Organizations & Programs
Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry (Washington, DC)
A nonprofit organization
devoted to fostering the development of youth ministry within the Catholic
Church in the United States.
on Youth, United States Catholic Conference (Washington, DC)
The NCCB/USCC Department
office on Youth.
with Young People (Episcopal Church, NY)
A departmental cluster in
the Service, Education, and Witness Unit of the Episcopal Church Center
includes Children's Ministries, Youth Ministries, and Resources for Educators.
Methodists for Church Renewal (Birmingham, AL)
BMCR youth ministry is directed
primarily toward youth themselves, but it also offers training for adults,
especially those working with youth in African-American United Methodist
for Adults in Youth Ministry (FAYM) (Columbus Pike, Delaware)
A professional organization
for youth workers dedicated to increasing the professionalism of the field
of youth ministry in the eyes of the church.
Methodist National Youth Ministry Organization (Nashville, TN)
A nationwide network of
youth and adult workers with youth at every level of the church, formed
in 1976 by the United Methodist General Conference.
Youth Connection (Louisville, KY)
The national youth ministry
organization of the PCUSA, seeks to connect young people to each other,
the whole church, and the whole world through faith in Jesus Christ.
for Renewal Youth Ministry (Chattanooga, TN)
A resource for junior and
senior high conferences, short-term missions and wilderness camping. Also
trains youth workers, conducts family life seminars, and assists youth
pastors in relocation.
Ministries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (Chicago,
Youth Ministries of the
ELCA provide resources and programs primarily for early adolescents to
of Youth Ministry (Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod), (St. Louis,
This Department of the Lutheran
Church-Missouri Synod supports and serves congregations in their ministry
with youth in the church.
(Southern Baptist Convention) (Nashville, TN)
A youth ministry site of
the Southern Baptist Convention.
Baptist Girls (American Baptist Churches—USA)
American Baptist ministry
to girls ages 8 to 17.
Ministries (American Baptist Churches—USA )
Youth ministry web page
of the ABC–USA).
Youth Department (Assemblies of God), (Springfield, MO)
Youth ministry of the Assemblies
of God churches.
Department, the Wesleyan Church (Indianapolis, IN)
The youth program of the
Youth (Christian and Missionary Alliance)
Youth ministry of the CMA
Youth (Cleveland, OH)
The Youth Department of
the United Church of Christ.
Ministries, Reformed Church in America (Grand Rapids, MI)
The youth program of the
Ministries, Presbyterian Church in America
The youth ministries and
education program of the PCA.
Church Student Ministries (Evangelical Free Church) (Minneapolis,
Youth ministry program of
the Evangelical Free Church.
(Disciples of Christ, Indianapolis, IN)
A website for Disciples
of Christ youth and youth workers.
Youth Department (Church of God in Christ)
Youth department of Church
of God in Christ.
Program, NACCC (Oak Creek, WI)
Youth ministries in the
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches.
Ministries, Church of the Brethren (Elgin, IL)
Youth ministries resources
for Church of the Brethren.
Youth International (Church of the Nazarene) (Kansas City, MO)
Youth ministry of the Church
of the Nazarene.
Teen web page for Churches
of Christ youth.
& Young Adult Page, Orthodox Church in America (Syosset, NY)
Youth resources within the
and Young Adult Ministries, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
(New York, NY)
Youth program of the Greek
Synagogue Youth (New York, NY)
The high school age affiliate
of The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, brings Jewish teens great
friends and exciting programs in their synagogue and around the world and
transforms Jewish leaders for the next generation.
B’rith Youth Organization (Washington, DC)
The world’s largest Jewish
American Federation of Temple Youth (New York, NY)
The youth arm of the Union
of American Hebrew Congregations, NFTY is comprised of over 450 Temple
Youth Groups (TYGs) throughout the United States and Canada. These TYGs
are in turn divided into 20 regions, each of which operates as part of
the UAHC regional office in its area. The overall purposes of NFTY are
to instill Jewish identity, foster commitment to the ideals and values
of Reform Judaism, and increase synagogue participation in high school
youth. These purposes are pursued in a framework which emphasizes the development
of personal and leadership skills in a wholesome, social, Jewish environment.
American Interfaith Network Young Adult Program
The youth program of NAIN
seeks to build communication and mutual understanding among interfaith
organizations and diverse religious groups throughout North America, through
its annual conference, newsletter, web site, and member organizations.
Religious Unitarian Universalists
Throughout a network of
local youth groups, district youth conferences, and continental events,
seeks to develop a loving community of youth. Focuses on youth empowerment,
religious and social questioning, youth and adult cooperation, worship,
learning, fellowship, and social action.
YM Young Adult Friends (Quakers)
The Youth division of the
Philadelphia Young Friends
The Youth division of the
Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers).
Town (Boys’ Town, NE)
Resources and training for
ministries related especially to youth and families at risk, stressing
faith skills and relationships. Sponsors the Boys’ Town Center for Adolescent
and Family Spirituality. A source for multi-cultural materials and resources
for parenting and pastoring deaf children. Theological base: Roman Catholic
Student Association (Washington, DC)
Web page of the Muslim Student
Association on related links.
Buddhist Youth Center
Web resources for American
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