An authentic, Christian community for young adults to —

Gather. Grow. Go.

It does not matter where you are in your life or faith journey, all young adults are welcome to be a part of this ministry. The Young Adult Ministry (Y.A.M.) works to support and connect young adults and build authentic community.  Together young adults can:
Gather: Meet people, form friendships, and help one another journey through life.
Grow: Ask real questions about God and faith, participate in group discussions and devotionals, and deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Go: Think seriously about how to use spiritual gifts, live out their calling, engage in the community and share God’s love with others.

To keep up on the latest from Y.A.M., and to visit our Facebook page, click here.

The Young Adults gather regularly, and all the upcoming events and information are available on the church calendar.  The following are ways to become involved in YAM:

Pine Shores Church Co-ed Softball: Games are played on Monday nights at Bee Ridge Park. The games are children and pet friendly, so bring the whole crew. Below is the team schedule for the month of October 2017:
October 2nd: 7:00 p.m. Field #2
October 9th: 7:00 p.m. Field #1
October 16th: 8:00 p.m. Field #1
Rainout games TBA

YAM Gatherings: Young Adult Ministry gatherings take place on the third Friday of every month from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. August- May. These gatherings will include dinner, and childcare can be provided upon request. The majority of these gatherings will take place in the home of Rev. Cori Rigney, however, special events during the year may take place out and about in Sarasota.

Second Cup: These gatherings are specifically for parents and preschoolers, and they gather the second Tuesday of every month 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. starting September-May. Come enjoy delicious coffee and spending time with other parents. Meet on the Pine Shores Presbyterian Church playground, enjoy indoor and outdoor activities. Parents have an opportunity to gather, share joys and concerns, and listen to special guest speakers each month.  See the church calendar for the theme and guest speaker list.

Upcoming Second Cup Activities:

2017-2018 Second Cup schedule:
October 10th:  Infant/toddler Safety and First Aid
November 14th:  SPARCC Project
December 12th:  Cookie Exchange
January 9th:  Eat Wise
February 13th:  Preschool & Kindergarten Transition Tips
March 13th:  Spring Clean
April 10th:  PDA Project

YAM is hosting the Pine Shores Fall Festival on Saturday, October 21st. Work days for preparation are:

Saturday, October 14th 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Pine Shores Youth house
Wednesday, October 18th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Pine Shores Youth house
Saturday, October 21st throughout the day.
Please contact Cori Rigney if you have not received a sign-up genius invite. We hope that you can come out to this fun, family event!

Looking Ahead:

Friday, November 17th:
2nd Annual YAM Friendsgiving

Friday, December 15th
6:00 p.m. YAM Holiday Lights Trolley Tour
The young adults will meet in the Pine Shores Presbyterian Church parking lot and the trolley will pick us up there. Save the date on your calendar!  More details to come soon!

Do you have questions about the Young Adult Ministry at Pine Shores Presbyterian Church?  Or do you know a young adult who would like to be connected with other young adults in this community? Check out the Pine Shores website Young Adult Ministry dropdown bar or contact Cori Rigney at or call the church office.

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