Youth and young adult ministries

Youth at National Youth Conference 2018
Photo by Glenn Riegel

National Young Adult Conference (virtual) will be May 28 – 31, 2021.

Thinking Theologically with Our Hands (webinar) will be June 13, 2021, 5-6 p.m. eastern.

National Junior High Conference will not take place in 2021; the next NJHC will be in the summer of 2023.

National Junior High Sunday will be November 7, 2021.

Ministry Summer Service applications will be due January 8, 2022.

National Youth Sunday will be May 1, 2022.

National Youth Conference will be held in the summer of 2022.

Jr. High

National Junior High Conference (NJHC) brings together junior high youth and advisors for a faith formation experience.

Sr. High

Christian Citizenship Seminar provides high school aged students and their advisors the chance to explore the relationship between faith and a particular political issue, and then act from a faith perspective regarding that issue.

National Youth Conference (NYC) gathers high school aged youth and advisors from across the country for a week long worship and fellowship extravaganza Brethren style!

Young Adult

Young Adult Conference (YAC) offers people ages 18-35 the chance to worship and fellowship over Memorial Day weekend.

Ministry Summer Service (MSS) is a leadership development program for college students in the Church of the Brethren who spend 10 weeks of summer working in the church (local congregation, district office, camp, or national program).


FaithX trips are a way to express your faith through action.

Need answers?

Questions about Youth/Young Adult Ministries? Contact Becky Ullom Naugle at 847-429-4385 or