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YAC (Youth Adult Committee)

The name of some districts' youth governing committees (DYSC). See DYSC.

YATF (Youth Advisor Task Force)

A Unitarian Univeralist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees appointed task force to assess youth advisors in our association. Met for two years and created a report which is available online.

YaYA (Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Office of)

Supports all Unitarian Universalist youth and young adults.

Young Adult Ministry

Fostering leadership and spirituality with young adults, supporting campus ministries, and building communities wherein all young adults are affirmed, empowered, and spiritually nourished.

Young Adult Network, Unitarian Universalist (UUYAN)

A continental network of young adults aged eighteen to thirty-five.

Young Religious Unitarian Universalists (YRUU)

A former sponsored organization of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) for Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth aged fourteen to twenty. The Continental Young Religious Unitarian Universalists (YRUU) structure ended in 2009, though district and congregational youth programs and communities may still use the term. See former UUA President William Sinkford's letter on  youth ministry transitions as well as the Consultation on Ministry to and with Youth.

Youth Adult Committee (YAC)

The name of some districts' youth governing committees (DYSC). See DYSC.

Youth Advisor Task Force (YATF)

A Unitarian Univeralist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees appointed task force to assess youth advisors in our association. Met for two years and created a report which is available online.

Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Office of (YaYA)

Supports all Unitarian Universalist youth and young adults.

Youth Caucus

At the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) General Assembly, youth participants form a Youth Caucus to discuss business, attend programs, worship together, and plan social events, with assistance from the UUA Youth Office.

Youth Council Adult-At-Large Members of the Board of Trustees

Youth Ministry

The Unitarian Universalist Association uses the term youth to describe programming and ministry with those in high school grades 9 -12 or the equivalent for home-schooled youth. We offer resources to foster leadership and spirituality with youth, support youth advisor development, and build communities wherein all youth are affirmed, empowered, and spiritually nourished.

YRUU (Young Religious Unitarian Universalists)

A former sponsored organization of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) for Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth aged fourteen to twenty. The Continental Young Religious Unitarian Universalists (YRUU) structure ended in 2009, though district and congregational youth programs and communities may still use the term. See former UUA President William Sinkford's letter on  youth ministry transitions as well as the Consultation on Ministry to and with Youth.

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Last updated on Tuesday, December 13, 2011.

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