Presbyterian Youth Workers Association (PYWA)

Presbyterian Youth Workers Association (PYWA)

Tuesday and Wednesday, February 2–3

Presbyterian Youth Workers Association (PYWA) – Our Truth in a Time of Transition: Telling and Hearing our Stories

Time: Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon
Registration Fee: PYWA/APCE Members $125; Nonmembers $150

Minimum is 20 by early bird deadline (December 4).
Maximum is TBD.

We were living in a time that felt very uncertain and polarized before the COVID19 pandemic. New realities of life have only added to questions about what the future looks like, how we are responding to competing narratives, and where God is in all of it. This pre-event will help youth workers engage with the stories that every youth and family bring into the church with the hope of setting the stage for greater understanding of the self, others, and the Holy. The event will focus on three areas: sexuality, mental health, and social justice.

Led by Christian Brooks, MDiv, MS, the representative for domestic issues at the office of Public Witness in Washington, DC. Shannon Guse, a former middle and high school health teacher who has been working with youth at Faith Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee, FL, for approximately 15 years. Brian Kuhn, MA, LPC, the executive director of PYWA, a 20-year youth and family ministry veteran, and a licensed professional councilor specializing in adolescences and families. Dr. Christy Williams, D. Ed. Min., MACE, the director of Christian education at First Presbyterian Church of Tallahassee, FL, for 31 years.

For more information, contact Brian Kuhn, executive director, PYWA.


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