Adventist Youth Ministry

The AYS committee is responsible for senior youth activities and works in coordination with the other youth entities through the Adventist youth ministries committee. If there is no Ambassador, Pathfinder, or Adventurer program, the AYS will include these younger members in a junior society. 


To win souls for Christ


The goal of AYS should be to involve all youth in activities that will tie them closer to the church and train them for Christian service.


Adventist Youth Society (AYS)—The church works for and with its youth through the AYS. Under the AYS leader youth are to work together in development of a strong youth ministry that includes spiritual, mental, and physical development of each individual, Christian social interaction, and an active witnessing program that supports the general soul-winning plans of the church. 

 God said to Moses, “And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the door posts of your house and on your gates” (Deut. 6:6-9). The apostle Paul added, “Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in pu- rity” (1 Tim. 4:12). “We have an army of youth today who can do much if they are prop- erly directed and encouraged. . . . We want them to be blessed of God. We want them to act a part in well-organized plans for helping other youth.
Candice Garvey
AYM Leader