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Dunker Punks Podcast

Dunker Punks are united in following Christ’s radical love by the power of the Spirit to the glory of God. The podcast team speaks up to record witness of Dunker Punks growing Heaven on Earth. We relay the freedom we’ve found in obedient service, study, and community to encourage listeners in their walk on the Jesus way to God’s revolutionary reality. We see ear bud cords stretching like the mustard seed weed, as people regularly tune-in, actively engage, and enthusiastically recommend the Dunker Punks Podcast.

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District Events

youth mini-retreat/National Youth Conference reunion is being planned during district conference, Nov. 4-5 at Peoria (Ill.) Church of the Brethren. Interested youth (grades 6-12) and advisors should register as non-delegates (including meal sign-up and purchase) and indicate that they want to be part of the retreat.

The time together will include some NYC reflections and memories, Bible study time, a service project, a visit from Annual Conference moderator Tim McElwee, joining in some district conference events, games, and more. Participants should bring a sleeping bag/pillow, toiletries, and anything else they need for the night. Meals (please register for the conference lunch) and snacks will be provided.

For questions, please contact district executive Walt Wiltschek at IWDDE@outlook.com.

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Denominational Events

The next Church of the Brethren National Junior High Conference will take place June 16-18, 2023, at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., for youth in grades 6-8 and their advisors. Nov. 6 is designated as Junior High Sunday. The Church of the Brethren’s Christian Citizenship Seminar for youth in grades 9-12 and advisors will be held next spring in New York and Washington, D.C. Watch for more details.

The 2023 Church of the Brethren Young Adult Conference, for young adults ages 18-35, will be May 5-7 at Camp Mack in Milford, Ind. For more information on these events, watch for updates on www.brethren.org.

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District Campfire - October 22, 2022

Gather around the campfire ring with others from the district for a worshipful hour of singing, stories, and sharing—followed by s’mores, stargazing, and enjoying the spirit of camp in the beautiful fall season.

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.
Camp Emmaus
Mt. Morris, IL

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2022 YOUTH MINI RETREAT

youth mini-retreat/National Youth Conference reunion is being planned during district conference, Nov. 4-5 at Peoria (Ill.) Church of the Brethren. Interested youth should register as non-delegates (including meal sign-up and purchase) and indicate that they want to be part of the retreat. More details will be coming soon.

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21st Century Youth/Young Adult Ministry - Nov. 4

FRIDAY • NOVEMBER 4, 2022
10 AM-4:30 PM
 
Keynote leader: Becky Ullom Naugle, Church of the Brethren director of Youth/Young Adult Ministry
 
PRE-DISTRICT CONFERENCE CONTINUING EDUCATION EVENT 0.5 CEU’s available
 
COST: $15, including lunch (payable to IL/WI District)
 
LOCATION:
   Peoria Church of the Brethren
   4714 N. Sheridan Rd.
   Peoria, IL
 
TO REGISTER: CONTACT IL/WI DISTRICT OFFICE,
309-649-6008 or andreag.iwdcob@gmail.com.

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National Junior High Sunday - November 6, 2022

National Junior High Sunday will be November 6, 2022.

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Christian Citizenship Seminar

Christian Citizenship Seminar (CCS) will happen in the Spring of 2023 (New York/Washington, D.C.)

CCS provides high school aged students the chance to explore the relationship between faith and a particular political issue, and then act from a faith perspective regarding that issue.

 

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National Youth Sunday - May 7, 2023

National Youth Sunday will be May 7, 2023.

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Young Adult Conference - May 5-7, 2023

Young Adult Conference will be May 5 – 7, 2023, at Camp Mack near Milford, Indiana.

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2023 Annual Conference

Ephesians 5:1-2

Annual Conference 2023

“Living Gods' Love”

Annual Conference 2023
Cincinnati, Ohio
July 4-8
(Tuesday-Saturday)

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National Junior High Conference

The next National Junior High Conference will be in the summer of 2023.

National Junior High Conference is for youth who have completed 6-8 grades and their advisors.

Sing, laugh, worship, make friends from all over the country, and spend time with God!

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