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Global Youth Day 2017 in Minnesota

The Youth Department of Minnesota is taking part in the General Conference service initiative – Global Youth Day 2017!  Join youth, young adults, Adventurers, and Pathfinders of the Minnesota Conference in a day of service to the community.  To register, click the picture below!


Schedule for the Day

8:30-9:15              Registration

9:15-9:30              Instruction

9:30-12:00           Outreach Ministries

Blood Drive (9:30-3:00 pm)

Pancake Breakfast

Paint Shelter

Fleece Blankets

Nursing Home (10:00- 11:00 am)

12:00-1:00           Lunch

1:30-6:30              Outreach Ministries

Feeding homeless (1:00-4:00 PM)

Feed My Starving Children (4:30-6:30)

Hospital Visitation (1:00-4:00 PM)

Paint Shelter

Shelter Visitation (1:00-3:00 PM)

Clean up the park (1:00-4:00 pm)

7:00-8:15              Dinner & Worship

8:45-9:00              Maplewood Academy Gymnastics

9:00-10:00           Social night (basketball, volleyball, board games)

10:00-10:30         Clean up


Posted by on 03/03/2017 in Uncategorized


Fall High School Retreat Registration!

The Fall High School Retreat at North Star Camp is only a month away!

Click HERE to be re-directed to the registration site:

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Posted by on 09/01/2016 in Uncategorized


Youth Camp Meeting 2016!

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The countdown is on!  We can’t wait to see you all in just a few weeks for our Annual Minnesota Camp Meeting!  We’ll kick off our week on Friday, June 10 @ 7 p.m. and conclude on Saturday evening, June 18.

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be hearing from several awesome speakers this year, including: Pastor Dustin Hall from Southview SDA Church, Buell Fogg from Union College, and Ty Gibson, the co-director of Light Bearers.

Join us as we explore God’s calling for each one of us to live purpose-filled lives NOW, because this life is NOT A REHEARSAL, it’s the real deal!

Click the links below to see a complete schedule and print your permission slip for this year’s fun and festivities at Camp Meeting!

Camp Meeting 2016 – Youth Department Schedule

2016 Camp Meeting Youth Medical Release

Bonus!  Check out the photos below of the site where the newest Habitat for Humanity house will be located in Hutchinson – and where our youth department will be volunteering on Friday, June 17!

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Posted by on 05/05/2016 in Uncategorized


Fall Youth Retreat Info Coming Soon!

Fall Youth Retreat Info Coming Soon!

Fall isn’t that far away – so start planning now for the Youth Retreat!

Here’s what we can fill you in on so far:

Dates:  October 7-9, 2016

Location:  North Star Camp

Who’s invited:  High School Students

Cost:  Less than $75, but final cost to be determined

Speaker:  Pastor Jason Calvert, Loma Linda Academy Chaplain

Theme:  Setting the Best Priorities

What you can expect to do that weekend:  Connect with other high school students from all over Minnesota, worship together, reflect and grow spiritually, and spend time outdoors enjoying the fun activities North Star Camp has to offer!

This weekend will be unforgettable, so don’t forget to sign up for more information as it becomes available!  Click here to join our interest list!


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Posted by on 03/29/2016 in Uncategorized


Campus Ministry Retreat


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Youth Rally 2015 Pics!

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Posted by on 11/16/2015 in Uncategorized


“Transformed” Youth Rally – Coming, October 31!

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“For I am about to do a brand-new thing.  See, I have already begun!  Do you not see it?  I will make a pathway through the wilderness for my people to come home.  I will create rivers for them in the desert!”  ~Isaiah 43:19

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think..”  ~Romans 12:2a

Be transformed as you discover the amazing things Jesus wants to do IN you and THROUGH you during this exciting, one-day rally, coming to the St. Paul RiverCentre on Saturday, October 31.  This rally is geared for high school students*** and will include worship music led by Union College students, fun activities to help you connect with other Minnesota teens, and meaningful Bible messages that will encourage you in your relationship with Jesus!

The transformation begins at 9:30 a.m.  We can’t wait to see you there.  Don’t forget to bring a friend!

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Pastor Jackie James is our guest speaker for the rally!  Pastor Jackie currently serves as the Assistant Pastor at Camelback Church in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born and raised in Miami, Florida and graduated from Southern Adventist University in 1995.  He has been a chaplain at both Fletcher Academy and Forest Lake Academy as well as assistant campus pastor at La Sierra University. Before accepting his current position, Pastor Jackie was a recruiter for Southern Adventist University for 9 years.  He is passionate about the Word of God and helping people live an authentic walk with Jesus.

Date:  October 31, 2015

Times:  Sessions 1-2: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Lunch: provided offsite (details coming soon); Session 3: 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Location:  St. Paul RiverCentre, 175 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102

Cost:  This event is completely FREE to attend.  Parking at the RiverCentre is FREE for those who arrive before 10 a.m. For those arriving after that time, there will be a fee of approximately $10 to park in the RiverCentre Parking Garage.

Lunch:  A free, off-site* lunch is provided for Youth Rally participants and assigned adult sponsors ONLY, with the following items:

-youth rally registration (Pre-Reg is now closed.  Please register upon arrival)

-signed parent permission form turned in to youth rally registration table (see below!)

-wearing youth rally name tag

*Please note: Registered participants will be bused to and from the South St. Paul Hispanic SDA Church for lunch.  Only participants who have registered and turned in a signed parent permission form will be allowed to board the bus for lunch.

Pre-Registration – Pre-Registration is now closed.  Please register upon arrival.

Permission Form:  If you are under 18, you’ll need a parent permission form for lunch.  Download it here.


***Special Note:  Though the “Transformed” Rally is specifically geared for high school students, it coincides with the return of Shawn Boonstra and the Voice of Prophecy Rally, which will be located in the same building, across the hallway.  Please contact your local pastor or visit the Minnesota Conference of SDA website for more information about the adult meeting and childcare.


Posted by on 10/07/2015 in Uncategorized