RE:NEW aims to partner with churches to mobilize a generation of youth and young adults to live with purpose in pursuing spiritual maturity, realizing their God-given gifts, and bridging the cultural and generational gap. We challenge youth and young adults to renew their faith by equipping them with the resources to know more of Christ, providing a venue for them to use their gifts to the full extent of their kingdom purpose, and encouraging them to live their lives with purpose.
What does “RE:NEW” mean?
- To make new
- To replenish
- To reestablish
- To revive
The colon in our name captures the idea that we are responding to being made new. As a verb, it reflects the concept that being renewed takes active participation on our part, even as Christ works in us to enact transformation.
What do we do?
RE:NEW partners with churches by hosting events including praise nights, workshops, and seminars. These events provide training in the areas of relationships and responsibilities, as well as opportunities to worship with others, and identifying one’s strengths and weaknesses.
In addition to these events, RE:NEW provides a variety of resources:
- Campus Representatives Initiative (CRI) is a leadership development program created for high school students and college freshman to be mentored by an older volunteer mentor. This program not only aids in bridging the generational gap, but also allows the youth to see and experience the value of discipleship. (For more information, click here.)
- The Forty-Day Impact Challenge is a 40-day personal commitment designed to challenge participants of all ages to dedicate themselves to prayer, worship, reading Scripture, fasting, and seeking the Lord. (For more information, click here.)
- RE:NEW also engages in different forms of publication, including our annual RE:NEW magazine and online blogs.
RE:NEW is a movement of Presence, a non-profit, 501C(3) organization with a mission to equip parents and children with the necessary skills to integrate Christian values in their everyday lives.
Presence is an organization that reaches out to family and youth, helping them to live in accordance with God’s values in their daily lives. We work to protect faith in families and seek to strengthen family relationships to equip them to serve others in their community. We want to encourage others to live God-centered lives. That’s why we’re called Presence, because it’s all about God’s presence in our everyday lives and in every aspect of life. We also seek to inform Christians about how current cultural issues affect our faith and to equip them to respond in truth and love.
Presence Possibilities aims to help individuals and families succeed through professional assessments and consultations identifying their personality, unique talents, culture, learning style, ideal college major and career. Presence Possibilities provides a holistic approach to personal and professional development including assessments, training, and coaching to help individuals and families expand their potential and enrich their lives.