Upcoming ...
  • 5/27 | PEVA Office Closed
  • 6/2 | PYT Delegation Meeting 4:00 at PEVA
  • 6/4 | COM 4:00 at St. Andrew
  • 6/5 | eFormation 9:00 at PEVA
  • 6/10 | Interims 12:00 at PEVA
  • 6/10 | Council 2:00 at PEVA
  • 6/18 | CPM 9:30 at PEVA
  • 6/19 | Trustees/SMT 10:30 at PEVA
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Up coming Youth events!

PYT Delgation meeting - June 2  

Convergence at Randolph Macon 6/22 - 6/30 more...

Day-camp at Camp Hanover  more...

Presbyterian Youth Triennium 7/16 -7/20 2019 more...

 

Youth and Young Adult Ministry 

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If we believe that the faith development of our youth, as well as providing them with events and activities that will help them grow personally and spiritually is important, we need to support our words with our actions by providing guidance for planning and leading these events.  Please consider using your gifts and talents to help our PEVA Youth and Young Adults.  CONTACT: Amanda Pine a.pine@kgpc.org

If you want to make a difference and have a voice in the planning of the events for YOU, sign up to be part of the leadership team.  Make your voice heard, learn leadership skills, meet new friends, spend time at camp and most importantly grow in your faith by becoming part of the leadership team!  Use the gifts and talents God has given you to help others.

PYT Delegation Meeting 

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June 2, 4:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Presbytery Office (801 Loudoun Ave, Portsmouth VA 23707)


This meeting is mandatory for all those going to Presbyterian Youth Triennium. We will discuss T-Shirts, Pins, and expectations for Triennium!

If you cannot come to this meeting, let Amanda Pine know immediately: a.pine@kgpc.org or text 703-625-7649..

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 2019 Presbyterian Youth Triennium (PYT)

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Presbyterian Youth Triennium is a gathering for high school age youth from the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church that occurs every three years. The 2019 event is July 16-20, 2019 at Purdue University. The theme for the 2019 event is “Here’s My Heart”.

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PEVA will sponsor a delegation to Triennium for churches in the presbytery. CONTACT PEVA's REGISTRAR AMANDA PINE a.pine@kgpc.org for more information.  

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A High School Youth Theology Institute on Faith and Science June 22 - June 30, 2019 convergence.rmc.edu Have you ever been told that you can’t be a scientist and a Christian? Come spend time with others who want to deeply explore questions of faith and science. This 9-day on-campus experience is for inquisitive high school students of any Christian denomination interested in reading challenging texts, hearing presentations from college & seminary faculty, and enjoying hands-on experiences in the place where faith and science come together.

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A. Purnell Bailey Pre-Ministerial Program for Ordained Ministry

from Randolph-Macon College

For students who sense a calling to full-time Christian ministry, the A. Purnell Bailey Pre-Ministerial Program at Randolph-Macon College offers encouragement through a weekly vocational discernment group, two internships, and financial support. As the oldest continuously operating United Methodist College in the United States, Randolph-Macon is committed to nurturing young adults who are sensing a call to Christian vocation.

The Bailey Scholar award offers half-tuition during a student’s freshman and sophomore years and full-tuition during the junior and senior years along with two internship experiences (one for academic credit and one with a $3,000 stipend).

Learn more ...

Last Day to Apply 6/1/2019

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Spread the word to young adults (ages 19-30) that JUNE 1 is the FINAL date to apply to the 2019-20 Young Adult Volunteer year ! National sites are available. Learn more online and APPLY!!

See the Amazing Spirit at the 2016 PYT

Krislund Mission Work Camp

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This is an exciting opportunity for groups to come to central Pennsylvania in mission to help repair and improve the homes of needy neighbors while lodging comfortably in the lodges of Krislund and using our camp for recreation, fellowship and worship. Working as the hands and feet of Christ, groups of all types (ages, skills and talents) can grow in faith, fun, and service.
It is thier mission to minister to these folk by providing teams to assist in the tasks of painting, landscaping, installing ramps, removing trip hazards, etc. We will be partnering with other local churches and social services to identify those we can help most and to match the need with the skills and abilities of volunteer groups. And we will be providing those teams with pleasant comfortable surroundings and good meals! Everybody wins! For more informaion, please read our borchure or visit our website (www.krislund.org), or contact Randy Mcmunn, Mission Outreach Director - email: mcmunn@krelund.org, cell: 804-273-0970.

 

Joint Youth Opportunities & Outreach

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H.E.L.P., Inc.  H.E.L.P. (Hampton Roads Ecumenical Lodgings and Provisions) Incorporated is a non-profit organization that ministers to the dignity and needs of the people in the Hampton community by providing assistance in the areas of housing, food, assistance, and health and dental care.  Volunteers serve in a variety of capacities, including gathering donations, preparing snacks, or helping with administrative work.  Visit www.helphouse.org/ for more information. 

ST. Columba Ministries St. Columba Ministries is an ecumenical ministry that operates "in response to the Biblical Mandate to minister to persons in need, whether these needs are economic, social or spiritual.  Individual and group volunteers are needed to package and distribute food, hygiene items, and school supplies.  Volunteers are especially needed during the first weeks of school, just before Thanksgiving, and just before Christmas. Groups may also collect needed items.  Sandwiches are also needed at any time. CALL 757-627-6748 or visit http://www.stcolumbaministries.org/ for more information. 

William E. Rattley Road Ahead Center at CARVER MEMORIAL PC The William E. Rattley Road-Ahead Center serves the peninsula community in need of clothing and food. Volunteers collect and distribute food and clothing to those in need. For more information, please CONTACT Charles Williams at 757 244-3893.   
 

Resources for Youth Ministry

Presby Youth is a online resource that offers downloadable quarterly curriculum for tweens, younger youth, and older youth. Categorized by age-levels, liturgical seasons, and biblical themes, lessons are easy to use, age appropriate, scripturally based, and rooted in Reformed tradition.

Youth Ministry Architects:If you are looking to organize your youth program, this is the place to start. Mark Devries and his team have a ton of free, downloadable, resources to help a youth ministry get back on track and strengthen your ministry.

PRC- Practical Resources for Churches:This website has a TON of webinars that can strengthen your ministry. Every component of ministry is addressed in these free webinars!

2019 PEVA Youth Resources

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The Rev. Lyndsey McCall (First PC, Virginia Beach) has compiled a list of resources for Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Presbytery.

The list includes:
  Continuing Education
  Retreats
  Concerts
  Camping
  Mission Agencies
  Conferences
  Tour Groups

Resources for Youth & Young Adult Ministry by Rev. Lyndsey McCall