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Introducing the 2018–2019 Membership Campaign!

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Top Five Reasons to Join PYWA

  1. We can hook you up with solid discounts for stuff you need. 
  2. Stay at the top of your game by attending an unlimited number of PYWA webinars and meetups.
  3. We’ll save you time by sending e-blasts that will make your job easier.

  4. Youth ministry is changing rapidly. We’re here to help you navigate it.

  5. We need each other. 

PYWA is proud to announce our newest partnership with MLP! 

Members can visit to the Member Discounts page for more information. 

NEXT Church

Youth Leaders

In partnership with PYWA (Presbyterian Youth Workers Association), NEXT Church welcomes those who work with youth to the National Gathering. We are grateful for your ministry with youth and look forward to your presence in Seattle. Here are some things to look forward to this year.

$50 Off Early Bird Registration

Youth leaders who register by October 31 will receive $50 off the cost of registration (good for both Connector and Sustainer tickets). Use the code YouthLeader50 to receive this promotion.

Youth-Specific Workshops
  • Inviting the Next Generation to Ministry
    with Matt Vaughan and Michael Harper (Monday afternoon)
  • Where You Go, I Will Go: Taking the Journey with LGBTQIA+ Youth
    with Jess Cook and Alex McNeill (Monday afternoon)
  • Hearing the Stories of our Youth
    with Michael Harper (Tuesday morning)

In plenary on Tuesday, we will hear from two people working with youth in innovative and justice-minded ways. Suzzanne Lacey will talk about an experiential approach to justice education with youth and Corey Greaves will talk about ministry with and for Native Americans in the Pacific NW.

Youth Worker Pre-Gathering Coffee

Monday, 9:00-9:45am
Seattle First Presbyterian Church

Join the PWYA for coffee and donuts on Monday morning. Meet other youth workers and hear about ways to connect during the National Gathering.

PWYA Happy Hour

Monday, 5:30-7:30pm
The Lodge Sports Grille Downtown
 (1102 4th Ave)

Come grab a drink and connect with others who work with and love youth. All are welcome.

Youth Leader Talk Back

Tuesday, 2:30pm
Location TBD

Join other youth leaders to discuss what you are hearing at the National Gathering through the lens of youth ministry.

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Our New Strategic Roadmap?

Click here to download the document that explains PYWA's vision for the next three years as we strengthen the ways that we CONNECT, UPHOLD, and INSPIRE Presbyterian youth workers!


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