Youth ministry leadership of the newly forming Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference is taking the next steps toward establishing a new thing in youth ministry for the Nashville Episcopal Area of the United Methodist Church.
A big next step comes in the establishment of the TWK Youth Ministry Transition Team. This team, comprised of 8-10 youth and 8-10 adults and representing the diversity of the new conference, will meet virtually on a monthly basis and work at least through the end of 2022, with responsibilities in youth ministry programming and innovative decision making to prepare for the future.
Youth and adults who desired to serve on the Youth Ministry Transition Team were asked to complete an online application form by the end of August, then the Youth Ministry Strategic Team, which began meeting in late 2019, met to select the Transition Team from the pool of applicants. Below is a list of those selected to serve.
Youth Ministry Transition Team
Amanda Hartmann Westmoreland and Jordan Littrell – TWK Youth Ministry Transition Leaders
Jefferson Furtado – Liaison to the TWK Guide Team
Emma Collard* – Stones River District
Patton Duvall* – Harpeth River District
Sophie Barker* – Metro District
Virginia Varden* – Purchase District
Latricia Trull – Tennessee River District
Allison Doyle – Tennessee River District
Joshua Shaw – Mississippi River District
Hank Hilliard – Harpeth River District
Russell Casteel – Harpeth River District
Beth Shirley – Stones River District
Christine Penner – Caney Fork District
* youth representatives
Additional youth representatives are needed! Youth who would like to be a part of forming the future of the TWK Youth Ministry should fill out the online application form; OR contact Amanda Westmoreland (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jordan Littrell (email@example.com).
The new Youth Ministry Transition Team will have a virtual Quick Start Orientation – September 26 & 28, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Also on the calendar is a TWK Youth Ministry Visioning Summit – January 8-9, 2022, at Lakeshore Assembly.