Virtual NextGen Academy – Holy Health

October 10 | Virtual Zoom Call | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


13-18 years old

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Maggie Lohmeyer

Holy Health: Practical Self-Care and Stress Management to Protect your Mental Health

Nearly two-thirds of students are found to have high levels of stress and anxiety. Did you know that there were plenty of people in the Bible who dealt with anxiety and stress? Join us for this Virtual NextGen Academy to learn practical ways to take care of both mind and body through applying scripture in order to comfort and heal. We’ll hear from Compass Health Network on suicide, self-injury and how to help someone having suicidal thoughts.

About NextGen Academy

The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church has identified missional leaders as their essential priority. Missional leaders are intentionally growing in Christ in order to serve with vision and hope for the Christian community. A disciple becomes a missional leader as they identify others, who identify others, who practice following Christ. Missional leaders are freed to lead in the context of their community, local church and beyond.

In 2018, Next Generation Ministries created the NextGen Academy to be an environment for students and young adults to discover and grow in their faith alongside friends and mentors during quarterly events. Students will explore spiritual gifts, leadership development, and service and mission. This exciting, free program enables students ages 13-18 from across the state to grow in their faith amongst a community of curious Christians just like you!


10 A.M. Check in and Devo
10:15 A.M. Presentation from Compass Health Network
11:00 A.M. Q-and-A
11:15 A.M. Small group discussion
11:45 A.M. Closing Prayer

Registration will open at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 25 and close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5.
If you have any further questions or are interested in the NextGen Academy, but can’t make this event email Maggie Lohmeyer.

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