The 10th annual Generation of Youth for Christ (GYC) conference is happening Dec. 28, 2011—Jan. 1, 2012 in Houston, Texas.
Here's what you need to know about this year's event:
This year's theme is "Fill Me: Our Earnest Plea." According to the event website, the theme focuses on asking God to send "the promised gift of the Holy Spirit."
Generation of Youth for Christ is a youth-led grassroots movement. It was started in 2002 by a small group of Seventh-day Adventist college students.
According to their website, GYC promotes "serious Bible study, intense prayer, uncompromising lifestyle, and boldness in sharing Christ with others."
GYC organizes an annual conference in the United States, with seminars and outreach opportunities.
You can learn more about GYC and their annual conferences on the GYC website.
New this year, is the official GYC conference app available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices running iOS version 4.0 or later. It's like an electronic brochure to this year's event.
You can see which seminars are available, maps of the convention center, directions, schedules, and other information about the conference and the organization that oversees it.
The app is available for download from the iTunes App Store.
You can view the entire event schedule here.
Ways to Watch
Watch on 3ABN
According to the GYC website, 3ABN will be broadcasting the evening sessions as well as the Saturday morning worship services.
|Wednesday, Dec. 28||7:30–9:00 p.m. EST||Opening Session|
|Thursday, Dec. 29||7:30–9:00 p.m. EST||Evening Session|
|Friday, Dec. 30||7:30–9:00 p.m. EST||Evening Session|
|Saturday, Dec. 31||10:45–11:50 a.m. EST||Sabbath School|
|12:00–1:45 a.m. EST||Worship Service|
|7:30–9:00 p.m. EST||Evening Session|
GYC will be providing an online stream of the event. You can watch the streamed programs below when the stream is available.
This year's event video promotional:
Read GYC attendees' reactions and observations on Twitter.
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Read more about previous GYC conferences and events right here on A Sabbath Blog.