Youth Ministries

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If you want to hang out, have fun, discuss important life issues while keeping a spiritual focus, this is the place to be!

The Ottawa Adventist Youth Society (OAYS) is committed to provide support and encouragement to the youth (16 to 35 years old) by
  • hosting Adventist Youth (AY) programs every Sabbath afternoon to close the Sabbath;
  • coordinating Youth Emphasis Days (YEDs) the second Sabbath of each month to train the youth in church leadership; and
  • organizing social activities.
Youth Ministries provides support and encouragement for young people at what can be a most critical part of their Christian experience.  Through the above we hope to inspire the youth to live righteously and uprightly during their every day lives. We understand that having a Christ-like conduct is not limited to church life, therefore we want to encourage the youth to daily walk with God in order to be able to draw others closer to Him.
Aim: To rejuvenate and motivate the youth to learn how to walk closer to God.
Primary focus: Salvation of the youth through Jesus Christ
Main objectives:
  1. Train the youth to work for other youth;
  2. Recruit the youth to help their church; and
  3. Work for those who are not of our faith.

The primary focus and main objectives are taken from the Seventh-day Adventist Church Manual

The 2013 Eastern Ontario Adventist Christian Fellowship Annual Retreat was held September 13-15, 2013, on the beautiful premises of Camp Iawah ( ), Godfrey, Ontario. Open to post-secondary students, recent university/college graduates and mature youth, the 3rd annual retreat was a huge success with over 80 attendees representing over seven Adventist churches across the region. This year's theme was (In)dependence. See pictural highlights of the retreat on the church's Facebook page.

Food for thought for the youth

Upcoming activities:
See the calendar for youth-related upcoming events.

Leader: Suko Ncube   (click on the name to contact the leader)


Internet Resources:
Join the OAYS Facebook group for updates and discussions. Search for the name “Ottawa SDA Church Youth”)


Truth Nugget: “I can do everything through Christ who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13).