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Christian formation leaders identify lifelong practices of faith

According to the Rev. Olivia Stewart, participating in the Christian Formation Symposium — a gathering of seasoned practitioners from across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — was “awesome.” “It made my heart really big,” she said. “I’m more excited now than I’ve been in a long time.”

Minute for Mission: Youth in the Church and World

Minute for Mission: Youth in the Church and World Vikita Sihali was a “young” young adult at the 2013 Presbyterian Youth Triennium. She serves her home presbytery, Amatola, in the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa and her home congregation as a youth leader. She shared the following words with the presbyteries of Northern New England and Boston after the Triennium:

Young Adult Volunteer program provides fulfillment and challenge

Melissa Rift is living in Colorado as a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program. Young adult volunteers like Melissa Rift explore God’s calling in their lives while living as part of a Christian community in YAV partner sites around the world.

Synod of the Trinity

Ah, the ever-compelling “new thing”—the focus of a robust grant opportunity in the Synod of the Trinity. The New Initiative Grant for Presbyteries provides resources for presbytery projects that reach for new and risk-taking ministry dreams that join with God’s “new thing.” Through this partnership, leaders test and refine ministry for the good and learning of all.