Christmas Institute

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA — CALIFORNIA-NEVADA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

WHO WE ARE


We are a loving community unified by faith, putting into practice the connectional aspect of the United Methodist Church in youth, young adults, and their respective communities through year-round activities culminating in an annual retreat for the five days after Christmas.



OUr mission


WHY WE EXISTChristmas Institute exists to strengthen the lives of youth and young adults through Jesus Christ by cultivating spiritual growth within a community of faith.



Our vision


OUR HOPE FOR THE WORLD Our hope is that United Methodist Churches will be ignited with young people passionate for Christ, empowered to go forth and serve as active members and leaders of their youth groups, churches, and communities in order to further His kingdom in the world.



OUR VALUES


GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Faith-BasedThrough our Love for Christ

CommunityWe are connected

Spiritual GrowthConstantly growing in faith

SafetyIn a safe environment

Love Uplifting one another

Service Bringing God’s light into the world

EvangelismAnd making Him known to others