The Institute for Children, Youth and Mission exists to enhance the capacity, credibility and creativity of mission and ministry among children and young people; their families and communities. We work with a wide range of organisations and people to fulfill this aim, and seek to serve churches in all denominations.
CYM is a charity and company and we have nine member institutions who back CYM in this task. These organisations are key partners in our permanent teaching centres and most also deliver FE courses.
CYM’s Members are:
Belfast Bible College
Bristol Baptist College
Frontier Youth Trust
Oxford Youth Works
Ridley Hall, Cambridge
St John’s College, Nottingham
CYM has longstanding partnerships with a number of theological colleges that host centres of expertise in teaching and research for children, youth and mission work.
Through these Centres our college partners provide undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that meet CYM’s endorsement criteria for professional and ministerial formation in children, youth and mission work. Centres work in partnership with our practitioner members and agencies to ensure training and education is grounded and practical.
In addition to training and theological education, CYM Faculty in Centres also undertake research in their specialist areas to help shape the future of children, youth and mission work.
We work with:
BCYM at Bristol Baptist College, Bristol
Find us at: Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3NJ
Call us: 0117 946 9209
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
CCYM at Ridley Hall, Cambridge
Find us at: Ridley Hall Theological College, Ridley Hall Rd, Cambridge, CB3 9HG
Call us: 01223 746583.
Email us: email@example.com
CYMI at YouthLink:NI at Belfast Bible College, Belfast
Find us at: Glenburn House, Glenburn Road South, BELFAST, BT17 9JP
Call us: 02890 306173
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
MCYM at St John’s College, Nottingham
Find us at: St John’s, Chilwell Lane, Bramcote, Nottingham, NG9 3DS
Call us: 01159683222
Email us: email@example.com
OCYM at Oxford Youthworks, Oxford
Find us at: CMS House, Watlington Road, Oxford, OX4 6BZ
Call us: 01865 787455
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
CYM works with an increasing number of churches and agencies to help provide training and support for their volunteers and workers.
Training agencies are able to deliver the Core Skills programmes as part of their training and work with CYM to ensure this training is of the highest quality. CYM also seeks to enhance the training these agencies can offer, working with them to develop new programmes that meet their training needs.
Practice agencies are important partners in our degree programmes as every degree student works in a professional practice agency through the duration of their studies.
CYM provides regular email bulletins to keep our agencies up to date with themes and trends in children, youth and mission work. We also offer the opportunity to participate in research, or undertake research to support their practice.
If you are interested in becoming a CYM Agency you can find out more here>>>