• He Had Mercy on Me: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Collins Etchi Ako 29But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” 30In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. 31A priest Continue Reading... more »

  • The Lord is My Strength: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Collins Etchi Ako 57As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” 59He said to another man, “Follow me.” But he replied, “Lord, Continue Reading... more »

  • Before and After the Storm: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Collins Etchi Ako 37 A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, such that it was nearly swamped. 38Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?”39 He got up, rebuked the wind and said Continue Reading... more »

  • Meet Collins – The May Young Adult Devotion Writer

    YPM is proud to introduce the new young adult devotion contributor for May, Collins Etchi Ako. Take a second to learn more about Collins below, and check back on Wednesday, the 6th, to read the first of his four devotions. Collins Etchi Ako has been affiliated with the Cameroon Mission Initiative of the United Methodist Continue Reading... more »

  • Find New with Opportunities for Young People with UMConnector.org!

    Introducing a searchable platform connecting young people to church wide opportunities from the agencies of the United Methodist Church. UMConnector! Browse one-page profiles of other UMConnector users that include direct contact information. Go directly to a program or event webpage, or contact the staff in charge of that program. Put your faith into action by Continue Reading... more »

Devotions

  • He Had Mercy on Me: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Collins Etchi Ako 29But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” 30In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. 31A priest Continue Reading... more »

  • The Lord is My Strength: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Collins Etchi Ako 57As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” 59He said to another man, “Follow me.” But he replied, “Lord, Continue Reading... more »

  • Before and After the Storm: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Collins Etchi Ako 37 A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, such that it was nearly swamped. 38Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?”39 He got up, rebuked the wind and said Continue Reading... more »

Job Openings

  • Director of Youth Ministries, First UMC, Montgomery, Alabama

    First United Methodist Church of Montgomery, Alabama, is searching for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to oversee the junior and senior high youth ministry. Worship is the heart of the identity of this beautiful church, which has two traditional worship services averaging 1,200 attendees. Currently, there are 50-75 youth participating in youth programs with Continue Reading... more »

  • Director of Youth Ministry, Shawnee, Kansas

    Do you know an effective youth leader who is ready to help build and grow a youth group at a Kansas City area church? Loving God, Connecting Others, Growing in Faith, and Serving God by Serving People… Monticello United Methodist Church in Shawnee, Kansas, is looking for a part-time energetic Director of Youth Ministry who Continue Reading... more »

  • Director of Student Ministries, Kissimmee, Florida

    First United Methodist Church in Kissimmee, Florida, is searching for a Director of Student Ministries. The youth ministry has experienced a great deal of stability over the last 15 years and is ready for a director to increase the breadth and depth of the ministry. The church, a multi-national congregation, is known for its great Continue Reading... more »