Youth Transformed, Changing the World for Christ – We’ve got the Power!
“And be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may proved what is good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”
Allen Chapel shapes and molds their youth through continuous instruction in the word of Jesus Christ and support in all of their endeavors.
Young Peoples Department
The YOUNG PEOPLE and CHILDREN’S DIVISION (Y.P.D.) is a youth organization, established October 1915, under the auspices of the Women’s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The purpose of the YPD is to interest Christian Youth in discovering opportunities for witnessing in today’s world, and put their Christian convictions into action in all of their daily relationships.
YPD Pledge: I pledge my willing and untiring service to all efforts of the Young People’s and Children’s Division to aid the needy and suffering people, regardless of race, color or creed. I further pledge to take the Bible as my guide, to aid my church, and to attend meetings regularly. In all these tasks I seek the Savior’s guidance.
YPD Colors: Forest Green is symbolic of growth and Christian Vitality; white represents purity, light and faith.
YPD Moto: “Grow, Glow and Go for Christ”
- Mother Sunbeams (2-6 years)
- Allen Stars (7-12 years)
- Youth Auxiliary (13-17 years)
- Young Adults (18-26 years)
Annual Recognition of Graduates
Allen Chapel recognized all youth for their achievements, contributions and educational accomplishments with an annual program and gifts to scholarships for academic achievements.