National Youth Ministry

“Serve, co-ordinate and empower Youth ministry at national, provincial, regional and local levels.”

Mission:

  • The National Youth Department is commissioned to serve, co-ordinate and empower Youth ministry at national, provincial, regional and local levels.
  • To be vibrant witnesses of Christ – through facilitating Empowerment, Ethical & Socio-Economic Relevance, Discipleship, Governance and Ecumenical participation of the youth.
  • To promote and revitalise youth talent and skills, provide career guidance, moral regeneration and restorative justice.
  • Evangelism through sport (national, provincial, regional and local tournaments), musical concerts, theatres  and other community youth activities.
  • To develop young entrepreneurs.

Impact:

  • Identifying and developing leaders through youth operational structures.
  • Unifying and breaking racial barriers in the youth through annual conferences.
  • Influencing moral behaviour in the market place.

Milestones:

  • The former Director General in Presidency of the Republic of SA is a product of the National Youth Department.
  • Current AFM leadership came through the ranks of the National Youth Department, e.g. Barend Petersen, Chairman of the De Beers Consolidated Mines. Over 60% of the AFM’s Regional Leaders came through the ranks of the National Youth Department.
  • A number of leaders in the private sector also came through the ranks of the AFM Youth.