YAMS - Young Adult Missionary Society: Ms. Joy L. Kennedy, Ph.D.
General Coordinator of YAMS
Young Adult Missionary Society (Age 22 – 40)
Motto: "With hearts and hands: We reach up to God for strength and direction,
We reach out to love and touch others, We reach down to lift fallen humanity.”
Colors: Peach (loyalty, blood, charity) and Taupe (sorrow, joy and glory)
Theme Song: "Our Promise, Praise, And Petition"
Mission: The purpose of this department is to (1) unite women, age 22–40, of The AME Zion Church for mission service in the church and community. The prime objectives will include social concerns such as child abuse, teenage pregnancies, drug dependency, world hunger, etc.; (2) provide an opportunity for the personal and individual Christian growth of members; (3) provide an opportunity for Christian witness through the use of their time, talent, and treasure to support the mission; (4) provide experiences that will enable Young Adult Missionaries to perpetuate the existence and continued growth of the Women’s Home and Overseas Missionary Society, The AME Zion Church, and the kingdom of God.