2nd Youth Convention

January 27, 2017

2nd Youth Convention (Events, Past Events, Up Coming Events)


January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2017

6:00pm –

Lucas Temple

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True Church of God in Christ Youth Convention: Bridging the Gap 2017
Tentative Schedule (All events will be at Lucas Temple)
6 PM-Until Registration

8:00 PM Opening Prayer
Welcome/Purpose/Overview: Elder Dennis Jeffries
MCs: Deacon Kelvin Camp and Brother Mario Judson
Food and Fellowship

Lucas Temple True Church of God in Christ, Scottdale, GA

For 11 and under in Large Basement Classroom
9 AM-1:45 PM
Large basement classroom. Eva Bridges and LaTonya Dasher will remain in room as Room Mothers. The following speakers will present their topics at the following times:
Mini Lessons:
9-9:30 AM Barry Miller: “What Do You Really Know about God and Holiness?”

10-10:30 AM Dennis Jeffries Jr.: “Back to the Beginning: Lessons from Adam and Eve”

11-11:30 AM Calandra Miller: “Got Bullies: We’ve Got Answers”

12-1 PM Lunch (remain in Basement Classroom)
1-2 PM Play Time and Fellowship
2-3 PM Rehearsal in Main Sanctuary

9 AM-10:00 AM
General Session for 12 and over, Lucas Temple Sanctuary
“Bridging the Gap through our Legacy”
Presenter: Elder Vista Jeffries
This session will lay the foundation for thinking about leaving a legacy. He will define legacy, discuss the importance of bringing meaning to life through our work with others.

10:15-11:30 AM. Find the Appropriate Session for Your Age Group

13-18 years old—Lucas Temple Dining Hall
“Planning for My Future . . . It’s Gonna Be Big”
Presenter: Tim Stafford
This session will feature information about how students between the ages of 13-18 can begin to make positive educational, career, spiritual, and relational decisions that can lead to a prosperous and productive future.

18 and over—Lucas Temple Small Classroom
“Looking After Your Coins: Budgeting and Other Money Tips”
Presenter: Jessica Hutchinson
This session will provide practical tips on have to stretch your money and begin to build habits for a successful financial future.

18 and over only. Lucas Temple Sanctuary
“Yes! That! . . .What’s Holding You Back?”
Presenter: Elder Dennis Jeffries
In this session, Elder Dennis will have a frank and honest conversation about the issues and strongholds that may be holding you back from reaching perfection, surrendering to God completely.

Parents and Seasoned Saints. Tobie Grant Center
“Legacy Building for the Future Part 2”
Presenter: Elder Vista Jeffries
Building on the Previous Session related to Legacy, Elder Vista will facilitate a dialogue about practical steps that parents and church leaders can engage to build a lasting legacy for both their families and the True Church. The results of this discussion will be shared with the rest of the True Church.

11:45-12:30 PM Lunch Fellowship in Dining Hall

12:45-1:45 PM
These sessions for are ages 12 and over including the Seasoned Saints

“Dating. . .Just What the Dr. Ordered” Lucas Temple Sanctuary
Presenters: Paul and Andrea Stafford, DT and Diara Turner
This session is open to all participants who are old enough to be concerned about dating. Parents and seasoned Saints are encouraged to attend so they can hear details about what younger Saints are saying about Holy dating and to provide advice as well.


“In It to Win It. . .By Faith” Lucas Temple Dining Hall
Presenters Charla Henry and Althea Holmes share their testimony of their faithfulness to God and His faithfulness to them. They will share how they overcome adversity and the principles of their lives that allowed them to be true to their goals and faith.

2:00-3:00 PM Gospel Concert Rehearsal

6:00 PM Youth Convention Choir
Message: Minister Shedrick Pullin

Lucas Temple True Church of God in Christ, Scottdale, GA

10:00 AM Sunday School
Bishop Oprie Jeffries
11:30 AM
Sermon: Elder Emmitt Robinson, Jr.
Remarks: Bishop Oprie Jeffries, General Overseer
Prayer for the Youth: Elder Marvin Jones, Sr.