These are some of the events and activities happening for youth in the region. Feel free to email me if you know of other things going on
Regular Youth Services/Events
The Pulse – termly youth event – more details
Refresh – All Saints Preston-on-Tees – monthly youth service – more details
Engage – St John’s Church Hebburn – 6 weekly youth service – more details
6:47 – St Ninian’s Church Gateshead – weekly youth meeting – more details
The Worship Journey – monthly at Bethany Church, Houghton-le-Spring – more details
I:GNITE – series of youth events in Sunderland with top Christian bands, artists & DJs – more details
ASK 7:7 – North East Youth for Christ’s new regional youth event – more details
Other youth events/holidays/residentials etc.
Cedarwood Festival 5th-7th July 2019 Lambton Estate, Chester-le-Street Further details
ReNEw Holidays – Christian holidays open to all aged 8-16. They are opportunities for children and young people across the North East to spend 4 days and 3 nights together at Scoughall Campsite (just north of Dunbar) – making friends, exploring faith, having fun, trying out new activities, and much much more….
reNEw 1 for 8-12 years olds – Tuesday 20th- Friday 23rd August
reNEw 2 for 12-16 years olds – Wednesday 28th – Saturday 31st August
Organising a residential holiday and local venues
Organising a residential (CPAS) – download
Seahouses Hostel (Northumberland) – more details
Marrick Priory (North Yorkshire) – more details
Training and Opportunities
Bishop’s Certificate in Youth Ministry – 6 week free introductory course for volunteers and others involved in youth ministry. It includes C1 and C2 safeguarding training. The next course starts on 8th May 2019 at Shildon Alive, 91-95 Church Street, Shildon DL14 1DT.
Please contact me if you want me to run a course in your parish/deanery (min 6 participants).
Equip North East – one year church-based gap scheme – more details
Growing Young Leaders – for young people in school years 10-13. After a really successful first cohort, the 2019-2020 course starts on Friday 20th September 2019 and running through each month to April 2019, including 2 short residentials. This is based on a CPAS course. Further details and booking form
The Key – Framework to help young people to explore their own ideas and passions. Enables groups to bid for up to £250/£500/£1k/£2k funding (upfront cost of £200) – more details