Brethren Youth in Christ

Brethren Youth in Christ

Brethren Youth in Christ (BYIC) is the national network of Brethren Church youth and youth leaders. Focused on connecting through our shared faith, and a deep desire to grow students and leaders in Christ, BYIC focuses on resourcing local, regional and national youth ministry efforts. 

BYIC is lead by the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). YAC serves under the ministry of Brethren Leadership Development, led by staff coordinator, Ryan Smith. 


YAC - What We Do

YAC exists to promote the engagement of Christ and youth culture within the Brethren Church; whose mission is the transformation of communities in the power of the Holy Spirit.

YAC - Goals

Coordinate and facilitate Engage Conference. 

National networking for churches, youth workers, and students through: Prayer, Vision, Resourcing, Training Opportunities, Open Communication, Relational Support 

YAC - Get Involved

If you would like to know more about YAC or would like to be considered for a volunteer position, contact us.

Current YAC Members

Luke Dowdy | Winter Lawson | David Miller | Sara Moore

Read more about the YAC team members here