Mission u is an annual event offering opportunities for adults, youth and children to grow spiritually, learn about issues affecting society and experience Christian mission in its many forms. The Mission in Action option; participants will travel to work sites each morning and return to the Cal u campus later in the day. Youth Mission u (registration available soon) for youth in grades 6-12 begins two days before the main event to allow more time for building relationships and serving neighbors through hands-on work.
Mission u is sponsored jointly by the Conference Global Ministries team and the United Methodist Women. Set up as a long weekend at California University of Pennsylvania, it begins on Thursday evening, but the schedule allows for participation for those who can't arrive until Friday. Families are encouraged to attend and discount rates are offered for family members who room together.
There's also a Sampler Day on Saturday for anyone who would like to try it for a day.
The Gene Stollings Memorial Scholarship will cover the cost of registration, room and board for a first-time clergy attendee.
The Evelyn Hull Memorial Scholarship will cover the cost of a first-time attendee sponsored by a UMW unit.
Visit the WPA UMC Mission u Facebook page.