First UMC Toms River, Central UMC (Linwood), and Princeton UMC brought their youth groups to Pinelands Center for a Memorial Day weekend retreat. Click here for a video of their experience produced by Wes Ellis, the Associate Pastor for First UMC Toms River. … [Read more...] about Youth Retreats at Pinelands Center, Mt. Misery
NEXT GEN NEWS
Greetings from my seventh flight in the past three weeks! Seven flights may seem overwhelming, but it’s not all bad! We had five flights going and coming back from vacation and then last week I was in Kansas City with 3,500 youth and youth leaders for the 2019 Youth conference. I’ve been blessed with safe travels and the ability to get some altitude and (literally) experience a 30,000-foot view. Sometimes you have to take a step back and look at the big picture. In Greater New Jersey … [Read more...] about Message from Executive Director Eric Drew | July 2019
The young people we meet across Greater New Jersey are not only creative, they are also ready to put their faith into action. That’s why our theme for Next Gen Summer Camps, Created to Create, fits so well. Our next generation of disciples have been created for such a time as this and they are ready to create what is next for the church and world. Our goal at Next Gen Ministries is to harness this creativity so that our students can move into what is next with a passion that is … [Read more...] about Message from Executive Director Eric Drew | June 2019
Davidson Sutherland Davidson Sutherland is serving as the Next Generation Ministries Youth and Campus Program Coordinator. Davidson will provide support and resources to campus ministries, campus ministers and students through the Next Gen Campus Ministry Network and Mosaic Program. Additionally, Davidson will work with Kerwin to create events and resources that help youth workers and youth to connect with God, grow in faith and leadership, and lead in their congregation and … [Read more...] about Next Generation Ministries Welcomes New Staff Members
2019 Annual Conference Courtesy ©Shari DeAngelo Studios Exciting things are happening at Next Generation Ministries. Get involved to support the next generation of Godly disciples: Invite. Help spread the word about IGNITE 2019, Next Gen Summer Camps and all of the other exciting things happening at Next Gen. Volunteer. Looking for a way to give back? Become a Next Gen Summer Camps volunteer and stay tuned for other volunteer opportunities for you and your youth groups. … [Read more...] about Help Us Lead On!