Youth Council

Save the Date: Junior High Youthquake

Save the date for the fall!! Junior High Youthquake will be held September 27-29 at Ferncliff. More information will be available later in the summer.

Youth Advisory Team

The Youth Advisory Team is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 year.
We are a team of youth, college students, and adults that gather to grow in our faith and our leadership abilities & to help the Presbytery make disciples of Jesus Christ through events, conferences, and mission opportunities!
The Youth Advisory Team (A-Team) plans events and trips open to all youth in the presbytery.

The A-Team is a sub-committee of the Presbytery’s Youth, Collegiate, and Young Adult Mission Team.

There are three types of delegates for Youth Advisory Team

  •  Youth delegate – 10th-12th grade for 2016-2017 school year.
  • College delegate – high school graduate through age 22.
  • Adult delegate – 23 or older.

For an application form for the Youth Advisory Team, click here

2019 Upcoming Events and Trips

Jr. High Jubilee (Mo Ranch, TX) – July 6 – 11, 2019
Presbyterian Youth Triennium (Purdue University, Indiana) – July 16-20, 2019
Montreat Youth Conference (Montreat, NC) – July 20-27, 2019

Please keep the three summer youth trips in your prayers during the month of July. We have three trips that will be taking place on consecutive weeks.

Mo-Ranch Junior High Jubilee: Twenty-one youth from eight different churches will leave on Saturday, July 6 and stay overnight at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas. The conference begins on Sunday, July 7 and concludes on Thursday, July 11 when the group returns home. Thanks to chaperones Jared Brown, Whitney Bordelon, Brianne Christiansen, and Celeste Wheeler.

Presbyterian Youth Triennium: Twenty-five youth from five different churches (including 3 from FPC Texarkana in Pines Presbytery) will depart for Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN on Monday, July 15 and stay overnight at First Presbyterian Church in Champaign, IL where a former member of our presbytery Matt Matthews is pastor. The conference begins on Tuesday, July 16 and concludes on Saturday, July 20 when the group returns home. Thanks to chaperones Brianne Christiansen, Grace Blazer, Ruth Amensen and Jared Brown.

Montreat Youth Conference: Ten youth from five different churches will travel with a group of twenty from Second Presbyterian Church to the Montreat Youth Conference. The group will depart on Saturday, July 20 and stay overnight at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, TN. The conference begins on the evening of Sunday, July 21 and concludes on Saturday, July 27 when the group returns home. Thanks to chaperones Loretta Mansell and Grace Blazer.

Youth Council Documents