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  • April 11, 2019

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  • April 12, 2019

    HopeMobile is Ready for Service at Urban Hope Philadelphia

    HopeMobile Truck at Urban Hope Philadelphia

    It’s finally here!! The HopeMobile truck is an incredible tool for doing ministries to children AND doing homeless outreach! Urban Hope Philadelphia can now take to the streets. This box truck, called HopeMobile, has been purchased and equipped for mobile church. The truck will be used for kids programs, homeless ministries, and more. A group fromContinue reading →

  • July 3, 2019

    Urban Hope Day Camps and Block Party

    Grace Church Bath Campus from Akron, Ohio, and Manheim Grace from Manheim, Pennsylvania, helped with Urban Hope‘s kid’s camp and block parties last week. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday were the kid’s camp and Tuesday and Thursday were the block parties. The groups also did homeless outreach and kid’s programs using the HopeMobile truck. About 100Continue reading →

  • January 22, 2020

    Now is the Time to Apply for Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience!

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    The Operation Barnabas application deadline for this summer’s 2020 OB tours is coming up soon, so now is when high school students should fill out the online application for Operation Barnabas 2020! The online OB application and reference forms are here. Operation Barnabas is for students who want to: Experience God in a fresh wayContinue reading →

  • Jeff Bogue Named New CE National President

    Jeff Bogue Named CE National President

    After nearly fifty years of ministry work at CE National, Ed Lewis, CE National’s longest serving president, is retiring from the role of leading CE National, but is looking forward to continuing to live ON MISSION as he retires. Ed Lewis has been president of CE National for over 35 years. He is the thirdContinue reading →

  • February 5, 2019

    OMI Episode 4

    Steve and Dave talk with Tim Lansing at the Los Angeles Urban Hope Training Center Dedication. Check out this episode!

  • August 19, 2016

    CE National Honors Presented at Momentum 2016

    During the week of the Momentum youth conference (July 26-31) at Cedarville University, two CE National Honors were presented during a main session before over 2,200 people. Last week we shared that Tony and Kelly Vitrano (Grace Church in Akron, Ohio) were presented as the youth staff members of the year. The Youth Pastor ofContinue reading →

  • September 11, 2019

    Momentum Youth Conference Videos for Your Youth Group

    Momentum Youth Conference Videos for Your Youth Group

    The Momentum Youth Conference main session videos are available for download. Each has a study guide you can use in your youth group or adult ministry. Download the videos and study guides here.

  • April 26, 2019

    Special Announcement from Ed Lewis, President of CE National

    Ed Lewis Talks About the Gap Year at Urban Hope Philadelphia

    CE National is excited to introduce our new Gap Year Program at Urban Hope Training Center Philadelphia. If you have graduating high school students interested in a Gap Year experience, be sure to check out this incredible opportunity. Watch Ed talk about the new program.

  • August 19, 2016

    Momentum Rewind – Videos Plus Group Discussion Guides of Momentum Main Session Speakers

    Momentum Youth Conference

    Momentum Rewind is the opportunity to “rewind” the week for your students who experienced the week first-hand and for students who were not able to attend Momentum. Use these engaging, high-level youth group lessons direct from Momentum Youth Conference’s nationally recognized speakers. Dig into the heart of the message with the provided easy-to-follow discussion guidesContinue reading →

  • September 19, 2019

    Operation Barnabas Gives Award To Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church!

    Roger Ward Memorial Award Operation Barnabas

    Each year, Operation Barnabas leaders and staff select an individual, group, or church to receive an award named in honor of Roger Ward (Grace Brethren Church, Norwalk, California). While the students on OB are being trained in what it means to be “a son or daughter of encouragement”, there are people who far out-serve theContinue reading →

  • February 19, 2020

    Former CE National Employee Launches New Ministry

    Steve Kozak

    CE National celebrates the launch of a new apologetics ministry from Steve Kozak. Steve Kozak Ministries focuses on helping believers know what we believe and why. Find out details of how you can utilize his teaching and resources by going to stevenkozak.com. Steve also wrote a book on discipleship titled Beyond the Edge of theContinue reading →

  • September 25, 2019

    It’s Just So Awesome To See!

    Hayden Troyer talks about Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    The ministry of Operation Barnabas not only benefits the students who participate, but also the churches and youth ministries that send them on this three-week ministry training experience. We received the following comments last week from a church that has had multiple students through the years participate on Operation Barnabas teams. I absolutely love OperationContinue reading →

  • November 10, 2017

    New in the CE National Library

    Ace Wonder a DVD A typical day in Willow, pouring rain. It always rains in times like this. A man told me that heaven was crying that day. Maybe so. But heaven’s tears were cold. So many stories begin with a dead man, it’s become a cliche. A dark alley, a smoking gun and aContinue reading →

  • July 26, 2016

    Staff Announcements for Wednesday, July 27, 2016 First Aid –Location of first aid clinic is Doden Field House, FIT 122, and hours are listed in the Momentum booklet on pg 33.In case of sickness or other medical emergencies during the night, the students should first contact their youth worker.Many of the “not feeling good” issuesContinue reading →

  • November 4, 2016

    Urban Hope’s Block Was Lit Up for Jesus

    This past Saturday, October 29, the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia hosted their annual Fall Festival. Ashli Moon, Urban Hope staff member, talks about the event. During Urban Hope’s Fall Festival we lit up our block; and celebrated the hope we have in Jesus…festival style. Five hundred people signed in at the registration table,Continue reading →

  • March 27, 2020

    Live With Momentum Youth Conference

    11:00 AM EST on Momentum’s Facebook, Instagram, and CE National’s Youtube Channel. March 27: Eric Miller :: Studying the Bible March 28: Courtney Cherest :: Prayer March 29: Watch Your Sunday Morning Services Live March 30: Tim Sprankle :: Faith and Doubt March 31: Jordan Howerton :: True Worship April 1: Sean McDowell April 2:Continue reading →

  • September 8, 2017

    The Roger Ward Memorial Award Presented to Pat Jackson

    Each year, Operation Barnabas presents the Roger Ward Memorial Award in honor of an individual or a couple who have best exemplified servanthood and putting others before themselves in ministering to the Operation Barnabas teams that summer.  This video was made to present at Western Reserve Grace Church in Ohio to honor this year’s recipient,Continue reading →

  • November 4, 2016

    Annie Lobert to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2017

    Annie Lobert will be joining the Momentum Youth Conference main stage lineup to share about her comeback story. Growing up, Annie Lobert felt unloved, used, and abused and she struggled to find self-worth. Lured by the almighty dollar, and with a skewed fairytale view of love, she was drawn toward the seductive whispers and openContinue reading →