Exploration event for 18-26 year olds exploring a call to ministry
Are you or do you know a college student or other young adult who has the gifts for and a possible call to ministry? Consider attending Exploration, a three-day event for young adults aged 18-26 to hear, discern, and respond to God’s call to ordained ministry and to explore their gifts for service as a deacon or elder in The United Methodist Church.
- It’s held in Portland, OR from November 3-5, 2017 for anyone aged 18-26
- Registration is $250 but $225 scholarships are available if you REGISTER by September 15 and includes hotel, food, and ground transportation into addition to the conference attendance. A late registration fee will be added after September 15 and the registration scholarship will no longer be available: http://www.explorecalling.org/exploration/register/scholarships/
- Air transportation will be covered by the Great Plains UMC if you book your flight by September 22 (while funds last…see below* for guidelines)
- It’s a potentially life-changing opportunity to be open to or get direction in God’s call in the context of other young adults, ministries of the church, and campus ministers!
- To register, contact your Great Plains United Methodist Campus Minister before September 15. If you’re not at a campus ministry, contact the Rev. Ashlee Alley (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Contact Ashlee with any other questions.
*Air transportation will be covered up to $550/person for best available flights booked by September 22 and receipt forwarded to email@example.com
. Transportation to the departing airport will be the responsibility of the individual or sending Campus Ministry. There is a limited amount of funding for travel scholarships. Flights should be booked to arrive no later than 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3 and leave no earlier than 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5.