured Speakers

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DWIGHT PETERSON

Professor & Youth Ministry Specialist,
Clarks Summit University

DAN ISTVANIK

Student Pastor
of Middle School
at Victory Church, Lancaster PA

WAYNE MORGAN

Northeast Regional
Coordinator for
National Network of
Youth Ministries,
Wilkes-Barre, PA


CONTACT:

Church Relations Department | T. 570.585.9361 | churchrelations@ClarksSummitU.edu

HOUSING:

  • Clarks Summit University, Shaffer Dorm (limited space available) | $20 a room per night or $50 a suite per night | visit the link to request housing (under purpose of visit, please put National YM Conference))
  • Camelot Inn, Waverly, PA | $75 plus tax per night | (570) 585-1430 (when you reserve a room, please say you’re with Vision for Youth)
  • Hampton Inn, Clarks Summit, PA | $99 plus tax per night | (570) 586-1515 (when you reserve a room, please say you’re with Vision for Youth)

MEALS:

  • Aladdin Food Services, Clarks Summit University | Breakfast $5 | Lunch/Brunch $7 | Dinner $8
  • McDonalds, Wendy’s, Burger King, Taco Bell, Moe’s Southwestern Grill, Sheetz, Tully’s, Silver Spoon Diner, LaTonalteca Mexican Restaurant – and more nearby

Tentative Schedule

Conference Registration in Jackson Hall RM 140  @ Clarks Summit University 

Thursday, January 19 th

10:00 – 11:00 AM College Chapel: Pastor Dan Istvanik, Victory Church

11:00 – 1:00 PM Break for Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 PM Seminar 1: Tim Ahlgrim (Vision For Youth in Lafayette, IN) & Mel Walker (Clarks

                          Summit University) – “Big-Picture Trends Facing Today’s Youth Ministry”

2:30 – 2:45 PM Break

2:45 – 4:15 PM Seminar 2: Jeff Beckley (Memorial Baptist Church in Columbus, OH) – “Partnering

                   With Parents”

4:15 – 7:00 PM Break for Dinner

7:00 – 8:30 PM General Session: Dwight Peterson, Clarks Summit University & Pilgrimage

                Educational Resources

8:30 – Seminar 3: “Technology in Youth Ministry” – Chris Brown (TechMin) and others


Friday, January 20

10:00 – 11:00 AM College Chapel: Pastor Dan Istvanik, Victory Church

11:00 – 1:00 PM Break for Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 PM Seminar 4: Karl Peterson (Parker Hill Community Church in Clarks Summit, PA) –

                 “Recruiting & Training a Volunteers”

2:30 – 2:45 PM Break

2:45 – 4:15 PM Seminar 5: Evan Sharbaugh (Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Smithville, OH) & Ryan

Duffy (Calvary Baptist Church in Moffitt Heights, OH) – “Sexual Culture Wars:

                  Handling Issues of Sexual Identity”

4:15 – 7:00 PM Break for Dinner

7:00 – 8:30 PM General Session: Wayne Morgan, NNYM

8:30 – Seminar 6: “Women in Youth Ministry” – Melissa Istvanik (Victory Church in

                  Lancaster, PA), Kristi Walker (CrossWay Church in Berlin, Germany) and others

Saturday, January 21 st

9:00 – 10:30 AM Seminar 7: Dan Istvanik (Victory Church in Lancaster, PA) – “Wet Cement: Ministry

                  to 5 th to 8 th Graders”

10:45 – 11:45 AM General Session: Wayne Morgan, NNYM


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