Goals of YTI


  • Offer meaningful encounters with God that students may draw upon later in life

  • Teach students spiritual disciplines necessary to sustain them throughout their lives

  • Develop the analytical skills necessary to study and synthesize scripture and other writings from their Christian traditions

  • Provide mentor relationships that offer guidance, support, and opportunities to grow in leadership and service

  • Create covenantal relationships with other students who are also discerning their calling to vocational ministry or religious leadership

  • Shed light on ministry opportunities where young people can serve in their communities