Youth Ministries


Neal Bowes

NYAC Youth Ministries Consultant


Mr. Neal Bowes



Bishop Bickerton's 2018 Confirmation Rally

Saturday, May 5: Grace Church, Valley Stream, NY
Saturday, May 12: Poughkeepsie Church, Poughkeepsie, NY

Featuring small group time with Bishop Bickerton!

Plus, the Pursuing JC Praise band and a catered lunch.
You can also help to assemble UMCOR Hygiene Kits.

This is a free event, open to all 2018 Confirmands and their leaders.



Youth Group Demonstration Day

Invite Neal Bowes and a group of students from his home church to show your church what a vital youth group is. Learn more.


UM Army

Click here to visit the UM ARMY Web site. This is an organization which provides Christ centered, quality youth work camps that serve people in need and promote spiritual growth and leadership development in youth.

Appalachia Service Project

Click here to visit the Appalachia Service Project, which provides vital housing services to low-income families living in Central Appalachia as well as transformational life experiences to those we serve, volunteers offering their service, congregations involved with ASP, and entire communities.

Wesleyan Youthworker Connection

There is now a Wesleyan Youthworker connection available through It is an opportunity to connect with youthworkers from around the country in Wesleyan traditions to share ideas, information, and provide a network.