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Youth Pastor Networking Day - CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled - As MVNU responds to recommendations from Knox Public Health and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to limit large gatherings of people on university campuses, we have made the decision to cancel all events through April 30. With the health and safety of our students as our number one priority at this time, we must minimize any exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) on our campus.

We apologize for disrupting any planned activities, and appreciate your support and prayers as we navigate through this ever-evolving situation. If an event is rescheduled, an announcement will be made. Continue to stay informed at

If you have already registered and paid, you will be receiving an email with information regarding your refund.

Please join and visit the MVNU Region Youth Pastors Facebook page for information regarding trainings and best practices/ideas for engaging your students and congregation over the coming weeks.

Mark YarhouseAttend MVNU’s Youth Pastor Networking Day on April 2, 2020, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Foster Hall located in Ariel Arena on the Mount Vernon Nazarene University campus with featured guest Mark Yarhouse. This year’s topic is Understanding Gender Dysphoria and Sexuality.

Mark A. Yarhouse, Psy.D., is the Dr. Arthur P. and Mrs. Jean May Rech Chair in Psychology at Wheaton College, where he directs the Sexual and Gender Identity Institute. In 2006, he was named Senior Fellow with the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities to conduct a study of students navigating identity concerns at Christian colleges and universities. Dr. Yarhouse is currently the Chair of the task force on LGBT issues for Division 36 (Psychology of Religion and Spirituality) of the American Psychology Associaiton. Dr. Yarhouse has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and is author or co-author of several books, including Understanding Sexual Identity: A Resource for Youth Ministers and Understanding Gender Dysphoria: Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture.

For only $45 per person (includes meal in our dining commons), you can join us to connect with other youth leaders from across the region, share best practices, and receive relevant and practical youth ministry training!

April 02 2020

Foster Hall

Event Details


$45 per person (includes meal in dining commons)

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Event Sponsor:  

University Relations

Contact Information:

  • University Relations
  • 740-392-6868 ext. 4133

Event Type:

  • Events
  • University Relations


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