The North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) Youth Winter Leadership Retreat will take place Dec. 27-30 at the picturesque Mission Spring Christian Camps and Conference Center in Scotts Valley, Calif. The keynote speaker will be Sandhya Rani Jha, pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oakland, Calif. Jha recently published Room at the Table: Struggle for Unity and Equality in Disciples History, a book about 200 years of Disciples multicultural history.
Activities at the NAPAD Youth Leadership retreat will include worship and prayer, a cultural night, workshops and outdoor activities at the center, which is nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Discounts are offered for registrations before Nov. 30. Limited scholarships that could be applied toward registration and travel for participants who live outside of California, Nevada and California also are available. To find out more, see: