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Lithuania, here we come!

February 10, 2020 17:14

In Klaipeda, Lithuania, youth and adult mentors got together on August 18-25, 2019 for an unforgetable Youth Alive program. Besides the seminars, games, and deep conversations, they all served the community also. One of the Youth Alive friendship groups visited a retirement home and held a concert in the backyard, which warmed the hearts of the elderly residents. Other groups went to the city center offering to exchange apples for cigarettes and inviting people for a Breathe-Free stop smoking program. Young adult leader Danetta from Swansea church in Wales who attended the Lithuanian Youth Alive Facilitator training, shared “this YA event was transformational for me.” She returned to her home church and launched Youth Alive with the support of her pastor and two other leaders. The movement is growing!


Youth Alive is Launched in Albania

February 10, 2020 17:04

Albania welcomed the Youth Alive training and conference in Tirana on August 13-25, 2019. “I liked everything; it was super fun. I learned about sexuality, depression, how to be happy, and how to choose the right things,” said Joana Hallkaj, a 13-year-old participant. Leo N. España, president of the Albanian Mission and spiritual leader of the Tirana Central Adventist church noted, “I enjoyed seeing our young people build bonds through their friendship groups and pray for each other.” “This is a great way to connect with the needs of youth,” said Juliana Ortolan, project leader in Korçë, Albania. In the months that followed, youth that were trained started meeting regularly through friendship groups. "Youth Alive has been an amazing experience for all the youth in Albania," said Euxhenia Bregasi, who became a youth alive youth facilitator. She added, "I am thankful to God for this program because it has blessed my own friends and loved ones who participated with me." 


Inter-America Leaders Plan for Youth Alive Launch

July 10, 2019 00:18

On May 21-23, 2019, Inter-America leaders presented the Youth Alive program during the Division Youth Ministries Advisory at their headquarters in Miami, Florida. Union Youth directors and administrators were enthusiastic about planning for YA training and conferences in their territories. GC YM associate directors Pako Mokgwane, Andre Peralta, along with YA Global Coordinator and Health Ministries associate director Dr. Katia Reinert, joined them for the occasion. "This program will be a blessing to many youth in our region" said Pastor Al Powell, YM Director for IAD, "we are looking forward to support the Unions interested in training." Stay tuned for the first YA Training and Conference in 2020 for Inter-America!


The Youth Alive App is out!

June 27, 2019 22:19

Download the free Youth Alive app on android or iOS today and start accessing free books, courses, graphics, blogs and articles relevant for your your whole health and well-being. 


Youth Alive Training and Conference coming to Albania and Lithuania!

June 26, 2019 16:37

Join youth leaders for the Youth Alive training in Albania (August 13-18, 2019) and Lithuania (August 20-24, 2019)! Each training will be followed by a vibrant Youth Alive Conference. If you are a young person who wants to connect with your life's purpose and with others who are passionate about making a difference in the world, join us! For more information  please click here. To register, please contact TED Youth Department on youth@ted.adventist.org.

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