Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM)
Recognizing that youth are a vital part of the body of Christ.
For information,email: Pam Bowen, Youth Ministry Coordinator
Youth Ministry is a vital part of the ministry of the Baltimore-Washington Conference. In 2014, we are concentrating on strengthening youth ministry in the local churches by resourcing the eight Districts and their Youth Councils. Each local church is located in one of the eight districts. (click here for map). The list of District Youth Leaders are listed at the bottom of this page.
Contact your District Youth Leader or Pam Bowen, Conference Youth Ministry Coordinator to see how you can get involved.
CCYM will focus on joyful Christian discipleship; developing programs and events that promote Christian fellowship, growth, and unity; encourage and empower youth leaders; and be both a forum and advocate for the youth of the Baltimore-Washington Conference.
Join CCYM by coming to the next meeting (schedule link right above)
- Meet other Christians, bring your friends
- Represent your church at Annual Conference
- Become a CCYM Officer and plan the future
ROCK is an exciting Christian weekend retreat in which youth in grades 6-12 from the Baltimore Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church will gather at the Roland E Powell Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway. The purpose of the retreat is to "ROCK" the lives of our youth and help them into a new or deeper faith in and personal relationship with the ROCK of our Salvation, Jesus. For more information, go to: http://bwcumc.org/rock
Looking for Your District Youth Leaders?
Annapolis District Youth Leader
Contact Kim Marie Walker
Cumberland-Hagerstown District Youth Leader
Contact Marie Ebersole at: email@example.com
Washington East District Youth Leader
Rev. David Showalter: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frederick District Youth Leader
Katie Bishop: email@example.com
Baltimore Suburban District Youth Leader
Julie Flichum: firstname.lastname@example.org
Baltimore Metropolitan District Youth Leader
Josh Gillen: email@example.com
Central Maryland District Youth Leader
Carrie Larsen: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duke Youth Academy, part of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, is an intensive encounter with Christian life. Days are patterned by worship through word and sacrament, reflection on scripture, study, service, play; practices ancient and modern that nourish the life of faith. You will leave the academy challenged to consider your baptismal vocation, confident that God is shaping your future in radical and exciting ways.
The Silver Ring Thing promotes the message of abstinence until marriage centered in a relationship with Jesus Christ through two methods: a Live Event and a small group Silver Ring Thing resource called Project 434. Since 1995, SRT has hosted over 700 events in 8 countries, reaching over 417,000 total attendees. We welcome the opportunity to bring this program to your community and partner with you to impact students and parents with the truth of God's plan for purity.
YMTODAY provides a resource of Bible Studies, Topical Studies, Discussion Starters, Creative Ideas, Illustrations, Drama/Skits, games icebreakers and team builders. Equipping youth leaders – Essentials of Youth Ministry