Culture Shock

Mennonite Church USA’s first leadership conference for youth of color



Aug. 26–28, 2016
Calvary Community Church, Hampton, Virginia



Goals for the weekend include helping participants strengthen their leadership skills and creating a database of potential leaders of color for the future of the church. Youth will also connect with elders and mentors who can provide ongoing guidance, teaching and support in their journeys as leaders.

Workshops will include:

  • Discovering calling: Identity and purpose
  • Dealing with law enforcement
  • Inner branding
  • Everence Financial: Planning for the future
  • College skills (Hesston College)
  • Personal appearance/dress

How much: The registration cost is $10/person. A travel stipend of $600/group is also available to youth groups.

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