It seems like we go back and forth a lot lately on whether or not our ministry needs another event, or any events at all. I think we could definitely trim the fat, but one event we should hang on to, or implement if you have not, is Disciple Now. If you do not know what Disciple Now is, it is a weekend where your students stay in a home with peers around their age and a leader, and work through a Disciple Now Curriculum as they pray for and support one another.
If you have not tried this yet, or have questions about how to get one going or possibly improve on what you have going, please feel free to comment or contact us.
Disciple Now is a great event, because it gives students so much of what they are missing out on. Studying God's word, praying together, real community, a sense of family, and that drawing closer to God and each other can happen in their own town. Plus, your Disciple Now Curriculum that you choose gives a point of continuity as you direct your ministry. All of your students will be digesting the same thing, and since it is such a short