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RELOAD New York 2014

09/13/2014 @ 8:15 am - 3:30 pm

$25 - $35

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THERE’S STILL ROOM, COME & REGISTER AT-THE-DOOR

RELOAD, A one-day training event that teaches best practices in youth ministry and connects you with like-minded leaders who share your calling & understand your challenges. Whether you are a veteran, seasoned, or a brand new youth worker, You and your team will be inspired, equipped and refreshed by this leadership development experience.

General Session Speaker

DougFields_nyc DOUG FIELDS / HomeWord Center for Youth
Doug Fields has served as a youth pastor and teaching pastor for more than thirty years at Mariners’ Church and Saddleback Church in Souther California. Currently he is the executive director at the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University and a partner at Downloadyouthministry.com

Featured Artist

Propaganda_nyc PROPAGANDA / HumbleBeast Records
Dynamic, soulful, experimental, and clever, all focused on the heart of a person. With an uncompromising message intertwined with hot rhythms and beats, Los Angeles based, Propaganda, lyrically puts together potent relevant music that reaches across the spectrum of youth and pop culture.

Presenters & Workshops

Larry_nyc THE CORE COMPETENCIES OF A SOLID YOUTH MINISTRY
by LARRY ACOSTA / Urban Youth Workers Institute
This is no time for passive youth ministry – Kids’ lives are at stake! Learn the core competencies and map out the practical steps for moving your ministry from good to great! Build your team, become a more relational youth ministry than you’ve ever been, and raise up student leaders who will reach their friends and serve beyond the four walls of the church.
Eddie_nyc THE GOSPEL: THE SOURCE OF OUR IDENTITY
by EDDIE ZALDANA / Spanish Eastern Assemblies of God Youth Min.
People struggle during their lifetime because they have failed to understand their identity. They study their surroundings looking for answers and adapting to what they find. This has led people to live a life full of frustration and unhappiness. During this workshop you will learn It is then when Christ teaches us through the gospel the reason we have been created and how we ought to live our lives.
Enid_nyc MENTORING URBAN YOUTH FOR LIFE CHANGE
by ENID ALMANZAR / American Bible Society
Mentoring is a relational experience in which one person (mentor) empowers another (mentee) by a transfer of resources.  Who was that “one” for you?  Mentoring is one of the most powerful, yet under utilized forms of transformation.  It is still the best strategy for strengthening youth from broken families!  Explore key models of mentoring, core-characteristics of good mentors, learn best practices for having great talks in your mentoring relationships, and get practical ideas you can used in your existing programs or to launch a mentoring program in your community.
Jeremy_nyc HOW PUBLIC SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS ARE TRANSFORMING YOUTH MINISTRY IN NYC AND BEYOND
by JEREMY DEL RIO / 20/20 Vision for Schools & Paul Coty
Why are parachurch ministries like Young Life and Cru and NYC youth pastors partnering with public schools to teach music, coach basketball, and empower student leadership? Meet youth ministry veterans whose ministries have been transformed by moving beyond holy huddles in win-win partnerships with neighborhood schools. The question is no longer whether schools will open their doors to youth workers, but rather how best to serve once inside. Hear real world stories, explore best practices, and discover opportunities for sustainable ministry impacts that empower students and communities to flourish.
Carolyn_nyc ARTS INTEGRATION: SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS THAT IMPACT THE COMMUNITY
by Carolyn Harrison / Young Life
Study of the fine and performing arts (visual, instrumental and vocal music, dance, or theater) as a stand-alone subject or integrated into the school curriculum is increasingly accepted as an essential part of achieving success in school, work, and life. This workshop will equip participants with strategies for partnering with schools to create fine and performing arts experiences that bless the entire school community.
David_nyc MEASURING SUCCESS IN YOUTH MINISTRY
by David Hertweck / NY Assemblies of God Youth Ministries
What if getting teenagers to behave, getting teenagers to the right events andgetting teenagers to like each other shouldn’t be the primary goals of youth ministry? In this workshop, David will share biblical concepts and practical ideas on how to create a disciple-making environment marked by Gospel Fluency, Spirit Dependency and Biblical Community.
