Megan Acedo (YAD, Youth Advisory Delegate, 2003), Anwi Fomukong (YAAD, Young Adult Advisory Delegate, 2022) and Marta Pumroy (TSAD, Theological Student Advisory Delegate, 2022) share how they became aware of the opportunity to servenand the rich experiences and the lasting impact of their pivotal roles as advisory delegates.
YAADs must be between the ages of 18-23 on June 25, 2024. Presbyteries may elect one YAAD who is an active member of a one of its congregations or participant in a New Worshipping Community or immigrant fellowship that has a relationship with the presbytery. The names of YAADs for the 226th GA are due from presbyteries no later than December 28, 2023. TSAD names are due from eligible theological institutions no later than December 28, 2023.
Not only do Young Adult Advisory Delegates (YAADs) and Theological Student Advisory Delegates (TSADs) bring a special perspective to the General Assembly, their service fosters stronger connections and cultivates future leaders for the church.