Messianic Jewish Youth Initiative

12-21 is a community of Messianic youth strengthening the bonds of faith and community through programmed events and learning opportunities.

An Interview with Eden Mitchell

A young Messianic artist creates the cover art for her father’s latest album.

Messianic musician Troy Mitchell recently released his new album, Awake. Eden, his daughter and longtime 12-21er and a three-year camp Tzadi camper, helped her father with his album artwork. We sat down with her and asked her some qu…

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Messianic musician Troy Mitchell recently released his new album, Awake. Eden, his daughter and longtime 12-21er and a three-year camp Tzadi camper, helped her father with his album artwork. We sat down with her and asked her some qu…

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The Happiest Day of the Year

Why is Yom Kippur considered one of the happiest days of the year?

From Generation to Generation

Camp Tzadi is perhaps the most important thing we are doing at First Fruits of Zion.

Hard Hearts

When we harden our hearts against God, family, friends, or parents, we cannot expect anything but hardship.

Blogs Archive

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Who We Are

12-21 is part of the ministry of First Fruits of Zion, created to provide the next generation of Messianic Jews and Gentiles with the community and resources necessary to live as followers of Yeshua.

What We Want

  • To establish a generation that can transmit the message of the Messiah and continues in the mission of advancing his kingdom
  • To educate the next generation in Messianic Jewish faith, practice, and heritage
  • To encourage discussion and social connection among Messianic youth

How We’re Making it Happen

  • Online articles, education resources, and social media presence for learning and connecting with a young Messianic community
  • Conferences and programmed events combining social interaction and classroom learning
  • A ten-day summer camp packed with adventures, education, and spiritual growth

Events

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Lemons & L’Chayims 2020

Join us for virtual camp this summer, June 28 - July 21 2020, as we take four weeks to explore the life of a disciple through the lenses of Mussar. We will study topics of faith, purity, gratitude, discipline, tikkun olam, and much more.