UNY young people on a Church of love and a Church of pain
June 13, 2019 / By Kathleen Christiansen
The theme of the Young Peoples’ Worship Service focused, on “I know a Church of love, but I also know a Church of pain.” During the service on June 8 at the 2019 Upper New York Annual Conference session, young people shared powerful testimonies speaking to both when they felt loved as well as when the endured pain (such as racism, ageism, sexism, and discrimination against LGBTQ+ individuals). In addition to worship, three reports were delivered via video at the service: The Conference Council on Youth Ministries Report the Mission of Peace Report (with a MOP offering collected while the video rolled), and the Young Adult Ministries Report.
Click here to read Elyse Muder’s testimony.
Click here to read Ian Urriola’s testimony.
Click here to read Matt Kirkham’s testimony.
Click here to read Riley O’Flynn’s testimony.
Click here to read Bethany Printup-Davis’s testimony.
Click here to watch a video of this moving service.