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Open Day for prospective students and church placements

Are you looking to train for Christian youth ministry?

Thrive Youth Ministries has teamed up with Reign Ministries to offer a youth ministry degree BA(Hons) in Theology & Mission. You can find out more about the course by visiting Reign Ministries’ website.

Come along to one of our open days to find out more about the three year course, what is involved and the opportunities available to you.

Students book you place by emailing us here.

Are you a member of a church looking to develop its youth ministry?

Consider becoming a placement church for a youth ministry student for three years.

Come along to one of our open days to find out more about what’s involved and to explore the potential benefits.

Churches, book your place by emailing us here.

Come along to our open day to discover and hear…

  • Thrive’s founder, Andy Castle, share the vision for seeing local churches hosting trainee youth ministers
  •  Reign Ministries’ director, Kyle McKinnon, explain how the course operates for both students and placement churches
  • stories and experiences from a current student on the course
  • answers to any questions you may have.

There will also be an opportunity to speak individually about any issues or questions you may have about the course.

Whether you are interested in taking part this September, or in January, or in future years, come along and make the most of this opportunity to hear all about it.


The open day in February is now not taking place. Please book onto the March day if you want to be involved.

The next open day takes place on Saturday 17th March 10am-4pm, at Whitnash Methodist Church, Murcott Road East, Leamington Spa CV31 2JJ