YOUTH MINISTRIES

The development of our youth is one of the most important initiatives at St. James. The church is dedicated to inspiring intelligent, motivated, strong leaders for tomorrow who know Jesus Christ.

YPD Black Panther Trip

YPD Black Panther Trip

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Annual Christillion

CHOICES After School Program

CHOICES After School Program

Youth Talent Night

Youth Talent Night

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Prayer for the Youth

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School

CHOICES AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM

Coordinator, Rev. Rhonda Hart

This program provides educational, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for inner-city youth. Events include the Alice E. Cash spelling bee, participation in the Aviation Academy and many trips.

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JUNIOR USHER BOARD

Coordinator, Bro. William Johnson

The youth division of the Senior Usher Board

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SAVING OUR SONS

Life Coach, Bro. Harvey Lambert

A ministry within the YPD that focused on education and mentorship of young men, ages 12-18. S.O.S. accomplishes this through workshops and recreational activities. 

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Coordinator, Sis. Gloria Pettiford

This wonderful one-week program meets every July and culminates with a BBQ on the last day for all participants.

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VESSELS OF PRAISE DANCE MINISTRY

Coordinators, Sis. Shianda Montague and Sis. Tyesha Montague

The Vessels of Praise dance every fourth Sunday

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YOUNG PEOPLE'S AND CHILDREN'S DIVISION

President, Sis. Trinity Meads

Directors, Sis. Kyrah McQueen & Sis. Ginae Hart

The YPD, under the leadership of the Women's Missionary Society, provides meaningful youth programs and opportunities for leadership in all areas of the church and the community. The YPD is open to all of those who are 2 to 26 years of age.

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