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2012 - 2013 Activities and Resources For Youthworkers


Welcome to the youth workers page!  Messiah College offers numerous activities and resources for youth leaders and/or youth groups.  As we serve you, we hope your students will learn more about the value of Christian higher education [and specifically Messiah College] as an option to consider.

Upcoming Events


Chapel & Brunch for Youth Pastors


Tuesday, October 9, 2013


Come and experience a captivating theatrical portrayal by Acts of Renewal on the topic of handling difficult conversations.


Following chapel, come and enjoy a FREE brunch and roundtable discussion with other youth pastors as well as Messiah youth ministry, Shelly Skinner, Biblical Studies faculty, Brian Smith and campus minister, Eldon Fry.


Acts of Renewal will also share their experience and ideas on "self-care for ministry leaders." 


To reserve your spot, contact Brian C. Sweeney at or call 717-991-4799.

Chapel & Brunch for Youth Pastors


Tuesday, November 6, 2013


Author and Speaker Nicole Bromley is the author of the book "Hush: Moving from Silence to Healing after Childhood Sexual Abuse." She writes about her experience with childhood abuse and her story of recovery.


She encourages those who have experienced sexual abuse to break the silence and start the healing process.


Following chapel, come and enjoy a FREE brunch and roundtable discussion. Nicole will join us and speak further with us on this relevant topic.


To reserve your spot, contact Brian C. Sweeney at or call 717-991-4799.


6th Annual Battleball Tournament
And Evening Rally

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Co-ed teams compete in a dodgeball-style tournament.  Event concludes with an evening worship rally. Registration will open soon.

For more info contact Salt 'n Light Youth Ministries.


8th Annual Youth Workers & Student Leaders Conference

Saturday, April 6, 2013


This affordable one-day conference serves youth ministry leadership teams. Eric Samuel Timm, highly sought after artist, author and speaker will give the keynote address.


Save the Date: Online Registration Coming Soon!

Guitar Clinic
for Christian Guitarists


Saturday, April 13, 2013


This workshop is designed for guitarists striving to serve the modern day church. All ages andskill levels are welcome. The workshop will be held in the new High Center for Worship and Performing Arts.


Save the Date: Registration Coming Soon!


Adventure Scramble


Due to some irregular circumstances on campus Adventure Scramble has been canceled for this year. I know this will be disappointing news; we are disappointed as well.


Youth Groups participate in three team-building adventure activities at Messiah College's Adventure Course and conclude the day with a dinner at our outstanding campus cafeteria, Lottie Nelson.


  Messiah College Open Houses
Various Dates

College Search Workshops
Schedule for your group