The Rev. Brian Durand and the Rev. Jim Bushfield provided an update June 7 on the New Generation Task Force.

In addition to Durand being named Associate Director of Leadership Development for the conference, the conference center hired Helene Foust to focus on student ministry.

The group is focusing on three areas:

  • Leadership at the local church level: Making disciples for Jesus Christ and not just to save the institution;
  • Reclaiming the role in the church as mentors and learners: Who are you training and learning from? and
  • Continuing to connect and encourage others: with numerous events and activities for youth, young adults and clergy.

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