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Advent Youth Ministry is a movement of students in 6th-12th grade sharing God's love with others as we have experienced it in Jesus Christ.

AYM is an important part of advent presbyterian Church. it is a ministry for teens and by teens THAT GATHERS in cordova and arlington, Tennessee. through huddle, connect groups, discipleship, and service, AYM creates a loving community that seeks to glorify jesus and share him with others.

If you would like to learn more about Advent Youth Ministry, check us out on social media, give us a call, or check our calendar below and visit one of our gatherings or special events. We prioritize partnering with parents and family to train up the next generation of the Church as passionate disciples who are on mission for Christ.

 

Phone

901.755.6290

EMAIL

gaydt@adventpres.com

LocationS

1879 N. Germantown Pkwy
Cordova, TN 38016

6176 Chester St
Arlington, TN 38002

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AYM GATHERINGS

HUDDLE

Sundays, 5p-7p during the Fall, Winter, and Spring. Check the calendar for specific dates.

  • Live music from the Huddle Praise Band
  • Fun and exciting games
  • FREE and delicious dinner
  • Relevant teaching centered on the Gospel
  • A welcoming environment created by loving adults and students
  • Come early or stay late for open gym time in our CLC

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Sundays, 10a-11a year round.

  • Teaching and discussion
  • Prayer for one another

EPIC

Wednesdays, 530p-7p during the Fall, Winter, and Spring. Check the calendar for specific dates.

  • Dinner
  • Group discussion
  • Open gym
  • Music and arts electives

ROUTE 56

Wednesdays during EPIC, Sundays during Sunday School

  • A special gathering for students in 5th and 6th grade
  • Interactive lessons
  • A great transition into Advent Youth Ministry
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AYM TRIPS

WINTER 2017

awakening

  • January 14-16, 2017
  • For those ages 14-19
  • $125/person
  • Price includes everything
  • Lay-led spiritual retreat part of the Great Banquet community
  • Takes place at Pinecrest Retreat Center in LaGrange, Tennessee
  • For more information, contact Jordan Walston (jbwalston@adventpres.com)

SPRING 2017

DISCIPLE NOW

  • March 17-19, 2017
  • For those in 6th-12th grade
  • $50/person
  • Price includes transportation, lodging, t-shirt, activities, and all meals except for one meal on the road
  • Discipleship retreat with a missional component
  • Based at Advent Cordova with lodging in host homes and missions at various locations
  • Worship, large group and small group teaching, fun, and service projects for the church and community
  • Deadline to register: March 5th
  • Registration opens in January

SUMMER 2017

High school: Pilgrimage

  • June 11-18, 2017
  • For those exiting 9th-12th grade
  • $495/person
  • Price includes outfitting, transportation, lodging, t-shirt, and all meals except for six meals during travel
  • Canoeing, portaging, and camping in the beautiful Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
  • One night stay in Niagara Falls
  • Must have valid passport
  • This trip is physically challenging, but very rewarding
  • Informational meeting for parents and students: April 25th
  • Deadline to register and pay $100 deposit: May 10th
  • Registration opens in April

MIDDLE SCHOOL: Eagle Rock

  • July 8-12, 2017
  • For those exiting 6th-8th grade
  • $350/person
  • Price includes lodging, transportation, activities, and all meals except for two meals during travel
  • Spiritual retreat at Eagle Rock Camp in Eastern Tennessee
  • Worship, games, teaching, activities at a beautiful location
  • Deadline to register and pay $100 deposit: June 25th
  • Registration opens in May

sixth grade trip: St. Louis

  • June 27-28, 2017
  • For those entering 6th grade
  • $20/person
  • Price includes everything
  • Overnight trip to St. Louis to visit Six Flags and the Arch
  • Deadline to register and pay $20: June 21st
  • Registration opens in May

FALL 2017

nacome

  • November 10-12, 2017
  • For those in 6th-12th grade
  • $100/person
  • Price includes transportation, lodging, t-shirt, activities, and all meals except for one meal on the road
  • Spiritual retreat at beautiful NaCoMe Camp in Pleasantville, Tennessee
  • Deadline to register: October 30th
  • Registration opens in September

AYM Leadership Team

Gregory Aydt Director of Youth Ministry

Gregory Aydt
Director of Youth Ministry

Jordan Walston Youth Ministry Coordinator

Jordan Walston
Youth Ministry Coordinator

Advent Youth Ministry ADVISORS

  • Saprina Bowman
  • Bryan Culotta
  • David Eubanks
  • Joseph Henry
  • Steven P Henry
  • Tracy James
  • Carson Krueger
  • Juanita Laney
  • Russ Laney
  • Joel Lewis
  • Keith McDaniel
  • Teri Morse
  • Molly Pickering
  • Amy Puddephatt
  • Mallory Puddephatt
  • Scott Puddephatt
  • Brian Weeks