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  • March 18, 2019

    Momentum Youth Conference Early Bird Registration Ends March 31

    Momentum Youth Conference

    Pay your $75 Momentum Youth Conference deposit by March 31 and save $25. Registration for Momentum 2019 opened February 1 at buildmomentum.org. The week will feature nationally known speakers and amazing worship as we focus on our theme, The Reason, and 1 Peter 3:15. The conference is for 6th to 12th grade students, youth leaders,Continue reading →

  • March 16, 2019

    Dr. Jeff Bogue to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2019

    Dr. Jeff Bogue to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2019

    Dr. Jeff Bogue will be a main session speaker at Momentum Youth Conference 2019. Jeff is a pastor whose passion is to help Jesus make sense to everyone. He became a Christ-follower as a junior in college. His passion for ministry comes from his own experience of searching for the mind and heart of GodContinue reading →

  • March 16, 2019

    Hope Grace Church from Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, Visits Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Urban Hope Training Center Philadelphia

    Eight adults and two students visited Urban Hope Philadelphia from Hope Grace Church in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania. The group spent February 8-10 doing homeless ministry, meeting people by installing smoke detectors, and participating in a prayer walk. They also went to Coffee House celebration with people from Urban Hope Community Church and attended the Sunday morningContinue reading →

  • March 12, 2019

    So What is City Life Anyway? Part 2

    So What is City Life Anyway? Part 2

    In last week’s article, we shared some information that readers may not know about CE National’s high school ministry team, City Life. Here are some more frequently asked questions and answers about City Life and some specifics for the exciting things planned for 2019! How big are the City Life teams? We can take betweenContinue reading →

  • March 12, 2019

    Keith Minier to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2019

    Keith Minier to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2019

    Keith Minier will be a main session speaker at Momentum Youth Conference 2019. Keith is the lead pastor at Grace Fellowship in Pickerington, Ohio. He has served faithfully in this role for ten years and has seen God move tremendously over that time. Grace Fellowship has grown from a church of 70 to over 3,200Continue reading →

  • March 11, 2019

    Dr. Walt Mueller is the Guest Speaker for Heritage Day 2019

    Dr. Walt Mueller will be the guest speaker at CE National's Heritage Day

    The featured guest speaker will be Dr. Walt Mueller, founder and president of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding. Also on the schedule is a special performance by Piercing Word and worship led by Diane Susek. Heritage is April 26, 2019, at Shady Maple Smörgåsbord, in East Earl, Pennsylvania. Find out more and register at cenational.org/heritage.Continue reading →

  • March 10, 2019

    Thank You Grace Church, Waynesboro

    Thank you Grace Church, Waynesboro

    A huge thank you to the group from Grace Church in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, for their tremendous help on some big work projects. Tim Clothier, lead pastor, led the group. The group hung drywall in the Balmer Building annex, removed ceiling tiles, demolished a wall, helped repair vehicles, and more. Watch this video highlighting the church’sContinue reading →

  • March 9, 2019

    The National Youth Worker Retreat Starts March 18

    The National Youth Worker Retreat Starts March 18

    The National Youth Worker Retreat is just around the corner. There’s still time to register and spend time learning from Sean McDowell, Bruce Barlow, Steve Kozak, and Jordan Howerton. The location is right on the ocean at El Caribe Resort in Daytona Beach, Florida. Room rate for retreat attendees is $110 per night. The retreatContinue reading →

  • March 8, 2019

    Brighton Chapel: The First Group to Visit Urban Hope Los Angeles

    Brighton Chapel: The First Group to Visit Urban Hope Los Angeles

    The first group to visit Urban Hope Los Angeles was Brighton Chapel from Howe, Indiana. (February 19-26, 2019) This group jumped right into training and serving. They served at a downtown homeless shelter, participated in a local park ministry, and visited a mosque while learning about the Muslim community. Here is a list of ministriesContinue reading →

  • March 6, 2019

    New! ON MISSION Insights Podcast

    ON MISSION Insights Podcast

    Go to cenational.org/podcast and check out the new ON MISSION Insights Podcast. If you minister to students in any way, whether parent, pastor, teacher, coach, youth leader, etc., this podcast is for you. Steve Kozak, vice-president of youth ministry for CE National, and Dave Nicodemus, students pastor for Grace Polaris Church, are the hosts. TheirContinue reading →

