Faith Communities Today
New Fact Information
Youth ministries have been part of the ministry of the Adventist Church since the emergence of the denomination in the middle of the 19th century. In fact, most of the founders of the denomination were young adults in their 20s during the formative years of the 1840s and 1850s in the United States.
In the Faith Communities Today (FACT) research done in 2000, more than a third of Adventist Churches report that all or most of the high school aged children in the congregations are involved in the religious life and activities of the church. Read the Youth Ministries Report here (PDF).What is your congregation doing to help your teens feel ownership of the church? Now is the time to work with your congregational leaders to create a plan to involve the next generation in the church.
New FACT Information, Center for Creative Ministry