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AYP seeks to be an intergenerational hub that advances the whole-person experience and prepares thenext generation of Christian leaders for God’s calling in their lives. Please visit to learn more!

AYP is focused on connecting, engaging, and equipping Adventist young professionals through personal, spiritual, and professional resources. Please visit to learn more!

AYP serves young professionals of all ages – primarily focusing on individuals during the journey from college to parenthood. Nevertheless, college students and parents alike are welcomed and encouraged to join AYP groups and attend events.

Currently, AYP’s team roles are volunteer. We value the marathon of ministry and believe in a team structure where many people each does his or her small part while growing in their personal Christian Journey! That’s why our roles/responsibilities are adapted based on the talents and interests of the candidate.

If you are looking for something paid, you may visit us at and check out some of our paid positions.

There is no charge to be involved in AYP. Any specific event with a cost component will list this cost on the AYP Calendar. If you have any questions, connect with the event organizer.

You can become a member by creating a free account at

Roles on our global team roles are
not dependent on location and we
welcome applicants from across the

If you are interested in one of our
chapter roles, we ask that you apply
for a role within your chapter. You
can view our chapters at

Please feel free to post on the AYP wall at or via our various chapter WhatsApps at

If you’re looking to reach event more of the AYP community, we also have advertising opportunities. Information is available at

Yes! All ticketed attendees are welcomed to volunteer for the AYP Convention.

Please email our Convention Director at for more information.

Our 2023 Thrive Convention is on July 28-30 in Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX. Visit us at for more information.

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Each of our chapters have unique initiatives to impact the communities within their territory.

Please visit to find your local chapter and feel free to reach your leader with questions!

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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.