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Journey Through Faith

Journey Through Faith (JTF) is an offspring of the Cursillo movement, a lay person-led spiritual movement designed as a refresher course in Christianity.  Like the Diaspora movement, it was founded by Moravians, is recognized by Moravian Christian Education as a continuing program for congregational growth, and insist on being a common meeting ground for all Christians who seek to serve the Lord.  It is ecumenical and not intended to promote a certain Church or denomination.  The people of many denominations have not only participated, but held leadership positions with the organization.  

Started in Wisconsin en 1980, the movement was then known as the Moravian Cursillo West (MCWEST).  In 1985, Wisconsin Cursillistas worked jointly with Illiana fold to host the first Moravian Cursillo West in Indiana.  By fall of 1987, Wisconsin called their movement Diaspora, and the Illiana movement became known as Journey Through Faith. 

The Journey Through Faith three-day weekend has kept the caracteristics of the Cursillo weekend: lay and clergy talks, small-group discussions, songs, worship, communion,  fellowship with people of all walks of life, etc. The purpose of JTF is to identify leaders for Christ from the community and to build them up with confidence to go forth into their environment with a renewed desire to live in God’s Grace. 

This information is taken from the Journey Through Faith website