National HBCU Leading in Transformation Conference

Date Posted: 8/8/2017

Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century will debut our latest program the National Network of Young Adults (NNYA) during the first-ever national conference designed for young adult students who attend United Methodist affiliated Historically-Black Colleges and Universities.  
The first-ever National HBCU Leading in Transformation (LIT) Conference is Thursday, September 21 in Atlanta, Georgia on the campus of Clark Atlanta University. This one-day, power-packed conference will offer relevant workshops and community service opportunities focused on social justice, ministry, and academics. The college-aged young adult leaders how attend will learn strategic models and best practices to strengthen our communities and our churches.
We need your support to get the word out to United Methodist Affiliated HBCU’s in your area and to young adults in your areas who you would want to be equipped to lead.
You would agree that our work to inspire, engage and equip young adults between the ages of 18-35 to a great network of other discipline young adults, campus ministers and mentors with the goal to build a pipeline of effective leaders to serve within our church and respective UMC affiliated HBCU campuses.
The National Network of Young Adults Program Coordinator Nathalie Nelson Parker has provided leadership to a design team for a program that will challenge, empower, and inspire all who attend. I invite you to take advantage of this opportunity by identifying some young adults who you can register and send. Partner with us to help grow leaders that will strengthen black churches and our community. Registration for the National LIT Conference is only $30, and all details are at