Introducing Our Children and Youth to Jesus: A Wesleyan Approach to Discipleship

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Introducing Our Children and Youth to Jesus: A Wesleyan Approach to Discipleship
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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NOTE DATE IS POSTPONED Led by Rev. Jeremy Steele, Christ UMC, Mobile, Alabama steeleSchedule: February 18, 2015 @ Francis Asbury UMC Candler 10am-3:00pm, lunch included. Host: Veranita Alvord Who should participate?  Clergy, staff, and volunteers working with infants, children, youth, and adults.  Each congregation may bring whoever they want to bring.  You will not leave disappointed. Hosted and funded by the Reynolds Leadership Academy for Evangelism and Discipleship members.  The members are impressed by Jeremy’s grounding in Wesleyan theology and practical applications for vital ministry with children from birth through college.  Thus, the Reynolds Academy members are themselves paying the basic cost to bring Jeremy to North Carolina. Sample topics to be included:
  • Materials and strategies for parents of infants and preschoolers
  • A strategy for introducing children to the Bible
  • Wesleyan class meetings for youth
  •  Sex education for youth
  • Taboo: The Questions You Aren't Supposed to Ask for young adults
Cost: $10 per person for lunch and refreshments Register at EVENTBRITE: More about Jeremy Steele: When he is not playing with his four children with his wonderful wife, Jeremy oversees children, youth, and college ministries in addition to leading the evening worship service at Christ UMC in Mobile, Alabama.  As a young United Methodist pastor, he is passionate about reaching people with the message of Jesus in a way that engages them with the movement of God.  Jeremy is the Editor and Chief of the Seedbed Youth Ministry Collective and the author of Baby Steps: Ministering to Your Child in the First Five Years and Reclaiming the Lost Soul of Youth Ministry.  You can find a list of all his books, articles and resources for churches at his website: and follow him on Twitter: @unpretending