Ablaze Youth Ministries

We aim to set ablaze a decaying generation with God’s Word, Jesus’ Love, and the Holy Spirit’s Fire.
Ablaze Youth Ministries exists to lead this generation into a new era of God’s Kingdom here on Earth. By exemplifying Jesus’ character, the Holy Spirit’s influence in our lives, and the impact of intentional prayer.
Andrea Lacruz
Youth Pastor
Pastor Andrea dislikes talking about herself, she reckons herself an amateur movie/TV critic, and feels the call of God to impact students through the Gospel in a life-changing way.
Lorena Carbajal 
AYM Leader
Lorena is a Jesus lover, a mother, and a hardworking student of the Bible. Her children, Chris and Cynthia, are current AYM students.
Michael-Ann Henry
AYM Leader
Michael-Ann is our youth worship and Fine Arts director. This young woman is a talented, dedicated civil servant and godly woman who just got engaged!
David Costigan
AYM Leader
David is an extraordinary human with superhero abilities! He works hard in every area of his life from work to church to his own family. He is who God has called him to be! He has one student currently attending AYM, Elijah.

Getting Involved

AYM Sessions
Every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the  month, Pastor Andrea and the AYM Team leads a Bible Study for Students between grades 6-12. Everyone is welcome!
9AM – 9:45AM in Pastor Andrea’s Office.
Youth Service
Our youth services occur alongside our regular mid-week adult Bible study. This service is designed for students between grades 6-12. Students will get an opportunity to hear the gospel and respond in faith. All are welcome.
Every Wednesday at 7pm in the Youth Wing
Fine Arts Ministry
Interested in art? Dance? Videography? Writing? Teaching little children? Playing the cello or trumpet? What to get better at these skills and passions? Join our Fine Arts ministry and develop your gifts! Reach out to Michael-Ann Henry for more information.
Worship Team
Musical? Good voice? Feeling called to be part of the worship team? Let’s do this! Reach out to Michael-Ann Henry for more information.

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Y o u t h   M i n i s t r i e s
Wednesdays @ 7pm
22901 Ridge Road
Germantown, MD 20874
Email: youth@pvachurch.com
Phone: (301) 540-5971
Every morning, you will receive a text encouraging you and reminding you to read the Devotional for the day!