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Presbyterian Youth and Triennium

The Office of Presbyterian Youth and Triennium celebrates, provides opportunities and advocates for Presbyterian youth in the church and the world. In addition to the triennial gathering for high school age and young adult Presbyterians (PYT), The Presbyterian Youth and Triennium office will look at ways to connect the Presbyterian Mission Agency with younger Presbyterians and younger Presbyterians with the rich opportunities for discipleship within the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Presbyterian Youth and Triennium and Becoming a Matthew 25 Church:
The Office of Presbyterian Youth and Triennium is launching during an exciting season of mission in the PMA – “Becoming a Matthew 25 Church”; seeking to develop vitality within our churches, eradicate poverty and eliminate systemic racism. We believe that young Presbyterians are already passionate about and active IN the bringing about these mission priorities.

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New ‘PYT Beyond’ will now lead up to the 2025 Triennium, with time to dig deep into the Mathew 25 theme

In the midst of a beautiful and broken world, we have a vision for ministry with young people that unites youth in Christ with all other generations and proclaims the love of God without end. Here are just a timely few of the many resources we offer to support youth leaders and congregations:

Social/Emotional Health; Best Practices & Check-In Guide
Partnering with Parents for Hard Conversations

Get ready for Youth in the Church and World Sunday on August 15, 2021. Here are some resources to help with planning this special youth-led service:
Quicksheet #57: Youth Sunday Resource
Quicksheet #59 – One Body, Many Parts – Youth Church and World Emphasis
Quicksheet #65: Noise: A Youth Led Worship
DatoVeloz #65: Ruido, Adoración Dirigida Por La Juventud

Quicksheets Index

The Office of Presbyterian Youth and Triennium is a proud partner in – a free, daily devotional site and app. The devotional experience, written especially for youth and young adults, seeks to provide reflections on themes that impact our faith journey. You are invited to Pause, Listen, Think, Pray, Go.

Journey to the Cross logoJourney to the Cross, the devotional series for Lent for youth & young adults, returns to the devotional website and app,, Ash Wednesday, March 2, through Sunday, April 17. This series features scripture, prayer, and meditative thoughts accompanied by gentle music.

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