Denominational Youth Organizations & Programs

National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry (Washington, DC)
A nonprofit organization devoted to fostering the development of youth ministry within the Catholic Church in the United States. 

Department on Youth, United States Catholic Conference (Washington, DC) 
The NCCB/USCC Department office on Youth.

Ministries with Young People (Episcopal Church, NY)
A departmental cluster in the Service, Education, and Witness Unit of the Episcopal Church Center includes Children's Ministries, Youth Ministries, and Resources for Educators.

Black Methodists for Church Renewal (Birmingham, AL)
BMCR youth ministry is directed primarily toward youth themselves, but it also offers training for adults, especially those working with youth in African-American United Methodist churches.

Forum for Adults in Youth Ministry (FAYM) (Columbus Pike, Delaware)
A professional organization for youth workers dedicated to increasing the professionalism of the field of youth ministry in the eyes of the church. 

United Methodist National Youth Ministry Organization (Nashville, TN)
A nationwide network of youth and adult workers with youth at every level of the church, formed in 1976 by the United Methodist General Conference.

Presbyterian Youth Connection (Louisville, KY)
The national youth ministry organization of the PCUSA, seeks to connect young people to each other, the whole church, and the whole world through faith in Jesus Christ.

Presbyterians for Renewal Youth Ministry (Chattanooga, TN)
A resource for junior and senior high conferences, short-term missions and wilderness camping. Also trains youth workers, conducts family life seminars, and assists youth pastors in relocation.

Youth Ministries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (Chicago, IL) 
Youth Ministries of the ELCA provide resources and programs primarily for early adolescents to young adults.

Department of Youth Ministry (Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod), (St. Louis, MO) 
This Department of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod supports and serves congregations in their ministry with youth in the church.

YouthScape (Southern Baptist Convention) (Nashville, TN) 
A youth ministry site of the Southern Baptist Convention.

American Baptist Girls (American Baptist Churches—USA)
American Baptist ministry to girls ages 8 to 17.

Youth Ministries (American Baptist Churches—USA )
Youth ministry web page of the ABC–USA).

National Youth Department (Assemblies of God), (Springfield, MO)
Youth ministry of the Assemblies of God churches.

Youth Department, the Wesleyan Church (Indianapolis, IN)
The youth program of the Wesleyan Church.

Alliance Youth (Christian and Missionary Alliance)
Youth ministry of the CMA church.

UCC Youth (Cleveland, OH)
The Youth Department of the United Church of Christ.

Youth Ministries, Reformed Church in America (Grand Rapids, MI) 
The youth program of the RCA.

Youth Ministries, Presbyterian Church in America
The youth ministries and education program of the PCA.

Free Church Student Ministries (Evangelical Free Church) (Minneapolis, MN)
Youth ministry program of the Evangelical Free Church. (Disciples of Christ, Indianapolis, IN)
A website for Disciples of Christ youth and youth workers.

International Youth Department (Church of God in Christ)
Youth department of Church of God in Christ.

Youth Program, NACCC (Oak Creek, WI)
Youth ministries in the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches.

Youth Ministries, Church of the Brethren (Elgin, IL)
Youth ministries resources for Church of the Brethren.

Nazarene Youth International (Church of the Nazarene) (Kansas City, MO) 
Youth ministry of the Church of the Nazarene.

Teens for Christ
Teen web page for Churches of Christ youth.

Youth & Young Adult Page, Orthodox Church in America (Syosset, NY) 
Youth resources within the OCA

Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (New York, NY)
Youth program of the Greek Orthodox Church.

United Synagogue Youth (New York, NY)
The high school age affiliate of The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, brings Jewish teens great friends and exciting programs in their synagogue and around the world and transforms Jewish leaders for the next generation.

B’Nai B’rith Youth Organization (Washington, DC)
The world’s largest Jewish youth organization.

North American Federation of Temple Youth (New York, NY)
The youth arm of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, NFTY is comprised of over 450 Temple Youth Groups (TYGs) throughout the United States and Canada. These TYGs are in turn divided into 20 regions, each of which operates as part of the UAHC regional office in its area. The overall purposes of NFTY are to instill Jewish identity, foster commitment to the ideals and values of Reform Judaism, and increase synagogue participation in high school youth. These purposes are pursued in a framework which emphasizes the development of personal and leadership skills in a wholesome, social, Jewish environment. 

North American Interfaith Network Young Adult Program
The youth program of NAIN seeks to build communication and mutual understanding among interfaith organizations and diverse religious groups throughout North America, through its annual conference, newsletter, web site, and member organizations. 

Young Religious Unitarian Universalists
Throughout a network of local youth groups, district youth conferences, and continental events, seeks to develop a loving community of youth. Focuses on youth empowerment, religious and social questioning, youth and adult cooperation, worship, learning, fellowship, and social action.

Philadelphia YM Young Adult Friends (Quakers)
The Youth division of the Philadelphia Young Friends

Ministries Friends Youth
The Youth division of the Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers).

Boys’ Town (Boys’ Town, NE)
Resources and training for ministries related especially to youth and families at risk, stressing faith skills and relationships. Sponsors the Boys’ Town Center for Adolescent and Family Spirituality. A source for multi-cultural materials and resources for parenting and pastoring deaf children. Theological base: Roman Catholic

Muslim Student Association (Washington, DC)
Web page of the Muslim Student Association on related links.

Vietnamese Buddhist Youth Center
Web resources for American Buddhist youth.

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