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Oct 18

Transform conference inspires leaders

On Saturday 5th October, children and young people leaders from across Coventry and Warwickshire gathered at Whitnash Methodist Church for Thrive’s annual conference, Transform. Over 45 leaders, both volunteers and employed, met to discuss, pray and be inspired to enable the next generation to discover the love of Christ for themselves. After an opening session and …

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Mar 27

Helping more churches to invest in young people

Over the last month Thrive has worked with two churches which we haven’t been involved with before. This is always exciting and it is wonderful to see how slowly Thrive’s reputation is spreading and churches in our local area are starting to contact Thrive to ask for help. The two churches are quite different, one …

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Teaching Resources

Looking for some ideas on a particular theme? In a hurry and need a ready to use meeting guide? Have a look through some of these pages for inspiration, follow the links to some great teaching materials. offer ideas for the ‘God slot’ in an open youth club setting. Themes include happiness, fame and …

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Magazines & Journals

It is good practice to stay informed and read stories of others’ experiences of youth ministry and there are some good publications to help out. Youthwork Magazine has ideas and resources and guidance for youth ministry   Find more links below.   If you have a useful link please click here to submit it.

Employing A Youth Worker

More and more churches are seeking to employ a youth worker, and yet youth workers don’t tend to stay in one post for very long. This page aims to help churches find the right person for their vacancy and to give some advice on how to make the position as fulfilling as possible for the …

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Personal Growth

The most precious resources a church has are its leaders. For the leader to be the most effective, they need to be close to God and spend time investing in their own development This page will provide you with links to grow your own faith as well as make the most of the gifts that God …

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