The youth organization of The United Methodist Church. UMYO has four primary purposes: (1) to advocate for youth in The United Methodist Church; (2) to empower youth as full participants in the life of the church; (3) to be a forum for the expression of youth needs and concerns; (4) to provide a means of outreach through projects of the Youth Service Fund. The offices of UMYO are in Nashville, Tennessee.
Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press. Used by permission.