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2017 Youth Day

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3rd October

The Youth Day service is consistently one of the best services of the week at General Conference, and this year was no exception in Kansas City, Missouri! The service was filled with goodbyes, introductions, congratulations, worship, and preaching.

Things kicked off with a countdown video highlighting the awesome time we had at NAYC17, which set a great atmosphere of anticipation. As the video ended, the music began. Throughout the service, anointed worship was led by Barron and Rayna Longstreth of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

As to be expected at the Youth Day service, the platform design was on point with elements that became an integral part of what was to come throughout the service. Eight large columns collectively displayed the familiar General Youth Division logo. Those columns would be turned to reveal the new logo and name—UPCI Youth Ministries. The simple, yet bold … Read More »



2015 Youth Day

Posted by LJ Harry in Inspirational. No Comments

27th September

$4,394,006.04.

Over one million dollars to Global Missions.

Thousands of students, young adults, pastors , ministers, and saints of God worshiping in the Music City Center on Friday.

It was a record year and a banner day for the General Youth Division (GYD). Every Friday of General Conference, the GYD hosts Youth Day to minister to Apostolic students and connect with Apostolic pastors. This year’s Youth Day was a powerful service from the countdown to the altar call.

Ashley Leppo and her team led us in worship. And the first worship set led us to the good news where our Sheaves for Christ dollars were allocated. All the car washes, bake sales, bike tours, walk-a-thons, spaghetti dinners were worth it as Sheaves for Christ was pledged to the following ministries:

Global Missions $1,107,291.58
North American Missions $387,000.00
Tupelo Children’s Mansion $100,000.00
Bible and Christian College scholarships $38,000.00
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Advance His Kingdom

Posted by Rachel Skirvin in Inspirational, Rachel Thorne. No Comments

5th October

Our General Youth President, Michael Ensey, opened the Youth Day service announcing a monumental offering total—the fourth highest in Sheaves for Christ history—of $3,892,876.22. These funds go to support missionaries, Tupelo Children’s Mansion, Lighthouse Ranch for Boys, Bible college scholarships, and many other organizations and causes.

Following the announcements, there was an awards ceremony where Luke Levine was declared the 2014 Youth President of the Year. Then the beautiful worship led by Rema Duncan and his team prepared our hearts for the Word of God. Anthony Bailey preached a powerful, direct message from II Samuel 21 entitled “Hold the Torch, Pass the Sword.” If we are going to be willing to fight for our lives, it is essential that we fight for our souls. We must prepare to fight the good fight of faith because there is a cause, and it … Read More »



2013 Youth Day

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11th October

Here we are, on the last day of General Conference 2013. The day began with more seminars tailored to the various needs and callings found within the church body. Some seminars included a split session for women called Ladies in Action. This was a session of seasoned women of the ministry offering their mentorship and wisdom for younger women in ministry. On the other hand, but in the same Spirit, Pastor Anthony Mangun spoke to the gentlemen of the UPCI in the Apostolic Man service.

Following the seminars, everyone gathered into The auditorium for Youth Day. It began with the sound of thousands of young people and adults, creating a sound like the abundance of thunder and rain. The former youth president, Shay Mann, announced the incredible Sheaves for Christ offering total, which was over a half a million-dollar increase from … Read More »



Youth Day at General Conference 2009

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9th December

Youth Day at General Conference 2009 began with a great atmosphere of praise and worship as hundreds of Pentecostal youth arrived at the Edward Jones Dome in downtown Saint Louis, Missouri. The venue, which is normally the site of professional sporting events, became a tabernacle of worship unto the Lord as the people of God joined together with their praise, prayers, worship, and posture towards the Lord.

Our general youth president, Reverend Shay Mann, opened the service and welcomed the Apostolic youth to the service and then made special presentations thanking the constituency for their faithful support of Sheaves for Christ and the General Youth Division. His presentation was followed by praise and worship.

The music, singing, and worship were all heartfelt and brought a dynamic into the atmosphere whereby the Word of God could go forth and operate.

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