Alma Interfaith Youth Mix

Mark your calendars for May 5, 2018

Join us in envisioning and crafting the interfaith community of the future!


AIYM Mission Statement

AIYM offers students in grades 9-12 with opportunities and resources to explore their own religious and spiritual traditions and those of others who believe and practice differently. AIYM enables participants to overcome barriers and move toward pluralism, mutual appreciation, and cooperative engagement for the common good of humankind. Through AIYM, Alma College demonstrates its identity as a safe and challenging spiritual home for future college students who find themselves at any point on their journey of faith.

Tentative Schedule

AIYM will take place on the Alma College Campus. Details regarding parking, arrival procedures, and facilities will be provided upon registration.  Meals will be served in the on campus dining facilities. 

Saturday, May 5 
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  Arrival & Check-In
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.  Welcome & Group Development
10:30 - 10:50  a.m. Small Group Session 1: Laying a Foundation
10:50 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:05 - 11:45 a.m. Featured Speaker from Interfaith Youth Core
11:45 - 12:15 p.m. Small Group Session 2: Processing featured speaker remarks
12:20 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:10 -1:40 p.m. Team Challenge Campus Scavenger Hunt
1:50- 2:30 p.m. Small Group Session 3 : Exploring Similarities and Differences
2:30 - 2:40 p.m. Break
2:40 - 3:30 p.m. Small Group Session 4: Visioning the Ideal Interfaith Youth Mix
3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Group Vision Sharing
4:15 - 4:25 p.m. Break
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Small Group Session 5: Take Aways & Action Planning
5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Dinner
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Closing Session
6:30 p.m. Depart for Home

Please use the links below to register individual participants and to provide a primary contact for the organization (i.e. church, synagogue, mosque, temple) of which the registered participants are members.  A separate registration form needs to be completed for each individual participant, but only one organization contact for the group.


Cost is $15.00 per person.  Participants can pay individually or a single payment can be made for the entire group.  Click on the link below to make an online credit card, debit card, or electronic check payment. If making an online payment for a group, please enter the total number of people and then multiple that by $15 to get the amount to enter in the “payment amount” field. The system will not automatically calculate the total. 

If your group or individual participants prefer to pay by check, please make checks payable Alma College and send to: Alma Interfaith Youth Mix, Hood Building, Alma College, 614 W. Superior St. Alma, MI 48801.