The YOUNG PEOPLE and CHILDREN'S DIVISION (Y.P.D.) is a youth organization, established October 1915, under the auspices of the Women’s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The purpose of the YPD is to interest Christian Youth in discovering opportunities for witnessing in today's world, and put their Christian convictions into action in all of their daily relationships.
YPD Pledge: I pledge my willing and untiring service to all efforts of the Young People's and Children's Division to aid the needy and suffering people, regardless of race, color or creed. I further pledge to take the Bible as my guide, to aid my church, and to attend meetings regularly. In all these tasks I seek the Savior's guidance.
YPD Colors: Forest Green is symbolic of growth and Christian Vitality; white represents purity, light and faith.
YPD Motto: "Grow, Glow and Go for Christ"
•Mother Sunbeams (2-6 years)
•Allen Stars (7-12 years)
•Youth Auxiliary (13-17 years)
•Young Adults (18-26 years)
•District Level - 4th Episcopal District
•Conference Level - Michigan Conference
YPD Meetings: The Third Sunday, after the 10:45 a.m. service.
YPD Missionary Benediction:
In the name of the triune God
May the spirit of Christian mission
Enter every heart
This we ask in Jesus' name
Connectional A.M.E. YPD website http://www.ameypd.com/