Southeastern Synod Youth and Young Adult Ministry

We plan to be BACK IN-PERSON for AFFIRM 2022!!!

June 12-17, 2022

University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL



Please have the YAYMI participants register on their own.  Thank you! 

(Here is a Univ of West Alabama waiver you will need to download and fill out with your registration.)

Cost for participants will be as follows:

Early Bird Pricing - 12/1/2021 through 4/18/2022 - $400 (updated recently!)

Late Registration Rate - 4/19/2022 through 6/1/2022 - $500


Contact Pr. Michael Jannett for assistance with scholarships.   

Contact Registrar, Traci Billman, with registration questions. 

Help us SHARE the word about AFFIRM 2022!!!

Click on this folder to see our AFFIRM 2022 Media Kit

(link will open a Google drive with pdf and images to share)

AFFIRM Description:

Affirm is a Summer Youth Event of the ELCA Southeastern Synod typically held at the University of West Alabama in Livingston, Alabama.  Affirm nurtures faith, equips youth leaders for today and tomorrow, and trains youth in discipleship skills.  Affirm is for youth who have completed grades 6-12 and the Young Adult and Youth Ministry Institute (YAYMI) is held simultaneously with AFFIRM For college freshman and sophomores interested in exploring a call to youth ministry.  Affirm is based on 10 different age appropriate leadership and discipleship units.  Each of these units are staffed by small group leaders and a pair of unit directors.  Youth will spend about 6 hours each day in experiential learning with games, skits, and discussion. 


Staff Applications ARE NOW OPEN!!! CLICK HERE to APPLY!