The National Youth Education Department (NYED) of Triumph The Church And Kingdom Of God In Christ was founded by Triumphant Visionary and Transformative Youth Leader, Rev. Esther Bernice Harris. Rev. Harris was appointed as the first National Youth Supervisor by the Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel H. Harris in 1955.

Mother Carolyn D. Whittiker currently serves as the National Youth Director of the National Youth Education Department of Triumph The Church And Kingdom Of God In Christ. She was appointed to the office in July 2011. 

The National Youth Education Today

The mission and purpose of the National Youth Education Department (NYED) are to establish a better education and understanding among youth and adults of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ. The NYED shall provide funds for its schools, scholarships, religious education, and student financial aid. In addition, the further mission and purpose of the NYED are to set, execute and evaluate plans for the Church’s artistic activities.

Mission Statement

The National Youth Education Department mission is to:

  • Educate youth in positive directions
  • Teach Triumphant principles
  • Teach God works in their lives through their mind
  • Teach education, wisdom, and knowledge is a present that God gives to enhance the quality of life
  • Teach youth to let the spirit of God direct their life
  • Teach youth to dream “Big”
  • Encourage youth to achieve and aspire for greatness


(The NYED logo and symbol)


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To Achieve: To successfully reach the primary goal of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God and Christ’s Youth Education Department. The goal being to achieve a perfect mental, physical and spiritual state.

To Belong: To be a part of the activities of the Youth Department. To be a member of a unit that is working to enhance the awareness of humanity’s capabilities.

To Contribute: The sharing of our possessions with the department’s objectives. To learn how to be a giver as well as a receiver. Realize what our assets are, be aware of how we obtain them, and most of all how we can share them with humanity.

To Defend: To support by speech or action the principles of the Youth Department. Become informed in order that we can intelligently defend our Triumphant beliefs.

To Triumph: To be victorious in all things: To conquer the last enemy; death.


I am willing to be numbered with the many who are Achieving, Belonging, Contributing, Defending, and Triumphing!

The NYED logo is the creation of the late Mother E. Bernice Harris and the late Mary Ruth Taylor. 

The symbol, a five-point star, represents the total human, encircled with seven circles representing the Seven Steps in God, which the Triumphant family explains as being:

  1. Conversion
  2. Justification
  3. Sanctification
  4. Holy Ghost and Fire
  5. Redemption of the Body
  6. Perfection
  7. Eternal Life