Presbytery of the James's Youth Council (POJ YoCo) develops youth leadership through learning, volunteer service, and fellowship. We plan and host youth events for the Presbytery of the James. Participants are high school students who are members of a Presbytery of the James congregation or have a connection to Camp Hanover, such as participation in the Pathfinders program or a youth retreat.

Now Hiring
Associate for Youth Ministry

Until the position is filled, contact George Whipple, moderator of Leadership Connections, for help with Youth Ministry needs.

Youth Find Connection and Grow in Community Through Virtual Year

Youth Ministry has concluded for 2020-2021 after an entire program season on Zoom. Despite the unusual circumstances, Youth Council members developed and demonstrated leadership in new and wonderful ways this year.  Read more

How Will You Support Youth Ministry in 2021-2022?

Here are a few ideas for congregations:
  • Invite youth to lead worship and speak out on issues they care about;
  • Ordain youth as ruling elders in your congregation;
  • Reach out to young people in your midst to encourage them
POJ youth council

Follow POJ's Youth Council on Facebook for news and photos.

Adult Volunteers Needed

Are you excited about youth ministry? Want to help with the organizing and leadership of youth events in POJ? Help guide the work of Youth Council's teens.

Save the Date

Presbyterian Youth Triennium
July 24-27, 2022
Indianapolis, IN