NYC Offers Intercultural Scholarships to 100 Youth and Advisors

The National Youth Conference (NYC) Office awarded about 100 intercultural scholarships last week to youth and advisors from around the denomination. NYC has offered scholarships for many years to congregations that have a membership that is majority intercultural. Scholarships were awarded to youth and advisors from 12 churches in 5 districts.

Church Youth Groups Get Together to Register for National Youth Conference

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren youth and advisors were among the youth groups that got together the evening of Jan. 3 for a National Youth Conference (NYC) registration party. The youth at Highland Avenue Church in Elgin, Ill., decided to hold their party so that they would be among the first to register for NYC 2014. They were just seven of more than 200 people who registered in the first two hours after online registration opened.

Online Registration for National Youth Conference Begins This Evening

Online registration for National Youth Conference (NYC) 2014 opens this evening, Jan. 3, at 7 p.m. central time. The conference will be held July 19-24 on the campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo., and all youth who have completed 9th grade through one year of college are eligible to attend. To register, beginning at 7 p.m. (central), visit www.brethren.org/NYC .

National Youth Conference Speakers Announced, Registration Opens January 3

The National Youth Conference Office has announced its list of 10 speakers for NYC 2014, to be held July 19-24, 2014, in Fort Collins, Colo. The NYC Office also is encouraging all congregations to plan NYC registration parties for the evening of Jan. 3 when online registration opens at 7 p.m. (central time). Youth groups are encouraged to plan a fun evening of food and games, and register together when the clock strikes seven. Party ideas are available on the registration page of the NYC website at www.brethren.org/yya/nyc/registration-info.html .

New Video Series Asks, “Why NYC?”

The National Youth Conference Office has launched a weekly video series called “Why NYC Wednesdays.” It features young adults from around the denomination reflecting on what their NYC experience meant to them and sharing reasons why current youth should make NYC a #1 priority next summer.

Youth Conference Coordinators to Hold ‘NYC Hangouts’ in September

An itinerary of “NYC Hangouts” is planned by National Youth Conference (NYC) coordinators Katie Cummings, Tim Heishman, and Sarah Neher. The Church of the Brethren NYC 2014 is planned for July 19-24 on the campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo., as a week-long “faith formation extravaganza” for youth and adult advisors. The September “NYC Hangouts” are information sessions, complete with pizza, to which youth and advisors are invited.