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During my first few years in youth ministry, I made countless mistakes. I was too invested, then not invested enough. I laughed a lot, cried a lot, and eventually realised that “youth ministry” is just another way of saying that I learned to love young people with God’s love.

You may feel that you can’t really make much of a difference, or maybe that you can only influence those younger than you. Today, we want to encourage you to live out this quote from John C. Maxwell:

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and young people?

Wondering what to do in September?

Think God might be calling you to look at youth work or children's work?

Want to be invested in whilst having a chance to grow in leadership?

Wondering what to do next year - Think God might be calling you to look at youth work or children's work. Want to be invested in whilst having a chance to grow in leadership - Come and find out more. 

Daryl Fulls has recently stepped down as Chair of our Board of Trustees, taking his place is James Grier. Both have written a piece for our blog. This is James', you can find Daryl's thoughts here.

Daryl Fulls has recently stepped down as Chair of our Board of Trustees, taking his place is James Grier. Both have written a piece for our blog. This is Daryl's, you can find James' thoughts here.

 

Are you thinking about what you are going to do in September 2016. UCAS Applications, gap year thoughts or just not sure. 

SWYM is again hosting a series of 6 Professional Development Days throughout the 2015/16 academic year. Covering a range of issues and topics, these are highly reccomended to anyone who works with children or young people.

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