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Where are you taking your youth this summer?

Engaging with Young People

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Where are you taking your youth this summer?

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For over 40 years, our Youth Summits have been life-changing experiences for high school youth, young adults (college aged youth), and their leaders! The GenOn Summit is a week of Bible study, worship, recreation, shared meals, and mission work. LOGOS!

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Engaging with Young People

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By Rev. Thom Lamb, Grace Presbyterian Church, Temple, TX I will never forget when Robert came and asked if I would accompany him for the talent show at what was then known as LOGOS Conference East. I was happy to help and one afternoon we sat down to practice. It did not go well. Robert could barely carry a tune and he wanted to sing the song, Friends by Michael W. Smith. I really tried to convince him to sing something a little more in his range, but Robert was insistent, and I was fearful that he would embarrass himself....

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How does camp matter?

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Does camp make a difference? Vibrant Faith reports that the recent Effective Camp Research Project provides concrete information on the impact of a one-week Christian camp experience on “the lives of the primary participants and their supporting networks.” Phase 1 of the study, based on three camps in Wisconsin associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, gathered data from camp participants age 11-14 years old, their parents, camp staff and directors, and church professionals visiting the camps. The study identified 5 fundamental characteristics of camp: Relational environment (meeting new people, practicing reconciliation) Participatory (providing active, kinesthetic activities characterized as fun)...

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