Lynn Valley United Church is committed to supporting children, youth, and young adults in the community, particularly in participating in events and programs offered by the larger church.

First Third Ministry

The First Third Ministry of Chinook Winds and Pacific Mountain Regional Councils partners with United Church of Canada Communities, to inspire those in the first third of their life, to live Christlike lives of justice, hope, and compassion in the world.

Upcoming events offered by First Third Ministry:

First Third Ministry Leadership Conference: Annual conference welcoming leaders from across the church to be together, learn, grow, and inspire each other to work and action. This year's theme: anti-racism. April 4-6, 2024 @ Vancouver School of Theology, Vancouver, BC

YouthTrek: A gathering for those 12-17 years and their leaders at Duncan United Church. Stay tuned for 2024 dates. 

Young Adult Retreat: Young adults ages 18-35 from across Western Canada will gather in inclusive Christian community for four days for community connection, learning and fun! Stay tuned for 2024 dates.

Learn more about First Third Ministry and events at