ENGAGING ONE-ON-ONE RELATIONSHIPS IN A WORLD OF ISOLATION [youtube id="OaEnKtyyuB4" width="300" height="175" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""] Don’t miss this exciting training for youth workers, both paid and volunteer! How do you reach a generation starving for someone to notice them? “Jonathan teaches at our National Youth Workers Convention each year. Jonathan’s presentation is dynamic and extremely helpful. In fact, that’s why we publish his books.” - Youth Specialties Events Jonathan McKee
Calling all CBOQ youth pastors and leaders to join together for three days of fellowship, networking and learning. We'll gather at Camp Kwasind with Jason Hildebrand as our keynote speaker and Darin Martin leading worship. Our time together will include: peer learning opportunities for ministry coaching some wacky group games moments to relax and reflect especially around your soul Registration costs: $99 before June 30 $149 * EXTENDED TILL SEPT
Calling all CBOQ youth pastors and leaders to join together for three days of fellowship, networking and learning at Camp Kwasind. This year, we're focusing on Renegotiating Faith with one of the key authors, Rick Hiemstra (Evangelical Fellowship of Canada). Together, we'll delve deep into this research, discern how it impacts our local churches and across our region, and formulate some action steps out of this. Mike Janzen will lead
Mental health in youth has always been a predominant subject in youth ministry. The last few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic has escalated the issue much more. Brett Ullman, a leading youth ministry specialist in this area, presented his talk called "The Walking Wounded". The bigger opportunity is the Q&A session we'll have with him on Thursday, June 4, 7:30-8:30 pm; you can submit your questions online below and register
Each year, we gather our youth leaders together for rest, restoration and renewal. This year, we are excited to have Sam Lee (co-lead Pastor at Spring Garden Church) lead us through the movements of Henri Nouwen’s Life of the Beloved as part of his D.min studies for a 1-day online event. Why should I come to this retreat? Come and be part of exploring the spirituality of Henri Nouwen and
Join Alvin and Bret Chapman as they discuss your questions about how your youth ministry could minister in an online gaming environment.
Join Alvin and Bret Chapman as they take your questions from parents about online gaming and kids.
We are looking forward to the opportunity to regather with our youth pastors this fall. This will be a concerted time of fellowship, prayer and future discernment together as we venture into this next phase of youth ministry in our (hopefully) post-pandemic world. Registration is now open (see the form below). If you register before August 31, you'll get a special gift upon arrival. (Note: If the campsite is not
CBOQ’s Reignite Conference features Dr. Andrew Root (the Olson Baalson Professor of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN and author of books such as “The Pastor in a Secular Age”, “The End of Youth Ministry” and “Faith Formation in a Secular Age”) on September 28-29 live online. Along with CBOQ’s Church Life and Leadership (CLL) team, we are excited to host in this great opportunity. AND
Inviting all Children and Youth Pastors to Camp Kwasind for our first ever CBOQ Next Gen Retreat. Join us for a time of networking, worship and equipping. Margaret Boersma, a passionate educator, trainer, consultant, and speaker who is dedicated to equipping educators, parents, and pastors with communication and leadership skills including novel teaching methods and emotional intelligence will lead us through an interactive and practical training session called "Empowering Your