  • March 5, 2019

    Major Concerns for a Pastor and Staff – Pastorpedia Live April 24

    Pastor Knute Larson will be speaking on the seven areas he sees as the most important fixes for every church staff and board, after godliness and family. From personal schedule to board and staff responsibilities to group confusion, values, and love, you will find them very clear and practical. Knute was a pastor for 43Continue reading →

  • March 4, 2019

    Diane Susek to Lead Worship at Heritage Day 2019

    Diane Susek to Lead Worship at Heritage Day 2019

    Diane Susek will lead worship at Heritage Day 2019. Diane has one purpose and goal in singing and that is to honor Christ with a ministry to the minds, hearts, and souls of people. Those who hear her by recording, the media, in churches and Bible conferences, or at conventions and banquets leave with noContinue reading →

  • March 3, 2019

    So What is City Life Anyway?

    o What is City Life Anyway?

    We’ve found that a number of our CE National friends don’t know much about our high school ministry team, City Life. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about City Life and some specifics for the exciting things planned for 2019! What are the dates and locations for City Life 2019? There will beContinue reading →

  • March 2, 2019

    Grace Church and Shall Never Thirst Help at Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Grace Church and Shall Never Thirst Help at Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Last weekend, February 22-24, Grace Church from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, helped at Urban Hope Philadelphia. Tim Clothier, lead pastor, led the group. The group hung drywall in the Balmer Building annex, removed ceiling tiles, demolished a wall, helped repair vehicles, and more. In addition to the Grace Church team, men from a wonderful ministry called ShallContinue reading →

  • February 26, 2019

    Children’s Ministry Need at Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Urban Hope Philadelphia is looking for an experienced person to work with a team of people for two weeks helping with children’s ministry or sports ministry with children and youth. For more information, contact Ed Lewis at edlewis@cenational.org. Related Articles See what else CE National does to reach neglected people. Experience Urban Hope Training CenterContinue reading →

  • February 25, 2019

    Piercing Word to Perform at Heritage Day 2019

    Piercing Word to Perform at Heritage Day 2019

    Piercing Word will give a special guest performance at Heritage Day 2019. Piercing Word is a ministry that has been performing scripture across the country since 2007 and is currently based out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. All of their scripts are word-for-word straight from the ESV Bible. The mission of Piercing Word is to ignite passionContinue reading →

  • February 25, 2019

    Dimas Salaberrios to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    Dimas Salaberrios to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    Dimas Salaberrios will be one of the main session speakers during Momentum Youth Conference 2019. As a worldwide missionary, teacher, and speaker, Pastor Dimas Salaberrios has shared the gospel of Jesus Christ on almost every continent. He has served as senior pastor of Infinity Bible Church, which he founded in partnership with Dr. Tim KellerContinue reading →

  • February 23, 2019

    Consider a Week of Ministry on City Life 2019!

    Consider a Week of Ministry on City Life 2019!

    CE National has always been interested in offering a variety of ministry opportunities for students that know Jesus and want to grow in their walk with Him. City Life teams were launched with the concept of a shorter tour of hands-on ministry in major inner-city locations. City Life has many of the ministry equipping aspectsContinue reading →

  • February 22, 2019

    Connection Christian Church Visits Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Connection Christian Church Visits Urban Hope Philadelphia

    The team from Connection Christian Church, York, Pennsylvania, brought 46 people for the weekend. Fifteen were adults with the rest being students. The group was under the leadership of Cody Ray. See pictures on the CE National Facebook Page. After orientation the group prepared food and were trained in homeless ministry. They then gave outContinue reading →

  • February 18, 2019

    The Best of ON MSSION Insights So Far…

    These four ON MISSION Insights articles were posted in late 2018 and have consistently received views. Check them out to see how they might help your ministry, too. Help! I Prepared for 20 Students, but only 5 showed up 4 Challenges Young Church Leaders Will Face How to Get Your Youth Group Talking What WorksContinue reading →