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SWYM’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations

September 1997 saw the official launch of SWYM, with the first five trainees moving into Mid Devon. Twenty years later on and how SWYM has grown. It seems fitting, therefore, to reflect for a moment on where we've come from and what's new in the world of SWYM. We...

What would Jesus do in the snow?

It’s 1st March and spring is in the air, right? Umm, no. Blizzard conditions are forecast and the local schools are shut…So the difficult decision is made to cancel our weekly clubs; our volunteers just can’t get to the church safely. A day off then? A snow day!!! The...

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Helping Young People Develop a Faith that Endures

I grew up in a town called Bexhill. It’s in East Sussex, between Hastings and Eastbourne. Bexhill is a green town – lots of tree-lined avenues, parks and, just next to the school, a large wooded area called the Downs. Then, in 1987 a storm flattened many of the trees,...

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