About the groupThis is a group which serves teens aged 13-19 year and youth aged 20- 35. Youth Services are held in the Youth Tent every Sunday from 10:30.am to 12:30.pm
- District Elder - Elder Joyce Ngugi
- Youth coordinator - Mr. James Maingi
- Chairman - Trevor Mbuthia
- Vice Chair - Lyne wambui
- Secretary - John kuria
- Vice Secretary - Lydiah kahiga
- Treasurer - Ian chira
Roles of the group
- To take care, guide and mentor the youth and teens in the parish
- To promote spiritual nourishment among the members
- To develop programmes that enhance social, economic and spiritual growth.
- Spiritual- Programmes such as bible study, worship services, outreach and mentorship
- Economic/ financial empowerment through programmes such as professional development, networking and job searching skills
- Social development through retreats, getaways and VBS
- Volunteer services: e.g. during VBS
- Offer personalized mentorship and counselling to the youth.
ProjectsA major project run by the youth is selling of merchandise with an aim to contribute to the ongoing sanctuary project.
The group also plans to install a DSTV dish to broadcast World Cup matches. This will promote social growth and responsible entertainment among the youth.
- Youth week: 1st week of May: activities involve: Community service, programmes enhancing interaction, worship experience, skills training
- Dinners during Valentines and Xmas
- Retreats: visits to various places in the country
- Sports day
- Youth convention
- Valentines getaway at Kichakani, Ol bolosat in Nyandarua County which was well attended
- Increase in membership/ attendance of youth service. This has also improved spiritual growth evidenced by increased volunteering of youth in church activities and in the youth service
- The group has managed to get an elder and a district.
- Raising funds for the sanctuary by selling merchandise during church services
- Successful Youth Sunday events in which the Youth run both English and Kiswahili services
- The holy communion is now offered to the Youth Every month
- A successful Youth band
Youth Officials with their Elder, Joyce Ngugi and Moderator, Rev. Simon Kamande
The Youth during service in the Youth Tent