Youth & Young Adult

The Minnesota Conference is committed to reaching and discipling the next generation, and there are a variety of opportunities for youth and young adults from throughout the conference to grow in their faith. View information on campus ministries here.

Youth ministries

The conference’s Youth Ministry Team organizes events that connect United Methodist youth from across the state and that encourage and equip them to become leaders in their churches and spur positive change in their communities. 

Here’s the schedule of events for 2017-2018:

The Event 2017

Nov. 3-5, Craguns Resort, Brainerd

Join other fifth- through ninth-grade Minnesota United Methodists from across the state for a weekend full of fun, music, games, discovery, activities, quiet time, art, science, excitement, Jesus, gym time, candy, reflection, laughter, service, pool time, food, Bible time, friendships, learning, God, dancing, prayer, silliness, Communion, and more. The theme is "Named and Claimed." Click here to register / Download information sheetDownload event poster

Confirmation Gathering

March 2-3, 2017

Stay tuned for more information coming soon.  This gathering will take place in the Twin Cities.

Youth leadership internship

This year, students in grades 10-12 are invited to apply for a youth leadership internship! Selected interns will assist at The Event, where they will have the opportunity to get hands-on ministry and leadership experience in a variety of ways throughout the weekend. Applications are due Oct. 3, and leadership interns must arrive at Craguns by 4 p.m. Nov. 3. Download internship application

Connect with other youth leaders and volunteers!

Facebook: MNUMC Youth


Chair of Youth Ministry team: Rev. Erica Koser | (507) 225-6376

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058