Departments

Young People's Department

Dr. Marian Hockenhull, Young People's National Director
Dr. Hugh Dell Gatewood, President, Woman's Auxiliary

2015-16 Theme:
"Envisioning the Future Exceptionally: Through Our Commitment to Christian Stewardship"
(Jeremiah 29:11; 1 Corinthians 4:1-2)
 


National Director
 

Dr. Marian Hockenhull, Young People's National Director
marfoswif@sbcglobal.net



Regional Directors

Queen E. Crawford, Midwest Region Youth Director
Qecanchored@aol.com
 
Dr. Debbie Bullock, Northeast Region Youth Director
DrDebBullock@gmail.com

Gloria Simmons,  Southeast Region Youth Director
gloriaghs@bellsouth.net

Mary Jordan-Smith, Southwest Region Youth Director
NAVIGATOR@MAXXconnect.net

Sonjia Daniels, Western Region Youth Director
bayouparish@hotmail.com

YPD Liability Release Form

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YPD News & Reports

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Young People's Department "Talk It Out" Annual Session Report 2015

We come to the Annual Session expecting to take something back home to our state and local churches to enhance our work with young people. In addition to an eye-opening forum (p. 3), the Praise and Worship team, led by Sis. Debra Johnson, provided an exercise for young people to usher them into worship. Based on Psalm 28:6-7, start with Count Your Blessings. Ask the young people to think about something that really brings joy to their lives. Have them stand up and tell share their joy. Tell the Lord Thanks. Have the youth share what they really are thankful for. Circumstances. Ask the young people to think about a circumstance that does not bring them joy. Tell them to thank God even for that circumstance, and trust God that He will work it out. It’s easy to name what you are thankful for, but what about the circumstances that are not easy? You can still thank God through those uneasy, unpleasant circumstances!...
 
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Young Peoples Department Mid-Winter Board Meeting Minutes - January 2015

These are the minutes from the 2015 YPD Mid Winter Board Meeting.
 
 
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Young People's Department Report Annual Session 2014

National Young People’s Department Director, Dr. Marian J. Hockenhull, gave her 10th Annual Address during the afternoon session on Tuesday, September 2nd.  After Sis. Stacy Benn and the Worship Team led devotion, including a recitation of Psalm 27, Director Hockenhull recognized YPD Musician, Sis. Alice Boyd, for her 60 years of service as a musician (see story on p. 5) and the team of YPD Directors—regional, state, district, and local—and Staff, including...Click the link to the left to download the full report.
 
 
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Southwest Region 2011 Youth Conference Photo Video

Photographs from the 2011 Southwest Region Youth Conference, submitted by Charles Carter. 
 
 
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Young People's Department MWB Report 2014

Young People's Department 2014 Mid-Winter Board Meeting Report.  Click icon on the left to download the document.
 
 
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Young People's Department Annual Session Report 2012

2012 Annual Session Report.  Click icon on the left to download the document.

 
 
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Talk It Out - YPD News - September 2013

Volume 5, Issue 1.  Newsletter of the Young People's Department of the Woman's Auxiliary.
 
 
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Young People's Department MWB Report 2013

2013 Mid-Winter Board Meeting Report.  Click icon on the left to download the document.

 
 
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YPD 2016 Annual Session Information Letter

Young People’s Department

Dr. Marian Hockenhull, Young People's National Director
Dr. Hugh Dell Gatewood, President, Woman's Auxiliary
 

2016 Annual Session Information Letter

 July 26, 2016
 
Greetings in the Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
 
We are excited about our upcoming Ninety-first Annual Session of the Young People’s Department of the Woman’s Auxiliary to the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.  We will gather in Kansas City, MO under the banner of “Envisioning the Future Exceptionally.”  All of our General Sessions will be held in the Convention Center.  Our prayer breakfast and Director’s luncheon will be held at the Westin Hotel.  The following is our schedule:
 

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