At its heart, “The Great Commission” (Matt 28:16-20) is a call to pass on the faith by making disciples who follow in the footsteps of Jesus. The Assembly of the Uniting Church responds to that call with a commitment to “encourage and resource deeper discipleship of UCA members, equipping them to participate in God’s mission.”

A key part of discipling is the way the Church nurtures and encourages children, youth and young adults within its family. We seek to resource the next generations of Christian faith by inviting younger people to join in God’s mission, equipping and releasing them to do so.

The Discipling the Next Generations Circle is an invitation to be involved with how the Assembly supports our next generation of leaders and to connect with others who are passionate about this space.

Open to everyone, Circle members will have the opportunity to learn more about and to participate in the ways we do this, including the creation of resources, developing intergenerational awareness in diverse settings and the initiation and support of national youth events.

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The Advocate for the Discipling the Next Generations Circle is Steve Molkentin. 

We asked Steve to share a little about himself.

Discipling the Next Generations

Our Invitation from Mary

By Rev Charissa Suli, Assembly National Consultant News of any pregnancy is an unsettling, life-changing event. Believe me I know. I’m a mother of four children. I have three daughters aged 21, 19, and 13 and a son aged two years old. So, I know from experience just how much the arrival of a new

Discipling the Next Generations

"I am the light of the world"

By Leviana Ravetali Tuiloma, a Panel Member for the Discipling the Next Generations Circle 2019 has been the most personal challenging and testing year for me, however, it has also been the most spiritually comforting and assuring where I have grown in my love for and trust in God. This year I faced some incredibly

Discipling the Next Generations

Finding I'm exactly where God calls me to be

By Kelly Skilton I would say that I have my absolute dream job — I work as a Uniting Church Youth and Young Adults Pastor and I also serve as a Chaplain at a University. I do not think that either of these are jobs for everyone, but I often feel like they are jobs