Impact Stories from the Next Generation Initiative
Coming to the Table for Unity and Impact
Racism, income inequality, struggling public education systems and violence are among the many justice issues that impact our communities. Yet, one group of local leaders have been tackling these complexities head on, through transparent dialogue and a commitment to generate action in their congregations and neighborhoods...
A God-Centered Experience That's Changing Teens' Lives
Eight years ago, two pastors had a vision to inspire teens to live boldly in their faith. The result? A growing movement of hundreds of youth experiencing God in new and unexpected ways.
The key players behind YX Movement, which consists of ongoing youth-led worship services and a yearly retreat, are Pastors Joel and Karla Cruz, from House of Praise and Worship in Hartford.
Several Schools Seek Partnerships With Local Churches
When neighborhood cornerstones join forces, students are able to receive support with resources and relationships that help them to develop the character and skills they need to succeed in their schools and communities.