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Practice Discipleship: Re-energize Your Confirmation

Meredith and AaronPractice Discipleship: Re-energize Your Confirmation

The Synod Assembly will be preceded on Thursday, June 2 by a Day of Learning, featuring a series of workshops centered around our assembly theme of “Church Together: Welcoming the Stranger.” Register for this year’s Day of Learning here.

Meredith Gardner
Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries, Mount Cross Camarillo

Aaron Tidwell
Director of Youth and Family Ministries, Christ Long Beach

The Practice Discipleship Initiative fosters faithful, thoughtful and intentional leaders in congregations who follow Jesus in their daily lives. Workshop participants will learn ways to re-energize Confirmation in their respective settings, with an emphasis on facing the challenges of change.

Meredith Gardner was born and raised in Camarillo CA. She attended San Francisco State, and has spent her adult life living all over California. She is proud to return to her home church, Mount Cross in Camarillo, as the Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries!

Known for his enthusiastic and engaging approach towards youth ministry, Aaron Tidwell is a certified ELCA Youth Minister, with over 25 years of experience, and is currently serving as Director of Youth and Family Ministries at Christ Lutheran Church in Long Beach