Be the sermon.


What’s it all about?


The vision of GYD is to recapture the reality of Adventist youth as a global movement mobilized for service, contributing to the proclamation of the everlasting gospel and ushering in the second coming of Jesus Christ. There is a lot more to religious faith than simply going to church and listening to sermons.


The true practice of religion involves the revelation of God’s love in living out Jesus’s gospel commission as He bade us to before He ascended to heaven: through all manners of selfless acts that point a desperately needy world to the ultimate hope of the better world He has made possible for us. Grounded in the concluding words of Jesus in the parable of the Good Samaritan, “Go and do likewise” (Luke 10:25-37), the theme of the Global Youth Day is “Be the sermon.”

The theme for 2019 is “Adopt…”

For more information from GC Youth on GYD, visit their website here.


Get involved.

The following is a list of projects and contacts if you would like to participate in Global Youth Day on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

North Denver

Youth Department with Vista Ridge Academy & Brighton Adventist Academy

Parents, Youth Chaperones and Youth are invited to participate in Youth Department coordinated service projects at VRA to culminate with a FREE supper, vespers program and open gym. Please RSVP by Friday, March 8 by following the link below if you plan to attend.

*youth must attend with a parent or chaperone*


2:30 — Meet at Vista Ridge Academy (3100 Ridge View Dr, Erie, CO 80516)

3:00 - 5:00 — Community Impact Projects

5:00 - 5:45 — Travel to VRA, Rest, Clean-up

5:45 - 6:30 — Pizza & Ice Cream Supper at Vista Ridge Academy

6:45 - 7:15 — Worship & Vespers

7:15 - 9:15 — Open Gym

9:00 - 9:30 — Clean Up & Depart

Questions? Contact Shannon Werner for more information. or (303)282-3660

South Denver

Mile High MVMnt

The Mile High Movement will be coordinating service projects in conjunction with the Littleton, Lifesource and Denver South churches.

Questions? Contact Pastor Mikey Archibeque for more information. or (316)303-2811



We would love to see how you are spending Global Youth Day! Send us a photo and a short video to of how you were serving so we can share the impact we have made as a team!

If you are unable to attend one of our service sites for the Rocky Mountain Conference Global Youth day, don’t stress! We’ve created resources for you to do in your own communities. If you’re a parent with little kids or a teen looking for a way to make a difference, we’ve got you covered!