2017 Christian Leadership Forum (Young Adult Cohort)

Young Adults & Students

FTE hosts the national Christian Leadership Forum each summer for diverse young adults, students, scholars and church leaders to explore vocational questions about ministry and teaching, exchange ideas and connect with a community of peers. Along with leaders from a cross-section of FTE partner organizations, eighty (80) diverse young adults will have opportunities to network, engage in practices of vocational discernment, build their capacity for practical ministry and explore pastoral leadership.

FTE seeks nominations of young adult leaders who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Active engagement in a form of ministry and/or educational preparation for ministry
  • Enthusiasm for active participation in the Christian Leadership Forum
  • Potential for leadership in Christian communities
  • Intellectual curiosity and desire for learning
  • Commitment to service guided by faith

Deadline to Nominate: February 15

For More Information:

Contact Elsie Barnhart


May 31, 2017 - June 03, 2017


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Future Events

March 30, 2017
Regional Discernment Retreat (Minneapolis Area)

FTE’s Regional Discernment Retreat gathers a diverse group of young adults with Christian leaders who are making an impact in their communities. This event will offer an opportunity for young adults to explore deep questions about their purpose and passion.