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Treasured Foundation is our youth conference. It happens every 3 years at the end of December. That last TF (TF2019) happened December 28-31, 2019, and was the first time TF was hosted outside of Minneapolis. TF2019 took place in Steinbach, Manitoba with almost 300 people in attendance.
TF focuses on connecting youth and youth leaders and inspiring them toward a deeper relationship with God through sessions, mini-sessions, worship, activities, and service opportunities. It is always a highlight for those who choose to make it a part of their year.
TF2022 is the next edition of TF. Follow us on Facebook to get the updates you need when TF planning starts happening or check out #treasuredfoundation2019 on Instagram for photos for our event.
Youth Leader Retreat
The EMMC Youth Leader Retreat (YLR) is an annual event where youth leaders across the EMM Conference come together to connect, rest and learn in a retreat setting.
The Gathering is an all-encompassing EMMC event where members of the EMM Conference come together to gain vision, resourcing, connections, and encouragement. It happens every 2 years and the last Gathering was held in June 2021. Check out all the workshops and sessions on our Gathering 2021 page!
You ask why is this here in the Youth Ministries page? Because our youth are a part of the EMMC, and typically at the Gathering we have youth events and youth leader training. As the Youth Ministry Council continues to assess our ministries there is potential for increased activities for youth and for youth leaders at the Gathering.
This council has developed their purpose statement and strategic plan in order to best serve youth ministries in the EMMC. The EMMC Family of Youth Leaders is growing in its connection and support of each other. We look forward to sharing resources and encouragements.
The members of the Youth Ministry Council are:
- Tim Goertzen, Treasured Foundation Committee Chair
- Youth Pastor, Winkler EMMC, Winkler, MB, Region 3
- Peter Klassen
- Jr. Youth Pastor, Deer Run Church, Leamington, ON, Region 4
- Bill Harder
- Youth Pastor, Blue Creek EMMC, Belize, Region 6
- Isaak & Helen Dyck
- Youth Leaders, Mennonite Gospel Church, Vauxhall, AB, Region 1
- Ryan Law
- Youth Pastor, Aylmer EMMC, Aylmer, ON, Region 4
- Ty & Melissa Wieler
- Youth Leaders, Bagot Community Chapel, Bagot, MB, Region 2
- Cody Schuender
- Youth Pastor, Nassau Street Church, Winnipeg, MB, Region 2