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  • April 14, 2019

    Brighton Chapel Visits Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Brighton Chapel Visits Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Students and adults from Brighton Chapel, Howe, Indiana, were at Urban Hope Philadelphia March 31-April 6. Urban Hope was privileged to not only have young people but to have four adults, including the Brighton Chapel senior pastor and the youth coordinator. The group served in several ways: Homeless ministry (food, prayer, etc.) Praying for peopleContinue reading →

  • April 14, 2019

    Learn How Plastic Bags Help the Homeless During Heritage Day 2019

    Heritage Day 2019

    Tess Schafer, from Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church, Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, will be at Heritage Day. Tess will talk about how the Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church makes mats for the homeless out of platic bags. Tess is married to Aaron, youth pastor of the Meyersdale church. The couple discovered the mats on the way to the 2018Continue reading →

  • April 13, 2019

    Momentum’s Got Talent Submissions Now Accepted!

    Momentum's Got Talent at Momentum Youth Conference

    Momentum Youth Conference is now accepting submissions for Momentum’s Got Talent 2019! MGT encourages students to develop skills such as videography, poetry, creative writing, media arts, graphic design, art work, spoken word, interpretive Scripture memorization, dance, vocal solo, youth band, etc. Students enter MGT by creating and uploading a video of themselves performing whatever theyContinue reading →

  • April 8, 2019

    Urban Hope Training Center Los Angeles Renovations Complete

    Urban Hope Training Center LA

    The renovations for Urban Hope Training Center in Los Angeles at the Grace Brethren Church of Norwalk are fully complete! Special thanks to donors who made the renovations of these bathrooms/showers, dormitory spaces, and training center rooms possible. See more pictures on the Urban Hope Los Angeles website. Here’s how CE National helps to equipContinue reading →

  • April 7, 2019

    Dr. Walt Mueller Will Speak on Grand-parenting Gen Z for Heritage Day 2019

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

    The featured guest speaker for Heritage Day 2019 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 moreContinue reading →

  • April 6, 2019

    A One Week Experience Your Students Won’t Forget: City Life 2019!

    City Life Summer Ministry Experience

    One week: Even the most busy students should be able to give at least one week to serve others with purpose! City Life, CE National’s eight-day ministry opportunity, at both Urban Hope locations, is the perfect way for high school students to spend a week of their summer focusing on and serving in ministry. StudentsContinue reading →

  • April 6, 2019

    Tony Livigni to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    Tony Livigni to speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    Tony Livigni will be one of the main session speakers during Momentum Youth Conference 2019. Tony Livigni is the campus pastor of the Medina East Campus of Grace Church. He has served at Grace Church for 12 years, serving in college and young adult ministry for 7 years and leading the Medina East Campus forContinue reading →

  • March 31, 2019

    Momentum Early Bird Registration Extended to April 1

    Momentum Youth Conference

    Since March 31 falls on Sunday, the Momentum Youth Conference early bird registration has been extended to Monday, April 1. Pay your $75 Momentum Youth Conference deposit by April 1 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 focusContinue reading →

  • March 31, 2019

    Elevate Student Ministry Video of Urban Hope Philadelphia Trip

    Elevate Student Ministry

    Elevate Student Ministry from Connection Christian Church visited Urban Hope Philadelphia in February. The group produced a great highlight video of their trip.

  • March 31, 2019

    Three Western Pennsylvania Churches Visit Urban Hope

    Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Three churches were at Urban Hope from Western Pennsylvania on March 15-17: Grace Fellowship in Avis, Community Grace Brethren Church in Everett, and Liberty Grace in Johnstown. Find out more about Urban Hope at urbanhope.net/philly.

  • March 30, 2019

    A Great Week with a Purpose: City Life 2019!

    City Life

    Looking for a way to serve others with a purpose, to be a part of something bigger than yourself, and have a great time doing it? This is the concept behind City Life, CE National’s eight-day ministry opportunity for high school students! This summer, City Life is ministering coast-to-coast as we partner with CE National’sContinue reading →

  • March 30, 2019

    Over 60 Gather for The National Youth Worker Retreat

    The National Youth Worker Retreat

    The National Youth Worker Retreat attracted youth workers from across the country to Daytona Beach, Florida. Two youth workers came from as far away as Alaska. Main session speakers were Bruce Barlow, Sean McDowell, Jordan Howerton, and Steve Kozak. A great spirit of sharing and interaction was a large part of the retreat. See picturesContinue reading →

  • March 29, 2019

    National Bible Bee Encourages Bible Memorization

    National Bible Bee

    National Bible Bee headquarters are located in San Antonio, Texas. In 2009, the ministry was founded with the mission to engage young people in the memorization and study of God’s Word and provide opportunities to proclaim it through local, national, and broadcast competitions. National Bible Bee developed a Summer Study to help cultivate not onlyContinue reading →

  • March 20, 2019

    Over 60 Gathered for the National Youth Worker Retreat

    The National Youth Worker Retreat

    The National Youth Worker Retreat is in full swing in Daytona Beach, Florida. Last night, Jordan Howerton led an hour of worship. On Tuesday morning Steve Kozak, vice president of youth ministries for CE National, talked about the changing landscape of youth ministry, Bruce Barlow, lead pastor of Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church in WinonaContinue reading →

  • 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 →