Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church (NWYM) is a covenantal community
of evangelical Friends churches that make Jesus Christ known by:

Teaching and obeying the whole gospel as revealed by the
Holy Spirit and recorded in Scripture

Loving and mutually supporting each other

Equipping and releasing people to continue His mission in the world

Youthworkers Training Conference 2016

The Law of Love: Leading Youth with Grace and into Grace

The Details:

  • When: November 11-13, 2016
  • Where: Hood River Inn – Hood River, Oregon
  • Who: All NWYM youthworkers and those who hope to better connect with youth in their local church
  • What: A retreat for all youthworkers and those who care about the ministry with young people throughout Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends. This weekend is structured to have engaging material presented, unconference time, worship sharing from those within our community AND a balance of time and space for renewing spirits.

Whether you have a large youth group or no youth in your meeting, this will be an important resourceful time together.  

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Meet our Speaker:

Elizabeth Sherwood is a pastor at Newberg Friends Church. She and her husband Steve have two high school daughters and as a family they love to hike, run and watch good movies together.
Elizabeth has been involved with youth ministry for many years and was on staff with YoungLife serving teen parents and their children.
She will be sharing on the message of hope and grace and what it looks like to faithfully walk alongside students on their spiritual journeys.



Silas & Catherine Olson from North Valley Friends will be leading us in our worship times.

Conference Fees: 

Adult Registration (shared room) – $160
Adult Registration (no roommate) – $240

For a river view room, there is an additional cost of $20 per room or $10 per person if the room is shared.

Children 12-17 – $50 per child (this covers meals for the weekend)

Childcare- $30 per child

Late Fee – $20 per adult if registration is after November 6, 2016

Note: Many churches have scholarship money available for youthworkers to attend. Please check with your church to find out the best way to access those funds. 


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