Where Are All The Young Adults?

If you've asked this question at your church, you're not alone. Many churches struggle to attract and retain young adults. Many don't even know where to begin. That's why Pivot NW exists.

Pivot NW has now expanded to PACE NW. We'll spend the next 4 years spreading the news (PACE NW) of what we have learned in our work, while continuing to listen (Pivot NW) and sharpen the ideas that we hope will make the church more hospitable to 20-somethings now and into the future.
Elevate young adults to areas of leadership in the congregation (where budget-making decisions occur).
Collect and listen to stories about your church from people of various generations/populations.
Budget for and implement a program for intergenerational relationship building. Include reciprocal (or "reverse") mentorship and vulnerability.
Create and support ($$$) a space for young adults to grow in faith together.
Build a young adult initiative team at your church.

Engage With These Resources


Thoughts, Guest Writers, Etc.
Read posts on a variety of topics pertinent to young adults and young adult ministry. Some of our blog posts are written by members of the Pivot NW team and some are written by our partners.


Conversations, Lectures, Sermons
Listen to conversations, lectures, and sermons that address topics pertinent to young adults and young adult ministry. Our podcast is a combination of new discussions hosted by the Pivot NW team and curated content from our partners.


Events and Research Presentation
Watch videos of Pivot NW events and research presentations.

Articles and Books

For Learning and Discussions
Read curated articles that provide insight into the minds, lives, and concerns of young adults. 

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