Host an HBO movie-watching party to fight malaria on April 20!
Nashville, Tenn.: Throw a party to save lives. That’s the message The United Methodist Church is sharing in preparation for World Malaria Day, April 25.
United Methodist advocates for Imagine No Malaria can raise awareness by hosting screening parties of HBO’s new movie, “Mary and Martha,” starring Oscar® winner Hilary Swank and Oscar® nominee Brenda Blethyn. The movie follows the journey of two women who meet in Africa and work to raise awareness...
Talking to Children After Traumatic Events...And Listening
Here we are again at a place where we need to reassure children that they are safe even when we may not feel safe ourselves. Shock, fear, anxiety, anger, and confusion are normal, so the adults in the lives of our children need to be equipped to respond and act. Through our baptism, we promise to surround our children “with a community of love and forgiveness.” We are that community.
Talking to Children After Traumatic Events… And Listening: ...
Youth Learn the Roots of Methodism on Confirmation Retreat
Over 100 youth from around the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference filled the sanctuary of the Historic St. George’s United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 20th for the annual confirmation retreat. The visit to St. George’s adds a unique experience to learning about Methodism. Rev. Alfred T. Day, III, pastor of St. George’s, took the students on a journey through Methodism starting at the very beginning in America. Actors gave life to the story as...
Join the Neighborhood Center of Camden for Celebrations and Service
Join friends of the Neighborhood Center for 2 very special events this May as we celebrate 100 years of history & service to the children and families of Camden!
100th Anniversary Celebrations:
Celebrate our 100th Anniversary at Tavistock Country Club on Saturday May 11, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. with dinner, music, silent auction and lots of fun.
Join us also for our 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting and Luncheon at Haddonfield United Methodist Church at noon on Saturday May 18, 2013...
One Day Mission Projects at Pinelands Center
Fast, Cheap and Easy!
This Spring, take your youth group or young adult group away overnight for only $20.00 per person for a work day at The Pinelands Center at Mt Misery.
Arrive early on Saturday morning. We’ll provide the work projects, all the tools and supplies, lunch, dinner, a campfire after dark, heated cabins with hot showers, and breakfast on Sunday morning.
Your group participates in a one day mission project, painting, repairing,...
Greater New Jersey Volunteers Needed for Next Stage of Sandy Recovery
Volunteers are needed from within the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference (GNJAC) to move on to the next stage of Sandy recovery. Starting in April, volunteers from across the United States will begin to come to help New Jersey residents rebuild from Superstorm Sandy, the second most devastating storm in US history as part of the GNJ long-term recovery ministry. Volunteers are the backbone of United Methodist relief and long term recovery ministry.
These are some ways GNJAC churches and...
Restoration Generation Job Postings - Apply by March 18
Restoration Generation is seeking four summer Community Connectors to participate in connecting the involvement of young people to the Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in the Northeast U.S. They will work in collaboration with long-term staff to build relationships with site coordinators, explore ways for youth to engage in service, and recruit teams of young adults to serve.
Community Connectors must be able to take initiative, serve alone, and as part of a team, and...
Youth Service Fund Grant Applications Available
Do you have a youth project that focuses on one of the following areas?:
Faith Sharing and Outreach
Ministry with At-Risk Youth
Apply for a Youth Service Fund grant!
The GNJAC Ministries with Young People's Youth Service Fund applications are now available for downloading. Deadline for application is April 1, 2013!
Click here to access the grant application.
2014 Mission of Peace Youth Experience - South Africa
2014 Mission of Peace Youth Experience-New Location!
The 2014 Mission of Peace is to South Africa. The approximate dates are December 28, 2013 - January 15, 2014
Round trip Air Service from “home” airport
Accommodations in all cities
Full Board....breakfast, lunch, dinner
All transportation during MOP
All transfers, tips, taxes and handling fees
Services of local guides
Family Group Leaders (Adult Advisors)
Taize 2013 Young Adult Spiritual Pilgrimage
Enjoy A Journey of a Lifetime
For $2,350*‡ You Can Visit
The Spiritual Retreat At Taizé, France
Travel July 19 — July 29, 2013
REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 15TH!
You Are Invited!
If you are between 16 and 29 years of age, you are invited on a weeklong spiritual development experience. Additional adults may request to attend as space provides opportunity. The group will leave the USA on July 19 and return on July 29, 2013. Pilgrims must be...
2014 Mission of Peace Youth Experience
The 2014 Mission of Peace is to Zimbabwe
Dates: Approximately December 28, 2013 - January 15, 2014.
The Mission of Peace is a yearly journey of discovery and Shalom to nations in our global community sponsored by the Northeast Jurisdictional Council on Youth Ministries of the United Methodist Church. Each year, every Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church in the Northeastern Jurisdiction may select up to four youth to share in this experience. On each MOP, participants worship...
Special Seminary Scholarships Help 450 Young Seminarians
Jiyeon Kim and William Williams, two of the 450 young adult seminarians who have received a Special Seminary Scholarship, said the money has helped them follow God’s call to ordained ministry.
William Williams, who finishes at the Theological School at Drew University this spring, said the extra funds from the scholarship have enabled him to focus on ministry and studies, as well as minimizing the amount of money he had to borrow.
“I’ve been a youth pastor at Clonmell...
Taize 2012 Young Adult Spiritual Pilgrimage
Taizé 2012 Young Adult Spiritual Pilgrimage
July 27 - August 6, 2012
You Are Invited!
If you are between 16 and 29 years of age, you are invited to join Bishop Devadhar and chaperones on a weeklong spiritual development experience. Additional adults may request to attend as space provides opportunity. The group will leave the USA on July 27 and return on August 6, 2012.
Coming to Taizé is an opportunity to seek communion with God through common prayer, singing, personal...
The 2012 Confirmation Retreat
The Greater New Jersey Conference of The United Methodist Church
Christian Education Ministry and Ministries with Young People
Retreat 1: February 3-4, 2012
Retreat 2" April 20-21, 2012
Come to One or Come to Both!!!
Registration Deadline: January 10, 2012
Retreat Schedule and Information:
February 3-4, 2012
Part 1: "My Calling to Fulfill"
This overnight retreat will have a focus on helping the Confirmands have a clearer under-standing of the call...