MV Society Leadership and Membership

The Senior MV Society, “the youth church within the church,” was staffed by officers elected by the church, composed of the leader, assistant leader, secretary-treasurer, sponsor, chorister, and accompanist; and others elected by the society, a devotional secretary, an educational secretary, a fellowship or social secretary, band leaders, a publicity secretary, and a servicemen’s secretary. These officers, with the Junior MV superintendent, the church missionary leader, and the church pastor and/or elder, formed the MV executive committee, which directed all the work and planning of the MV Society. Membership in the Senior MV Society (ages 16 to 30, but including persons over 30 who carried MV leadership responsibilities) was of two kinds: regular, for young people who were members o...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.