Youth

Church offers monthly positive affirmation workshops to children and teens

God-given greatness isn’t something one achieves; it is something inherent to being human. This is the core message that the leaders at Elmwood United Presbyterian Church in East Orange, New Jersey, are instilling in their youth. These mentors hold fast to the belief that if a person is to be successful in the Christ-abundant life, he or she must take complete responsibility for that greatness and protect it.

It took a village, and most of its people

On May 3, more than 50 young people, many identifying as queer, others as allies, walked the red carpet last month to enter Delaware Pride Prom – their prom.

Triennium will feature preaching from the heart

Thousands of youths from across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church are gearing up for five sweaty days of “conversation, recreation, learning, worship and fun” at this year’s 2019 Presbyterian Youth Triennium (PYT) July 16-20 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.

2019 Presbyterian Youth Triennium volunteer making up for lost time

Despite having worked in youth ministry at two Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations before becoming a marriage and family counselor, 72-year-old Gregg Dana has never attended  Presbyterian Youth Triennium (PYT).  He could’ve gone to the first two Trienniums in 1980 and 1983, but he was serving large PC(USA) churches with active summer programs.