WELCOME TO THE 48th ANNUAL NORTHEASTERN YOUTH CONFERENCE! It was a most historic weekend, over 1,000 young people and adults from 20 congregations and 6 states converged in Newark to attend one of our greatest Northeastern Youth Conference, April 8-10, 2016. Brother Jonathan Morrison, Dallas, Texas, preached Sunday morning of the Youth Conference and did an outstanding job. Two young men from Boston and Newark were baptized on Saturday and Sunday during the conference. On Friday, some 600 person were present for the basketball games and witnessed Newark defeat Boston to become our 2016 basketball champions. Saturday was filled with speeches by youth, classes were taught by brother Walter Gardner, Newark, NJ and brother Terrence Best, Sr., Newark, NJ. Brother Chris Turner, Burlington, NJ, gave a very inspiring and interesting sermon and one young man was baptized. Faheem Jones of Newark gave the Welcome Address, Donnelly McCants and Shanila Ayo spoke as youth from Clinton Avenue. Congratulations to Quincy Campbell, White Plains, NY, and Dyahnah Wilson, Brooklyn, NY—Kings who were selected as Mr. & Miss. Northeastern Youth Conference during the pageant. It was super exciting to see so many young people in the worship service last Sunday. I want to thank everyone who helped to make this conference a great success. Dr. Eugene Lawton, Minister.