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Symposium for Christian Leaders


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Online pre-registration is now closed.  Walk-in registration is welcomed. 

  • How are teens and young adults approaching matters of faith today?
  • What impact is this emerging generation having upon churches and other faith-related institutions?
  • How can Christian leaders better engage this generation?


David Kinnaman

Melinda Lundquist Denton



Who should attend?
Anyone interested in spiritual lives of teens and young adults, including:

  • Educators
  • Community & Para-church organization leaders
  • Pastors and congregational leaders
  • Young adult ministry leaders
  • Youth pastors and leaders

What to expect?

The symposium will feature opening prayer & worship, two keynote presentations, lunch roundtables and a panel discussion with church leaders from diverse perspectives and experiences. 








Mike Barbetta
Area Director
Young Life South Central Pennsylvania


Dave Coryell
Executive Director
Christian Endeavor Middles States


Stephen Gallaher
Salt ‘n Light Youth Ministries, Inc.


Thomas B. Grosh IV
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Graduate & Faculty Ministry


Warren Hoffman
Brethren-in-Christ Church


Daniel & Rebecca James
The Connection Ministries


Jason Lamer
District Missionary
Youth Alive – PennDel Youth Ministries of the Assemblies of God


Georgia Markey

Associte District Executive Southern Pennsylvania District, Church of the Brethren


Walt Mueller
Center for Parent & Youth Understanding

Kelly Paulson

District Youth Advisor

Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania


Christopher Perrin
Director of School Development
Classical School Foundation


Phil Puleo
Harrisburg Christian School


Craig Sider

Executive Director

Leadership Impact at Evangelical Theological Seminary


Robert Williams

Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries

Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg


Miles Yoder
Assistant Superintendent
Lancaster Mennonite High School