Registration Confirmation

How Will God Multiply Your $10 Per Month?

Thank you for signing up for an upcoming Adventist Young Professionals event. We look forward to seeing you soon. In this year ahead, only God knows how many lives will be impacted by AYP. Did you know that if every AYPer gave just $10 per month, we’d raise $840,000 per year? These funds would enable us to serve out community and reach thousands of lives for Christ and we invite you to prayerfully consider supporting AYP with a monthly gift of any amount! 

Through God’s blessing and your generous support, we have big goals for the year ahead. Your financial support will enable us to:

  1. Launch and grow 25 active city-based chapters in population centers across North America.
  2. Establish a podcast that disciples young professionals through the insight of seasoned leaders, pastors, and peers.
  3. Develop a new resource that facilitates intentional conversations and disciples young adults through their journey with Jesus
  4. Grow thriving virtual groups in Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and the South Pacific that connect young professionals beyond the reach of our chapters.
  5. Once again double the size of the AYP convention as we equip our members in their journey with Christ.
Will you join us in this mission?

Your Gift Matters

Bernice | Nurse Practitioner
"I’m thankful for AYP because I recently moved to the Washington DC area and I’ve been able to start building community through the various local AYP events. It’s a blessing to be able to connect with other believers that are young professionals. It feels like a big family and I’m glad to be a part of it. If you’re able to, please consider supporting this ministry. It is making an impact on many Adventist young professionals like me."
Evan | Graphic Designer
“I joined AYP for community. I wanted to connect with people who are passionate about Christ and who want to continue learning about Him with other people who share similar interests.”
Paola | Graduate Student
"The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in so many ways. Isolation has brought many challenges to gathering with our loved ones and friends. Two years have passed, and It's still difficult. Yet, AYP arose amid those challenges. AYP has successfully brought together many young adults and provided me with a Christ-centered community through its chapters! Your donation will support the ministry's mission of growing more communities and training the next generation of Adventist leaders."
Alexa | Recruiter
"AYP has been a huge blessing in my life! AYP events have given me the opportunity to become friends with many other young professionals that I might not have met any other way. The AYP WhatsApp allows us to connect with other local young adults, and is a way to share our church's plans for Bible studies and social events."
Michael | Writer
"The sense of community, belonging, and adventure is more than just a sought-after commodity but is a need, a tool, that aids in ensuring the success of our aspirations as young adults. I'm grateful AYP arose to the challenge of providing these services, of providing a place, a haven, where we can find the solace and fellowship we so anxiously need."
Mechee | Patient Care Rep.
"AYP has been very beneficial to me. Its impact has allowed me to learn healthy ways of communicating, quality leadership skills and a life of prayer.As a result, I am a true asset to my work and church. This gave me a chance to grow as a leader in the organization. My support and networking abilities have been invaluable. Here, I can really be Jesus' hand and feet on a professional level."
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David Asscherick

David is a speaker/director for Light Bearers and ARISE co-founder and instructor. Since his baptism in 1999, David has traveled the globe preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. He and his wife Violeta are the happy parents of two boys, Landon and Jabel.

Keynote Speaker

Benjamin Lundquist, host of Rise & Lead, will headline 2023 AYP Convention.

Benjamin Lundquist is a top motivational speaker and one the leading voices for leadership development and empowerment. He is passionate about helping students and professionals see their worth and value, see themselves as a leader, and see their potential to change the world. The message he shares is motivating, relatable, and highly practical. Audiences are challenged to take extreme ownership of the unique gifts and opportunities they have. He is an international speaker and host of Rise and Lead Podcast which has been downloaded in over 110 countries providing aspiring and experienced leaders of all ages with world-class content and conversation. He frequently speaks at corporate and faith events, universities, and high schools.

Identity in Christ | Breakout Track

April is currently an associate pastor for discipleship at Keene SDA church. She is enrolled in a dual graduate program for Public Health and MDIV chaplaincy. She enjoys working with different ministries that highlight service, hospitality, and life enrichment. 

Her hobbies include traveling, reading, music, and extreme sports. An introvert at heart, she enjoys moments with close friends and in the quiet. Her and her husband, Blake Snyder reside in Burleson, Texas.

Purpose & Calling | Breakout Track

Ann Roda likes to describe her life as one long adventure with God. She began her career as a registered nurse in OB then transitioned into healthcare administration. Then, God unexpectedly redirected her path to the Adventist Theological Seminary, for an MDiv, and into pastoral ministry. She spent 15 years as a church pastor in Marietta, Georgia and Fulton, Maryland. Six years ago, God had another adventure for Ann, and called her back into the health care ministry, serving with Adventist HealthCare as Vice President for Mission and Spiritual Care. 

This position is the perfect combination of both pastoral ministry and health care. Ann is married to Jose Hernandez, a licensed professional counselor. Ann and her husband enjoy hiking, biking, and traveling.

Relationships | Breakout Track

Stephen and Felecia Lee are partners in the mission. They share a mutual passion for young adult ministries and using their talents to share the Gospel online and through speaking engagements. Stephen helps individuals and businesses function more efficiently through time management and productivity techniques. Felecia is a full-time homemaker and also the founder of the New Wives Club. 

In addition to this, she runs a program teaching women of color how to learn principles of faith through natural hair care. They live in New Hampshire and speak in different places on topics related to singleness, courtship, communication, evangelism, and faith.

Spiritual Health | Breakout Track

Shawn is passionate about generations coming together! She grew up in a four-generation family business and knows, from first-hand experience, that when people of all ages work together, everyone wins!

She has a B.S. in marketing from the University of Nebraska and is an award-winning sales and marketing professional. Her professional certifications include being a member of the John Maxwell Team and DISC Behavioral Consultant. Recently she published her first book “Strategies for Generational Inclusion at Work.”

Communities | Breakout Track

Michael Gibson currently serves as the Lead Pastor at the Keene SDA Church where he most previously served for four years as Pastor for Young Adults and lead Elevate, a growing and thriving young adult community in Keene. Michael is married to Melissa and they both enjoy the outdoors, long walks, and traveling to new, unexplored places. 

Most days, when he’s not teaching, preaching or studying, you’ll find him playing disc golf or working on home renovations with Melissa. They recently welcomed their son, Micah Eden, into the world last October and ever since, life has taken on a whole new meaning. Above all, Michael and Melissa have a passion for discipleship and telling others about the incredible God they serve. For them, the gospel boils down to loving God and loving people.