The awards can be completed at different levels, tailored to a young person’s ability and other commitments.
BCYS are hosting evening events to launch (or relaunch!) the awards: find out how your school or parish could support young people to take up the award and hear from young people who have already taken part:
The Kenelm Youth Trust and the Vocations Office for the Archdiocese of Birmingham warmly invite you to the Christ is Alive Youth Ministry Conference Day on Saturday 28th September, 10am - 5pm at Alton Castle.
The conference will explore the ideas and trends that emerged at Church's recent synod on young people, faith and vocational discernment. It will give food for thought as well as practical approaches to serving young people and keeping their voices at the heart of our ministry.
The day is for at youth workers, parish youth leaders, catechists, lay chaplains in schools, pastoral workers and all those involved in mission and ministry. Workshops and presentations include:
The conference has been subsidised to enable parish volunteers to participate and tickets are £10 for those in the Archdiocese. (This includes a bacon sandwich and tea and cake refreshments. Please also bring a packed lunch.)
Parish priests have been invited to send two delegates to the conference from each parish. Please speak to your priest if you would like to represent your parish or simply book your place directly by email.