4 03, 2024

Spring Tour 2024- Associations

By |2024-03-19T15:56:42-04:00March 4th, 2024|announcement|0 Comments

We are excited to visit a number of our associations to share about the latest Create and Cultivate resource. To date, Tanya or Alvin will be visiting: Norfolk (March 19) Amherstburg (March 23) Trent-Valley (April 13) Toronto (April 27) Midwestern (April 28) Niagara-Hamilton (May 4) Ottawa (May 4) Northern (May 10) Contact your association executive or Alvin for more details. If you'd like one of our Next Gen staff to

11 02, 2024

Celebrating the 25th of Avalanche and Blizzard … and a new chapter in 2026

By |2024-02-29T10:17:22-05:00February 11th, 2024|announcement|0 Comments

Hello CBOQ Youth Leaders, “Inspiring – Memorable – Life-Changing – in moving youth one-step closer to Jesus.” These are just some of the words that have described what tens of thousands of Youth have experienced at Avalanche and Blizzard as we have gathered at Muskoka Woods over these last 24 years. 25th Anniversary First, we are preparing for what will be a historic experience for Avalanche

30 10, 2023

Communication Strategy Changes

By |2023-10-30T00:19:35-04:00October 30th, 2023|announcement|0 Comments

WHAT'S CHANGING Sending a more comprehensive monthly eUpdate enewsletter. Creating a weekly video highlighting important content (via YouTube Shorts, Instagram Reels and TikTok) WHAT WE'LL KEEP DOING Sending a personalized email with customized updates Messaging youth leaders from our weekly staff church prayer list Sharing articles via Facebook and X Sharing in our Facebook group (for CBOQ youth leaders)

18 09, 2023

Introducing Jaimie

By |2023-09-18T12:43:19-04:00September 18th, 2023|announcement|0 Comments

We are excited to have Jaimie join our Next Gen team as our administrative assistant! Jaimie Wiebe loves to travel, meet new people and to serve Jesus. In her free time she enjoys board games, canoeing and sewing. She is a recent graduate of Emmanuel Bible College, and recently married to Shawn. Email Jaimie

12 06, 2023

Who am I in the Great I AM? (2023-24 theme)

By |2023-06-12T01:27:47-04:00June 12th, 2023|announcement|0 Comments

Moses, an iconic figure in both Christian and Jewish traditions, asked God what was his name. God responded with “I AM” – always was, always is, always will be. When Jesus invites us to follow him, we are invited to know God and our identity in Him. This is a vital pursuit in humanity’s existence: to know who we are in the great I AM. Jesus Himself made powerful "I

9 01, 2023

Introducing Alison Ryan

By |2023-01-09T10:38:31-05:00January 9th, 2023|announcement|0 Comments

We're happy to welcome Alison Ryan as an independent contractor assisting in administrative duties for NextGen youth ministry over the next 6 months. She is a wife, mother of two beautiful daughters and lover of Jesus. Apart from that, a professional singer and long-time worship leader at Rexdale Alliance Church. Welcome Alison to the CBOQ Youth team! You can reach her at

7 11, 2022

Kristina’s next chapter

By |2022-11-07T12:30:54-05:00November 7th, 2022|announcement|0 Comments

In June, Kristina Gummatova stepped in to serve as our CBOQ Next Gen Administrative Assistant. Over these last number of months she has been a great part of the team and has shared how much she has loved being part of the Next Gen. Team. In discerning her ongoing development, she has desired to return to school in January, thus offered her resignation, but will be with us up until

31 10, 2022

Avalanche 2023 speaker change

By |2022-10-28T22:28:37-04:00October 31st, 2022|announcement|0 Comments

Laura Bronson, director of Keep It Real with Youth for Christ Canada, is not able to join us for Avalanche this January. We are excited to have Karra Busse who serves as a National High School Ministry Team member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. She was the Youth Director at Church on the Rock for 8 years and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2013, double majoring in Adolescent Ministries and

28 10, 2022

Centre Court 2022 is ON!

By |2022-11-01T11:37:40-04:00October 28th, 2022|announcement|0 Comments

We are excited to announce we are hosting Centre Court 2022 on Saturday, December 3 @ Scotiabank Arena. What is Centre Court? It’s a first-point-of-contact for your youth ministry’s non-Christian friends. We host an event that happens courtside at Scotiabank Arena where some of your youth are invited to participate in on-court activities and to hear from a player how Jesus impacts their lives. It is also an opportunity for

24 10, 2022

The Grandtastic Adventure and Youth Ministry

By |2022-10-23T23:42:19-04:00October 24th, 2022|announcement|0 Comments

This fall, CBOQ Kids created a new resource called the "Grandtastic Adventure". The intention with this resource kit is to provide different ways for grandparents to connect and support their grandchildren spiritually. You can hear more from Tanya at about why and how this resource can be a great help. From a youth ministry perspective, many of these resources are very applicable. Grandparents can be that alternative voice when

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