Youth Peace Travel Team

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Members of the team for 2016

Phoebe Hart of Roanoke, Va., and Oak Grove Church of the Brethren in Virlina District

Kiana Simonson of Modesto, Calif., and Modesto Church of the Brethren in Pacific Southwest District

Jenna Walmer of Mount Joy, Pa., and Palmyra Church of the Brethren in Atlantic Northeast District

Sara White of Huntingdon, Pa., and Stone Church of the Brethren in Middle Pennsylvania District

The members of the Youth Peace Travel Team travel to camps across the denomination, teaching about peace, justice, and reconciliation. The group also gives peace programs at a variety of camps and conferences over the summer. The goal of the team's work is to talk with other young people about the Christian message and the Brethren tradition of peacemaking.

College age Church of the Brethren young adults (19 - 22 yrs.) will be selected for the next team. A stipend is paid to team members.

You might also be interested in applying for Ministry Summer Service.

The first Youth Peace Travel Team was formed in the summer of 1991 as a cooperative effort of a number of Church of the Brethren programs. Since that year, a team has been fielded every summer. The Youth Peace Travel Team is sponsored by the Church of the Brethren's Youth/Young Adult Ministry office and Brethren Volunteer Service, On Earth Peace, Bethany Theological Seminary, and the Outdoor Ministries Association.

If you'd like more information, contact the Youth and Young Adult Ministry office at:

1451 Dundee Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
(800) 323-8039, x385
cobyouth@brethren.org