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1 06, 2019

Transition 101 2019

By |2018-07-28T10:46:45+00:00June 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Transition 101 is a collaborative event for high school grads hosted by Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship,  Power to Change, Ambassadors for Christ, the Navigators and the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec. We believe it is vital to connect graduating high school students going to college or university with a local faith community, both on campus and in a church. The purpose of Transition 101 is to facilitate those connections, not for any particular group,

17 09, 2018

Renegotiating Faith (part 1)

By |2018-09-13T21:29:34+00:00September 17th, 2018|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

Last July, a new report called Renegotiating Faith (RF) was launched from a research partnership between Power 2 Change, InterVarsity, Youth for Christ, Truth Matters Ministries, and The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. Renegotiating Faith looks at the transition from high school to the next stage in life for Canadians age 18 to 28 who had a Christian religious affiliation as a teen and who attended religious services at least monthly

5 06, 2017

Transition 101 2017 – review

By |2017-06-05T22:57:07+00:00June 5th, 2017|Alvin Lau, event recap|0 Comments

Many high school graduates just sent in their letters of acceptance. Last Saturday, a number of them gathered to meet some soon-to-be-friends at Transition 101. This second annual event, co-hosted with Ambassadors for Christ, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Power 2 Change - Students and Navigators, helped set the trajectory for 60 soon-to-be-frosh (3x the number of grads we had last year). They had a chance to learn about their campuses with

28 05, 2016

Transition 101

By |2016-04-08T00:41:56+00:00May 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Transition 101 is a collaborative event for high school grads on Saturday May 28, 2016 hosted by Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship,  Power to Change, Ambassadors for Christ and the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec. We believe it is vital to connect graduating high school students going to college or university with a local faith community, both on campus and in a church. The purpose of Transition 101 is to facilitate

23 11, 2015

Grad Transitions

By |2016-10-31T13:57:14+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

For a lot of grade 12 students, this month begins the turning of the page towards the next chapter in their lives. Many are submitting their applications for admission to colleges and universities. They’re anticipating their high school graduation  and whatever adventures they’ll be  stepping into in September. What can you as a faith community do to support them in this transition? Here are some suggestions.   A Grad Mentor

30 10, 2014

Post-Secondary Transition Strategy

By |2016-10-31T13:57:17+00:00October 30th, 2014|Alvin Lau, youth ministry thoughts|0 Comments

As soon-to-be high school graduates are looking at options after June, it can become a daunting task. Some are excited; others are filled with anxiety. As youth leaders, helping them to navigate this time is crucial in their faith journey. While each individual's situation is unique, there are some common elements to consider. What kind of vocation is God calling that person towards? What kind of pathway is God directing