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Supporting Youth & Children’s Leaders

Thrive exists to cheer on all those involved in leading, discipling and reaching out to, children and young people. Whether you are an employed leader or a volunteer, Thrive wants to support, encourage and equip you to keep going and to be fruitful in your ministry.

There are many different ways in which Thrive tries to support youth & children’s leaders including providing resources and ideas through this website.

We want to support you as a leader and to help you to thrive. We can do this by one-off meetings, regular mentoring and training. We also run a spiritual retreat for you to be refreshed and recharged to continue in your ministry for the long haul.

Throughout the year, there are regular opportunities to meet with others in a similar role to you through our Hubs and Networks as well as at the various training events.


Thrive Mentoring offers a chance to meet up with Andy Castle to chat through the joys of ministry and to grapple together with the current issues and challenges. Meetings can be as regular or as irregular as is required. Some people meet up monthly, others less often. Thrive Mentoring is tailored to the individual leader …

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Youth Leaders Network

The Thrive Youth Leaders Network exists to bring together the youth ministers, schools workers and volunteer youth leaders in Leamington & Warwick and the surrounding area.   There is a termly meeting of youth ministers, schools workers and those volunteer youth leaders who are available during the day. Meetings start at 1.30pm with an informal …

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Resolution 2018 is now open for booking. Resolution is Thrive’s annual retreat for youth ministers, children’s ministers and schools workers. The aim is to be with like-minded people seeking God together…to inspire us for the year ahead. Youth ministry can be so full-on that it is essential that we make time to stop. “Useful time …

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