Better
Together

PRM Annual Conference
September 10–11, 2021

Rathburn Hall
Grove City College

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Featured Speaker—
Walt Mueller

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Dr. Walt Mueller is the founder and President of the Center for
Parent/Youth Understanding (cpyu.org), a non-profit ministry
serving schools, churches, and community organizations across the U.S, Canada, and worldwide in their efforts to understand youth culture, and thereby minister to kids and strengthen families.

Walt has been working with young people and families for over 40 years. Walt has served on the adjunct faculty of several undergrad and graduate institutions, and is currently co-mentoring a Doctor of Ministry Program in Ministry to Emerging Generations at Gordon- Conwell Theological Seminary.

Walt’s commentary and analysis on youth culture is heard daily online and on over 880 radio stations across the United States and Canada on CPYU’s daily radio program, Youth Culture Today. He blogs (cpyu.org) and writes extensively on youth culture and family issues and is the author of ten books, including: 99 Thoughts For Parents of Teenagers (Group, 2011); The Space Between: A Parent’s Guide to Teenage Development (Zondervan, 2009), and the Gold Medallion Award winner, Understanding Today’s Youth Culture
(Tyndale House, 1994, 1999). He is a regular contributor to a variety of publications and has written regular culture columns for Youthworker Journal and Group Magazine.

Walt and his wife Lisa live in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and
have four adult children; Caitlin, Joshua, Bethany and Nathaniel,
and six grandchildren.

Dr. Walt Mueller is the founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding (cpyu.org), a non-profit ministry serving schools, churches, and community organizations across the U.S, Canada, and worldwide in their efforts to understand youth culture, and thereby minister to kids and strengthen families.

Walt has been working with young people and families for over 40 years. Walt has served on the adjunct faculty of several undergrad and graduate institutions, and is currently co-mentoring a Doctor of Ministry Program in Ministry to Emerging Generations at Gordon- Conwell Theological Seminary.

Walt’s commentary and analysis on youth culture is heard daily online and on over 880 radio stations across the United States and Canada on CPYU’s daily radio program, Youth Culture Today. He blogs (cpyu.org) and writes extensively on youth culture and family issues and is the author of ten books, including: 99 Thoughts For Parents of Teenagers (Group, 2011); The Space Between: A Parent’s Guide to Teenage Development (Zondervan, 2009), and the Gold Medallion Award winner, Understanding Today’s Youth Culture
(Tyndale House, 1994, 1999). He is a regular contributor to a variety of publications and has written regular culture columns for Youthworker Journal and Group Magazine.

Walt and his wife Lisa live in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and have four adult children; Caitlin, Joshua, Bethany and Nathaniel, and six grandchildren.

Dr. Walt Mueller is the founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding (cpyu.org), a non-profit ministry serving schools, churches, and community organizations across the U.S, Canada, and worldwide in their efforts to understand youth culture, and thereby minister to kids and strengthen families.

Walt has been working with young people and families for over 40 years. Walt has served on the adjunct faculty of several undergrad and graduate institutions, and is currently co-mentoring a Doctor of Ministry Program in Ministry to Emerging Generations at Gordon- Conwell Theological Seminary.

Walt’s commentary and analysis on youth culture is heard daily online and on over 880 radio stations across the United States and Canada on CPYU’s daily radio program, Youth Culture Today. He blogs (cpyu.org) and writes extensively on youth culture and family issues and is the author of ten books, including: 99 Thoughts For Parents of Teenagers (Group, 2011); The Space Between: A Parent’s Guide to Teenage Development (Zondervan, 2009), and the Gold Medallion Award winner, Understanding Today’s Youth Culture (Tyndale House, 1994, 1999). He is a regular contributor to a variety of publications and has written regular culture columns for Youthworker Journal and Group Magazine.

Walt and his wife Lisa live in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and have four adult children; Caitlin, Joshua, Bethany and Nathaniel, and six grandchildren.

Dr. Walt Mueller is the founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding (cpyu.org), a non-profit ministry serving schools, churches, and community organizations across the U.S, Canada, and worldwide in their efforts to understand youth culture, and thereby minister to kids and strengthen families.

Walt has been working with young people and families for over 40 years. Walt has served on the adjunct faculty of several undergrad and graduate institutions, and is currently co-mentoring a Doctor of Ministry Program in Ministry to Emerging Generations at Gordon- Conwell Theological Seminary.

Walt’s commentary and analysis on youth culture is heard daily online and on over 880 radio stations across the United States and Canada on CPYU’s daily radio program, Youth Culture Today. He blogs (cpyu.org) and writes extensively on youth culture and family issues and is the author of ten books, including: 99 Thoughts For Parents of Teenagers (Group, 2011); The Space Between: A Parent’s Guide to Teenage Development (Zondervan, 2009), and the Gold Medallion Award winner, Understanding Today’s Youth Culture
(Tyndale House, 1994, 1999). He is a regular contributor to a variety of publications and has written regular culture columns for Youthworker Journal and Group Magazine.

Walt and his wife Lisa live in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and have four adult children; Caitlin, Joshua, Bethany and Nathaniel,
and six grandchildren.

Register

Saturday’s featured conference sessions on Youth Culture with Dr. Walt Mueller are open to the public—pastors and lay-leaders alike. Please join us for insights from one of the field’s leading voices.

A fee of $10 is requested to provide lunch, and is payable at the door.

Saturday’s featured conference sessions on Youth Culture with Dr. Walt Mueller are open to the public—pastors and lay-leaders alike. Please join us for insights from one of the field’s leading voices.

A fee of $10 is requested to provide lunch, and is payable at the door.

Schedule

Friday

September 10

9:30 AM–10:00 AM

Registration

10:15 AM

Cohort Check-In & Prayer

11:15 AM

Pastoring and Positive Psychology
Lisa Hosack

Noon

Lunch

1:15 PM

The Lonely Pastor
Lisa Hosack

2:00 PM

Break

2:15 PM

Entrepreneurship and the Mission of the Rural Church
Tim Sweet & Yvonne English

2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

Entrepreneurship Workshop
Tim Sweet & Yvonne English

5:00 PM

Check into Hotel

6:30 PM

Dinner at Timbercreek

7:30 PM

Reflections on Rural Ministry
Bill Sukolsky

Schedule

Saturday

September 11

7:30 AM–8:30 AM

Breakfast at Hotel

9:00 AM

Better Together
Charlie Cotherman

9:20 AM

PRM Panel Discussion

10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Youth Culture and How it Influences Kids
Walt Mueller

11:30 AM

Lunch

12:30 PM

Understanding and Answering Youth Culture Trends
Walt Mueller

1:30 PM

Discussion and Q&A
Walt Mueller

2:20 PM

Concluding Remarks
Seulgi Byun

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Grove City, PA 16127
(724) 458-3897
office@ruralministry.org

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Grove City, PA 16127
(724) 458-3897
office@ruralministry.org

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