The Youth department caters for the needs of the youth of the Trans-Orange Conference from all backgrounds and ethnic groups. Throughout the years many heroes and heroines have carried the banner of the youth ministries in and out of season making this Society what it is today.
Members of the Youth Society belong to the following clubs:
- Adventurer (6-9yrs),
- Ambassadors (16-21yrs) and
- Senior Youth (22-30+).
We oversee the development and facilitation of products, training and many other services to assist leaders in accomplishing the vision and mission of the youth ministry, leading young people into a vibrant and saving relationship with Jesus in their local settings.
Many brave writers have undertaken the task of putting the Youth Department history into print. The first was Matilda Erickson, the very first secretary in the first youth department working with the first director, M. E. Kern. The second one was tried by a historian by the name of Nathaniel Krum, under the guidance of the newly-elected world youth director, Theodore Lucas. No matter how hard one tries, the story gets abbreviated, lost in time, fuzzy and less precise.
Also, it easily gets reduced to a few names and dates. We forget that these were/are people; people who loved God; people who have tons of exciting moments, difficult moments, shattered moments, moments we could all learn valuable lessons from. The true heroes are the youth of the past, present and future who follow our aim, “The Advent message to all the world in my generation.”
Website of the youth Department