How is your church investing in Leadership Development for the future? Do you have anything in place to encourage young people towards a life of ministry, service and calling? Kaleo (“to call”) Academy would like to come alongside your church in helping develop high school leaders for the Friends Church, and most importantly, for the Kingdom of God. Kaleo Academy is a National Friends Youth Training for students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school in the fall of 2017 and is sponsored by Barclay College. The Academy is a 10 month program which includes: a week long Theology Camp on the campus of Barclay College (June 25 – July 1, 2017); a supervised Mentor Program to walk alongside the student and mentor from your local faith community; an Online Learning Community with students, mentors, and Friends teachers/leaders; and the Released Project directed towards 50 hours of student service learning.
Kaleo Academy Staff is interested in visiting your local church or your Yearly Meeting Region and presenting a workshop on how the program can take place in your congregation. If you are interested in more details, please contact Kaleo Academy Director, Brockie Follette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 620-862-5252 ext. 26.
The group that formed around George Fox and started the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) were known as the Valiant Sixty. Those early Quakers were young and passionate in telling people about Jesus, the One who can speak to every person’s condition. We are looking for the new Valiant Sixty; young people who are ready to answer the call and help lead the Friends Church into the future!
Visit our website for more information and to apply: http://www.barclaycollege.edu/kaleo/. Applications are now being accepted through May 31, 2017.
– Brockie Follette, Kaleo Academy Director