Called & Sent

Called & Sent is a year-long career discernment program for youth in 11th and 12th grade and college students.


The participants are youth and college students who want to explore more about vocation and where God may be calling. This is open to young people who feel a call to vocational ministry and those who don't. The program is only open to 15 participants at this time. Each applicant will be interviewed but the Called and Sent leadership team. The application is below: 

Application (deadline to apply is Sept. 1)

The program includes:

-A fall retreat kick-off at Jumonville (Sept. 13-15)

-One-on-one mentoring with someone who is currently working in a field you are interested in.

-Quarterly online calls

-Spring Mission/Outreach Project

Cost for the Participant:

The Called & Sent: Youth Leadership Academy is a ministry of the Western Pennsylvania United Methodist Annual Conference. Many of the costs associated with Called & Sent are covered by the Annual Conference. Currently the cost is only $75 per participant for the entire year of programming.

Here is a printable flyer.

If you have any additional questions or would like more information, please contact Amanda Gilligan, or Rev. Derek Platt,