Resolution on Youth participation

1) The Assembly affirms the importance of youth participation in the churches.

2) The Assembly commends the Young Reformers’ Network in conveying the insights of the Reformation for the new generation.  The Assembly urges the Council to continue to sustain this Network and expand it to include those preparing for leadership in the church. 

3) The Assembly calls upon the member churches to act on the implementation of 20% youth participation at all levels with the churches to ensure youth involvement in decision making, planning, strategizing and a right to vote.

4) The Assembly calls upon LWF General Secretary to ask member churches to submit a progress report of youth involvement to the next Assembly of the LWF.