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Young Adult Volunteers
Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 virtual Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) year.
A new partnership between the Presbyterian Young Adult Volunteer program (YAV) and the New Wilmington Mission Conference is expected to create ambassadors for both programs this summer.
A Young Adult Volunteer working this year with a youth group at a church in Dundee, Scotland, sees parallels between an aging Church of Scotland and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — with both churches having an opportunity to pivot in order to appeal more broadly to people of all ages.
Although the branches of their respective family trees are heavily laden with Presbyterian pastors and elders, Akilah Hyrams and Noah Westfall — both alums of the PC(USA)’s Young Adult Volunteer program — are pursuing a different calling.
At least for now.
Deidre Allen, a native of Columbus, Ohio, has joined the Young Adult Volunteer Program as a mission associate. She began her duties Monday.
The PC(USA)’s annual Pentecost Offering supports children, youth and young adults at risk through many ministries.
It was a bit of an old home week Thursday for A Matter of Faith: A Presby Podcast, which dropped its most recent edition on Thursday. Listen to the podcast, hosted each week by the Rev. Lee Catoe and Simon Doong, by clicking here. The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice put on the weekly podcast.
Presbyterians are gearing up to participate in the 66th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, an annual gathering that will focus on empowering women and girls and protecting the planet.
Destini Hodges was named this week as the permanent coordinator of the Young Adult Volunteer program. She has served in the interim role for the past 12 months.
Presbyterians are gearing up for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, from Oct. 31-Nov. 12.