Discover. Connect. Equip. Send.
We offer a variety of opportunities for youth and youth ministry leaders to come together for fellowship, fun, leadership development, spiritual formation and worship. We believe in collaborative leadership between youth and adults.
Warmth In Winter – this student-led worship weekend in January just celebrated its 35th year. As we prepare for 2017, we are excited about our move to Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville. Jan 27-29, 2017. Find out more at www.warmthinwinter.com.
Smaller Church Youth Ministry Initiative – SCYMI is focused on helping churches build sustainable ministry systems and structure to help increase their capacity to build disciples. This year-long cohort training and coaching experience combines on-site large group training and small group team coaching. Now in its fourth year, SCYMI has helped 40+ churches from across the Tennessee Conference build stronger more effective youth ministries. Find out more.
EMPOWER – EMPOWER Leadership and Worship Arts Camp offers an opportunity for youth to explore and hone their gifts of leadership, art, music, dance, drama, and more. This 4 day experience on the campus of Martin Methodist College offers a mixture of individualized training and group based experiences for youth who feel that God is calling them to do more than just show up. June 26-30, 2016
Nashville Shores Day – Spend a day at the beautiful Nashville Shores Water Park on Percy Priest Lake and then join us for worship led by youth from across the Tennessee Conference. July 10, 2016
Summer Sizzler – Join us at Beersheba Springs Assembly for this annual youth gathering as we celebrate our students who graduate from high school. We will also be electing the new CCYM leadership team during the Youth Annual Conference Business Meeting. July 22-24, 2016
Nashville Sounds Game –Join hundreds of United Methodists from across the Tennessee Conference to worship at a pre-game concert at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall Amphitheater and then head over to the First Tennessee Park to cheer on the Nashville Sounds AAA Baseball team. August 14, 2016
Hands & Feet Mission Retreat- Spend the day offering Christ to a hurting world through serving at one of the two Hands & Feet Retreats. You’ll spend 6 hours with your youth group serving together to help someone in need.
Sept 10, 2016 Registration is closed
Sept 17, 2016 Registration is closed
Youth Minister’s Sabbath Retreat – this retreat for Youth Ministers provides an opportunity for adults to take time away to refuel, reconnect, and rest. This year’s retreat provided an opportunity for youth ministers to learn the art of Stained Glass creation.