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  • May 21, 2018

    Momentum Youth Conference Speaker Schedule 2018

    Momentum 2018 is July 17-22 at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. Our main sessions during the week include a great line up of speakers and we’re excited for The Jordan Howerton Band, pictured above, to be leading worship. Find out more and register at buildmomentum.org.

  • May 21, 2018

    Faithfulness Award Given to Galen Wiley

    Each year, CE National provides CE National Honors which give honor to churches and individuals who are living ON MISSION for Jesus. Last Sunday, May 13, Galen Wiley was presented with an award at his home church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Congratulations for living a faithful life of ministry to the Lord and to others! Watch aContinue reading →

  • May 20, 2018

    Urban Hope Los Angeles – A Place to Train Believers on the West Coast

    For 20 years CE National has been training believers how to reach neglected people through the ministry of Urban Hope in Philadelphia. Now CE National will also provide inner-city training on the west coast through the new Urban Hope in Los Angeles. Urban Hope Los Angeles will be held at the Grace Brethren Church ofContinue reading →

  • May 19, 2018

    Church Groups Recently Visit Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Urban Hope Training Center Philadelphia

    Spry Church from York, Pennsylvania, and Summit Mills from Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, visited Urban Hope Philly May 4-6. Among other opportunities, the groups helped with El Compassion Ministry, installed smoke detectors in homes, and did a prayer walk through the neighborhood. Visit urbanhope.net to find out how your group can experience inner city ministry at UrbanContinue reading →

  • May 18, 2018

    CE National Board of Directors Meetings

    The CE National Board of Directors are currently in the midst of their spring board meetings. These meetings are taking place at The Lodge in Syracuse, Indiana, a ministry of Grace Community Church in Goshen, Indiana, (Jim Brown, pastor) through Saturday afternoon. Your prayers are much appreciated for these leaders as they hear reports andContinue reading →

  • May 18, 2018

    To All Dads With Daughters

    Recently a male friend of mine was telling me about his experiences in meeting some very “broken” females. By broken, he was referring to an emotional breakdown in which they had experienced trauma or emotional neglect that was shaping their viewpoints on dating. He explained how he was dating a girl that would not believeContinue reading →

  • May 15, 2018

    Momentum’s Got Talent Entries are Open

    Whether your talent is singing, playing an instrument, dancing, spoken word, or a variety of other things, we want you to showcase your talent in Momentum’s Got Talent 2018! One of the great advantages of a student’s involvement in Momentum’s Got Talent is the opportunity to be eligible for scholarships. Multiple colleges give renewable scholarshipsContinue reading →

  • May 14, 2018

    Thanks to Tommy Keogh for Many Years of Service

    Urban Hope Philadelphia and CE National want to express thanks to Tommy Keogh for his many years of service as facility director for the church and training center. Tommy oversaw the facilities, coordinated work teams, and did a wide range of construction and maintenance projects. Tommy has been instrumental in helping update many of theContinue reading →

  • May 13, 2018

    Announcing the Adult Leaders for the Operation Barnabas Southern California Team!

    Timothy Kurtaneck, director of Operation Barnabas, said, “Southern California is a terrific place to be able to equip and train young people in what it means to live ON MISSION. Not only is it a great location, this summer we have such a quality group of experienced, adult Operation Barnabas leaders that will make theContinue reading →

  • May 12, 2018

    The 20th Graduation of Students from TNI

    This weekend marks the 20th graduation of students from The National Institute, the youth ministry major that CE National provides for Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana. We are excited for these TNI students who will be serving the Lord by ministering to the next generation in both local churches and para-church ministries. We areContinue reading →

  • May 12, 2018

    Farewell and Thanks to Noah Hicks

    In every organization, there are individuals who take on roles that are vitally important but may not be seen very much by the community at large. For the past year, Noah Hicks has been one of those important team members at CE National, filling the role of data entry. Noah is a college student atContinue reading →

  • May 11, 2018

    Several Groups will Soon be Experiencing Urban Hope Philadelphia

    A group from Grace College, Winona Lake, Indiana, will arrive at Urban Hope Philadelphia this week. The students are taking a module class in foundations in urban ministry. Along with Philadelphia, the class will spend time in New York City and other urban centers. Arriving Saturday, May 12, Kingsway Christian School will be at UrbanContinue reading →

  • May 9, 2018

    ON MISSION in Los Angeles

    Urban Hope Training Center Los Angeles offers opportunities for believers of all ages to be trained in evangelism and urban ministry. Our passion is for individuals and churches to catch a vision for living ON MISSION so they not only impact our neighborhood but their home communities through our year-round experiences. Tim Lansing will leadContinue reading →

  • May 8, 2018

    Almost 200 People Attend Heritage Day

    Almost 200 people attended Heritage 2018 at Shady Maple Smörgåsbord in East Earl, Pennsylvania. Heritage primarily encourages older believers to mentor younger people and be active in ministry in their church. https://www.facebook.com/pg/cenational/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1896108913756333 The program included the mixed quartet One Heart One Voice and a presentation by Randy Maxson. Randy presented Patrick Henry’s famous “Liberty andContinue reading →

  • May 8, 2018

    Five Students from Grace College Graduate from the SUM Program

    Five students from Grace College completed their education by serving their entire senior year at Urban Hope Philadelphia. James Holt was dean of the program. Jason Holt, and many adjunct faculty, helped teach the students. During the year the students traveled to cities such as Boston, Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Detroit, Baltimore, andContinue reading →

  • May 7, 2018

    Urban Ministry Up-Close and Personal

    One of the unique opportunities students have as a part of the SUM (Studies in Urban Ministry) program at Urban Hope is to meet face-to-face with urban leaders. This week we had Dr. Robert (Bob) Emberger, the executive director of the Whosoever Gospel Mission come and share with the students about best practices when ministeringContinue reading →

  • May 6, 2018

    Personal Ethics for Pastors – the Next Pastorpedia Live

    June 6th: 10 am – 3 pm Dr. Daniel Green, Moody Theological Seminary Register now… Pastors leave the ministry every day over the issues that will be addressed in this seminar about integrity in the use of power, sexuality, money, and words. Attendees will leave with fresh insight into these topics and some ideas forContinue reading →

  • May 5, 2018

    Rick Cartagena Receives Award from CE National

    Rick Cartagena has devoted his life to helping inmates and addicts come to know Jesus. He serves as the director of evangelism for Christian Life Prison and Recovery Ministries in Philadelphia. He and his wife, Brenda, are part of an extension of CE National’s Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Recently, Ed Lewis, presidentContinue reading →

  • May 4, 2018

    Announcing the Adult Leaders for the Operation Barnabas Northern California Team!

    Timothy Kurtaneck, director of Operation Barnabas, said, “I am thrilled to have this quality group of experienced adult leaders on our roster for 2018! I believe they will have significant impact and make an incredible difference in the lives of their team members for the cause of Christ that will go far beyond just thisContinue reading →

  • April 30, 2018

    Momentum’s Got Talent Entries are Open

    Whether your talent is singing, playing an instrument, dancing, spoken word, or a variety of other things, we want you to showcase your talent in Momentum’s Got Talent 2018! One of the great advantages of a student’s involvement in Momentum’s Got Talent is the opportunity to be eligible for scholarships. Multiple colleges give renewable scholarshipsContinue reading →