Echad exists to develop devoted followers of Y’shua who will creatively declare the messiahship of Jesus.
Jews for Jesus' Creative Arts Discipleship and Evangelism Training program is for Jewish believing artists aged 18-28. Echad is an intensive eight month program where you will live as a community of Jewish Believing artists committed to a lifestyle of biblical discipleship and Messianic witness.
Echad provides Messianic Jewish Artists a discipleship program that:
Deepens their relationship with God
Provides a community of faith and accountability
Strengthens their Jewish identity
Challenges them to use their arts to share Messiah with our Jewish people
God has created you as an artist and wants you to use your craft, whether it be:
Visual: fine art, photography
Performing Arts: theatre, dance, acting
Writing: poetry, literature
Music: Band or Individual Artist, Singer/Songwriter, Sound/Recording Engineer
Film: multi-media, graphic design, web development
GOD CAN USE YOU!!
The First Semester will be designated to discipleship and the focused growth of your art.
The Second Semester will be intermittent touring in major cities in the U.S using and displaying your art with the purpose of engaging other Jewish people with the Gospel.
Example core curriculum topics include:
Identity in God
Theology and Arts: What does it mean to be a person of faith and use your art for God?
Developing Your Art
Have time each week to practice and develop your craft
Gain inspiration from meeting with local believing artists
Learn from guest artists
Where? New York City
How long? September through May
Cost? Participants should raise $1400/month
Housing? Covered by Jews for Jesus
Food? Your responsibility
How You Can Be Involved
I am a Jewish believer between the ages of 18-28 and I'd like to explore being part of Echad.