|Generation to Generation : East and North Central Ohio SDMI convention on Saturday, Sept 14 at Wooster with guest speaker Wayne Rice and worship leaders; Kathy Frizzell and Nathan Ward. Breakout sessions for all ages also scheduled. Registered is due by August 27.|
Project Gift a Christmas party/dinner for the families in the community served by our inner city ministry, CLE Victory is scheduled for December 7. Contact Kristen Zeleny or Michele Ackerman of State Road Community (440.237.2344 or firstname.lastname@example.org) for this awesome opportunity for youth groups.
In fact CLE Victory, sponsors a monthly pantry ministry on Saturdays that would be a great youth group service day. Simply contact Pastor Carolyn L. Joseph to discuss ideas on how to help.
HeavenTrain, flagship ministry of Lighthouse, Inc. is a great ministry for youth groups to spend a Saturday serving. Always feel free to connect with CLE Heaventrain via Facebook or Youtube or Lighthouse, Inc.
Did you know Heaventrain is rolling through Columbus now as well as Cleveland? Check it out at the Columbus Heaventrain website or Facebook page.
We Care Connection is NCO's outreach called to connect the homeless in inner city Cleveland to Christ by contributing to their essential needs, including the building and bridging of grace-filled relationships. many opportunities for youth groups to get involved, simply contact Pastor Todd Gulley of Willowlake.
Gateway Resource Center in Mansfield Ohio. This year's Toy Give Away is scheduled for December 14 and would be a great service opportunity for youth groups. Contact Sheila Burrows at 567-224-2114 (email@example.com) or Susan Walker at 419-709-8216 / 419-564-1914 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Other opportunities are also available too. Stay connected regularly via their Facebook page.
NCO NYI on Facebook is an awesome way to keep you, your teens and their parents updated on youth events throughout the district in real time. Spread the word!
Urban Awakening in Sandusky is a week long opportunity to experience God at a whole new level through city missions, VBS at the county fair, ministry to the homeless-elderly-handicapped, prayer walks, times of healing and deliverance, incredible worship, thought provoking devotions, and so much more! Text Pastor Judy Sommer at 419.366.4028 for more info.
Crisis Care Kits
used internationally by Nazarene Compassionate Ministries or nationally by Nazarene Disaster Response are a great Sunday school or small group activity to involve your youth in. Find out more by clicking here.
Better yet, connect with your NMI president and get his/her input especially on shipping perks such as the SouthCentral Ohio collection
which happens every October.
Walk in their Shoes
by @OpenDoorsUSA, youth are faced with the passion and courage of persecuted Christians, the compelling testimony of their faith through tribulation, and their incredible need for prayer and your support. Great to use around the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on Nov 3.
by @OpenDoorsUSA is a 12-hour simulation of a prison-like setting-where your students will be Locked Up and challenged to live their role in God's great story of the Church around the world. Great to use around the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on Nov 3.
The Big Day of Serving
are one-day events across the nation where neighborhoods are transformed by Christian youth groups eager to help people in need. Join a team or request to host .
@Remind101 is a FREE service develop to allow teachers a safe way to text message students and stay in touch with parents. It would be great for youth pastors as well. Access is available via the web, Android or Iphone app as well. Want access to two way communication? Try Google Voice.