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Monthly Youth Ministry Update from Silvi Pirn

2021 Wilderness Confirmation

From the journal of Silvi Pirn Early last week I was trudging up a 500 foot uphill climb on our six-mile trail over rocks and roots with what felt like 80 pounds strapped to my back (probably closer to 40 lbs.—but it felt so heavy!) The weather was hot. I was drenched in [...]

2021-08-19T09:32:12-05:00Confirmation, update, Youth Ministry|

IMPACT 2021 Tulsa Mission Trip: Reflection

By Tyler Yost, MDivAssociate Director of Children and Family & Youth Ministries Jesus called upon Peter to be the rock upon which he would build the foundation of his church (Mark 16:18). Later he would predict Peter, his rock, denying him three times (Matthew 26:69–75). Finally, upon Jesus’ resurrection, he would question Peter’s loyalty [...]

New Staff Member

Tyler Yost Tyler Yost recently joined Kenilworth Union Church staff serving as Associate Director for Children and Family & Youth Ministries. He is nearing completion of his Masters of Divinity from Garrett–Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston. Please welcome Tyler and his wife, Kylie, to the North Shore as they apartment hunt this spring! [...]

Pay Attention to the Pain

By Silvi Pirn Some time toward the end of last summer, I decided—or maybe it was God who decided for me—that the theme for this year’s IMPACT High School program would be “Pain.” Our high schoolers have been preparing to work in the Bahamas this year. Hurricane Dorian destroyed swaths [...]

2020-04-23T07:37:36-05:00Church Stories, update, Youth Ministry|