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Fun, Faith, and Friendship – Youth Week Traditions
Twice a year, youth from across the Southeast arrive at Kanuga for a week of invigorating fellowship. Youth Week, one of the longest running events for youth ministry in the country, is the summer event for KEY Conferences (Kanuga Empowered Youth). The goal is to create a radical community where teens can grow in their...
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A Place to be #Blessed: Winterlight Youth Conference
With fall firmly in place, it’s not too early to start looking ahead to holiday break. Nestled neatly between the rush of Christmas and the excitement of New Years is Kanuga’s annual Winterlight youth conference held December 27 through January 1. Combining Faith and Fun Open to high school students from ninth to twelfth grade,...
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Pursuing the KEY to the Kingdom
Kanuga Empowered Youth – KEY Conferences Kanuga’s two celebrated youth conferences grew from one of Kanuga’s first conferences in 1928. Today, KEY Conferences, or Kanuga Empowered Youth, seeks to strengthen and expand the vision for which Kanuga’s founder, Bishop Finlay, and the original youth coordinators laid the foundation. The summer conference, Youth Week, consists of...
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Alumni keep spark alive at Winterlight Youth Conference
Traditions run deep at Kanuga, and what often keeps them thriving is the fresh interest and commitment from youth who have been inspired by those before them. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than with Winterlight, a youth conference held at Kanuga Dec. 27–Jan. 1 annually for 9th–12th-grade students and celebrating its 40th anniversary. “I...
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