Foundations & Youth Ministry

FYM - Foundations of Youth Ministry Block Course

This course aims to introduce students to ideas and practices that are fundamental to youth ministry in New Zealand. It will encourage students to begin the journey of thinking theologically and philosophically about youth ministry. Students will develop pragmatic / practical skills within the ministry context as well as engaging with a range of recent scholarship that highlights various approaches to, and ethos of youth ministry.

This entry level course is for anyone who is interested in exploring youth ministry from both the theory that underpint it, to the practicalities that make it happen. This semester long course will include a teaching block taught by experienced youth practioners, including Carey staff, over one week, in both Auckland and Christchurch.

Course includes:

  • *Theological Foundations of Youth Ministry
  • *Planning and Implementing Programmes
  • *Leading Leaders
  • *Goals and Strategic Thinking
  • *Approaches to Youth Ministry


2017 Course Dates:

Auckland:   9-11 March, 11-13 May
Wellington: 23-25 March, 18-20 May


For more information on this specific course go to: Foundations of Youth Ministry Block Course @ Carey

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