Andy Castle

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Name: Andy Castle
Date registered: September 5, 2013
URL: http://thriveym.org.uk

Latest posts

  1. Shuffle cards encourage young people in their discipleship — April 23, 2018
  2. Over 100 people gather for our first Thrive Juniors event — April 16, 2018
  3. Thrive’s youth weekend found its voice! — April 2, 2018
  4. Could you help Thrive with our event planning and communications? — March 26, 2018
  5. Brand new event for children – Thrive Juniors — March 14, 2018

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Apr 23

Shuffle cards encourage young people in their discipleship

On our youth weekend away, we gave each person a gift, a box of Shuffle cards. These are a fantastic resource created by the youth organisation, Youthscape. These cards are designed to encourage young people in their daily walk with God. Each morning of the weekend, we gave space for people to get into pairs …

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Apr 16

Over 100 people gather for our first Thrive Juniors event

Taking a few simple black cloths to cover chairs and the church walls and then adding some net lights was a very simple job, but the transformation of the church was amazing and the atmosphere was incredible. Thrive Juniors took off in March with a bang. 62 children and 49 leaders from across 13 churches, attended …

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Apr 02

Thrive’s youth weekend found its voice!

Once again, our annual youth weekend away was a fabulous time for many young people and their youth leaders.We welcomed 85 people to the event, coming from nine different local churches, from Leamington, Warwick and Coventry. It was a special time and seemed to be really enjoyed. We focused on the theme of Basecamp – …

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Mar 26

Could you help Thrive with our event planning and communications?

Thrive needs some help with our events management and our communications strategy. Could you be part of the solution to enabling us to host more youth & children’s leaders? Could you manage our social media profiles? We are holding more training events in 2018 than we have ever done before as we want to resource …

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Mar 14

Brand new event for children – Thrive Juniors

We are excited to be launching Thrive Juniors on Saturday 24th March.  Our event will bring children aged 5 – 11, and their leaders, from across the churches in Warwick, Leamington and Kenilworth together to worship as one. Engaging children in worship can be challenging at times, especially when there are low numbers of children …

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Jan 19

Strength in Weakness and other struggles of being a youth leader

When I was just starting out in youth ministry full time, I was based in a church in West Ewell in Surrey. I was training with Oasis Trust on their Christian Youth Ministry Programme. I was in my mid twenties and loving being able to grow in this ministry. A local youth worker from a …

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