Youth Director: Sis. Eleanor Mitchell
Our emblem is a heart with the cross superimposed on the world n the center and enclosed in a circle. The circle represents faith; the heart, our underlying love; the cross signifies divine grace and eternal hope, and the world, the scope of our Christian mission.
The letters YPD stand for the Young People's Department. The colors of the emblem are also meaningful. White - Angels and Sunrays; Yellow - Sunshine Band; Red - Red Circle; Green Women of Faith; Royal Blue - Young Women's Auxiliary; Purple - Matron's Auxiliary; Blue - Crusader. White also represents purity and is a compliment for all of the colors and symbolizes the cleanliness of heart and hand which is necessary to do God's work.
The Color Symbols and
White – White symbolize and reflects the holiness of God and
signifies peace, purity, and the Holy Spirit.
We give this symbol first, for white is the background color of each
Sunrays – White – To love God, His Son- Jesus Christ, and
the Bible – God’s Word. Color for Sunray
is White, which represents “Purity” Sunrays Circle is designed for children age
1 to 3, girls and boys.
Motto: “Let the little children come to me, and do not
hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these” (Matthew
Sunshine Band – Yellow – signifies sunshine, grace, the
riches of God’s blessings, security, brightness, energy, life, sincerity and
Ages: 4 to 8 years, boys and girls
Motto: “Let your light so shine before men, that they may
see your good works, and glorify you Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)
Watchword: “Suffer Little Children to Come to Me (Mark 10:
Theme Song: “Jesus Loves the Little Children”
Red Circle – Red – is significant of the blood of Jesus,
which was shed on Calvary for the remission of sin.
Ages: Junior – 9 to
11* Intermediate – 12 to 14* Senior 15 to 17
Motto: “I can do all things through Christ, which
Watchword: “Abide in Me” (John 15:4)
Theme Song: “Hold the Fort” and Open My Eyes”