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A leadership conference at EMU for youth & youth workers
Y-LEAD is a 3 ½ day Christian leadership event for Mennonite youth serving as leaders in their churches or schools, for youth who exhibit leadership potential and for youth pastors and sponsors.
Y-LEAD's purpose is to educate, empower and enable youth to be servant leaders and to resource sponsors as they lead youth. The components of the program include worship, seminars, small group interaction, networking and fellowship. Begun in 1994 as a Christian leadership event for Mennonite youth leaders and their sponsors and pastors, Y-LEAD is held every other year at a Mennonite university or college.
EMU will host the event July 27-30, 2006. For more information, contact Jill Landis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 540.432.4699 or Paul Leaman, email@example.com
Workshops are a significant part of Y-LEAD. Students and adults will have an opportunity to develop skills, gain tools and be inspired. Click here to see the workshops being offered.
$175 before June 1, 2006. $195 after June 1. This fee covers all expenses for the event (food, lodging and registration) and includes a $50 non-refundable deposit.
Grants between $50-$125 are available to congregations only. Deadline for grant application (PDF) is May 15. Grant recipients and amounts will be announced June 1.
Final deadline for registration is July 15, 2006. Please complete the registration form (PDF) and return it to the Y-LEAD office at Eastern Mennonite University, Y-LEAD, 1200 Park Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 before the appropriate deadline. (Registrations received by June 1 will cost $175. Registrations received after June 1 will cost $195.)
There will be rock climbing at Y-LEAD. Students will need to
complete a waiver form (with parents signature) in order to participate.
Click here for general rock climbing information.
Rock Climbing Waiver Forms:
Under 18 (pdf)
Over 18 (pdf)