We are still celebrating our 25th anniversary event Celebrate Connection and thanking God for a beautiful time of reflection, connection and praise. Here are just some of the photos taken by Martin Brown Photography, to give a small glimpse of a wonderful evening.

Delicious pre-reception appetizers catered by Sara Moreno

Pre-reception photobooth for guests

Fantastic music by Nadia Brissett & Friends L-R: Trey Dehaney, Melina Fisico, Nadia Brissett

Our dynamic MC, Raquel Brown of Empower & Equip

A word from Youth Unlimited (YFC Toronto)’s Executive Director, Scott Moore. “It strikes me that if God decided to enter our world through a teenaged mother, every young parent must indeed hold a special place in His heart.

Leaders of Young Parents “Through the Years” Interview


Young Dad, Jordan, reads an excerpt of his story from our Celebrate Connection coffee table book

Young Parents Volunteer, Reshmi, reads her written prayer for young parents from our Celebrate Connection coffee table book

YU Ministry Worker and Young Parents staff alumni, Ann Stocker, reads an excerpt from her story in our Celebrate Connection coffee table book

Alumni Young Mom and Peer Leader, Fiona, reads her written prayer from the Celebrate Connection coffee table book

Gallian, the first young mom who catalyzed this program 25 years ago, shares an encouraging word to current young parents, with support of Margie Timpson, founding ministry worker of Young Parents (then Time Out for Teen Moms)

Ribbon of Connection Puzzle, where guests wrote what their connection to Young Parents ministry meant to them


Youth Unlimited Ministry Director, Carl Nash, shares an invitation to move into what’s ahead with Young Parents ministry

Connected through Prayer

Ribbon of Connection with Chad & Josh of Rhubarb Media, designer


That’s a wrap!