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A Leadership Development Opportunity for Young Adults

Each year, UMVIM-NEJ offers a unique leadership development opportunity for young adults (aged 18-30ish).  Participants are trained in the context of planning and executing a mission journey.  Upon completion of the training, participants are expected to lead or co-lead a team on a journey of their choosing within 18 months.  The 2017 and 2018 journeys have been focused on exposing young adults to the Methodist Church of Cuba and its Spirit-filled worship, explosive growth, young leadership, and deep model of discipleship.  The 2019 journey will take young leaders to China to interact with Christians there.  This will be a collaboration between the North Central and the Northeastern Jursidictions.  See the application materials below or contact NEJ Coordinator Tom Lank for more details.

Applications Available for 2019 Journey to China

July 17-31, 2019

Led by:  Bishop Hee-Soo Jung (Wisconsin Annual Conference and Board President of General Board of Global Ministries of the UMC) and veteran UMVIM Team Leaders Rev. David & Christy Newhouse.

Cost:  $3250 including airfare

Description:  During Discover... Mission, China 2019, the team will travel to Shanghai, Nanjing, and Beijing, China; meet with Chinese Christian leaders and leaders-in-training at leading Chinese seminaries, the Amity Foundation, and local congregations; and visit many cultural sites, such as the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City.

Deadline for Applications:  March 1st