Fabian_nyc FOLLOW THE LEADER: BECOMING THE KIND OF LEADER OTHERS CAN FOLLOW
by Fabian Kalapuch / NJ Assemblies of God Youth Ministries
Mostly all of us as children have experienced playing the fun game of follow the leader, but what happens when we become the person who is leading the game, and more importantly in life? As a youth leader, how do we become the kind of person others can follow after? How should we lead when our situation is perfect and also the inevitable not so perfect of situations?
Paul_nyc HOW PUBLIC SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS ARE TRANSFORMING YOUTH MINISTRY IN NYC AND BEYOND
by Paul H. Coty / Young Life Gotham City Region & Jeremy DelRio
Why are parachurch ministries like Young Life and Cru and NYC youth pastors partnering with public schools to teach music, coach basketball, and empower student leadership? Meet youth ministry veterans whose ministries have been transformed by moving beyond holy huddles in win-win partnerships with neighborhood schools. The question is no longer whether schools will open their doors to youth workers, but rather how best to serve once inside. Hear real world stories, explore best practices, and discover opportunities for sustainable ministry impacts that empower students and communities to flourish.
Lee_nyc CREATING A SERVING CULTURE OF YOUNG PEOPLE
by Brandi Rooker of Lee Wilson Ministries 
Teens are our future! Successful businesses understand the absolute necessity of marketing to teenagers; everyone wants a piece of them.  Likewise, the church also has the opportunity to impact this generation and harness the power of their influence. It is time to raise up leaders who will impact the church by serving the church. In order to do this you have to create a serving culture.
Katrice_nyc REACHING HIGH-RISK YOUTH
by Katrice Walker / Young Life – Jamaica Center
One in four youth are deemed at-risk of not developing into healthy adulthood. What works for the majority of kids in a youth ministry generally doesn’t work with these kids. Can we offer them more than “three strikes and you’re out?”  Learn proven models of programming to effectively reach them with the Gospel. 
Omar_nyc THE PROCESS OF DISCIPLESHIP
by Omar George / Church of God
Every Youth Ministry needs to be fully integrated into the life of a congregation, and directed outward toward witness and service to the community. It must also be deeply rooted and grounded in God’s Word and the proclamation of the Christian gospel. This  process happens best when the following environments are present. In this class the student will learn, what those environments are.
Maurice_nyc CHOICES & CONSEQUENCES:
PERSPECTIVES ON YOUTH & JUSTICE
by Maurice Winley / R.E.A.L Solutions for Youth, Harlem NY
Participants will be provided with an overview of the juvenile justice system and experience the oppression of youth, family, and communities.  We will discuss strategies and alternatives to incarceration for youth ministries and faith based institutions. Participants will be exposed to approaches for engaging justice-involved youth, grounded in a biblical philosophy of service, as well as tools for system engagement.

Justin_nyc THE GOSPEL & YOUTH CULTURE: ENGAGING NEW
CULTURAL DYNAMICS WITH THE GOSPEL
by Justin Adour
There are cultural shifts in the conversations concerning God, faith, and the church. Our goal is recognize how the Gospel provides resources to help youth leaders and youth navigate through an evolving culture.
Robert_nyc CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
FOR CHURCH PLANTING IN NYC
by Robert Guerrero
Church planting is a must for reaching a turning point for evangelization and cultural renewal in one of the most influential cities in the world. What are the challenges for church planting and planters in NYC? What are the opportunities? What are key elements that a church planter should have in his tool-box to be most effective in such a challenging and exciting city? This workshop will help you identify key areas of assessment and training for effective urban center and inner city church planting. 

Schedule

8:15- 9:00am Registration
9:00-10:30am  General Session
10:45- 11:45am – Workshops
12:00-1:00pm – Lunch
1:15-2:15pm – Workshops
2:30-3:30pm – General Session
3:30pm – Reload Ends

 

Details

Date:
09/13/2014
Time:
8:15 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$25 - $35
Event Category:

Venue

Promise Ministries
130-30 31st Avenue
Flushing, NY 11354 United States
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Website:
http://www.pifny.org/directions/