Organizing a youth trip to GA? Get advice from experts!
Organizing a Youth Trip to GA? Get Advice from Experts!

Bringing a group of youth to GA this year and just don't know where to start? Or do you wish your annual GA trip was easier? Check out our video series starring some real experts at bringing youth groups to GA. You asked, and we've answered!

These nine 15-minute videos will be released every 1-2 weeks and will be themed according to what you can work on at each point of the timeline. Bookmark the web page or sign up for the Blue Boat newsletter to catch the latest update.

Part 1: Let's All Go to GA!

Part 1: Let's All Go to GA!

Video recording, 14 minutes, 36 seconds

What is GA like for youth? Why should youth from your congregation go? Are there leadership roles for youth at GA? How can I get the congregation (let alone the parents, the board, the youth themselves!) motivated and eager to support us? And what kind of strategic pre-planning should I be doing now? We answer these and other vital questions in our first installment.

This video series is hosted by: Deborah Neisel-Sanders, Jessica Laikeman, Mary Carter-Vail, and Scott Stewart.

Links to the programs and opportunities mentioned in this video are available at For GA Trip Organizers.

About the Author

  • Deborah joined the staff of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries in December 2009. She brings more than thirty years' experience providing administrative support to organizations large and small, both corporate and not-for-profit. Her breadth of non-profit experience includes...

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