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Mission academy pilot launched in Norfolk

Norwich Youth for Christ, in partnership with North Breckland YFC, Sheringham Baptist Church and Mulbarton Parish Church, have been developing and delivering a new project - Mission Academy Norfolk.

 
MissionAcademy400Young people, with their youth leader, attend four weekend academies throughout the year. They are given practical tools to deliver missional projects, programmes or ideas. Using DVDs, prayer rooms, reflection exercises and good old conversation, young people are inspired and encouraged to seek God and His vision for mission in the world.
 
NYFC director, Nick Blanch, said: “In between the academies, we ask young people to work with their local churches and youth leaders to do something toward mission. This might be planning, fundraising or actually doing the mission.
 
Mission Academy Norfolk is about putting young people into the driving seat of mission. As they reach out to their communities and friends with the Good News of Jesus Christ, not only will they impact those around them, but they themselves will be encountering God more, being transformed as they follow Jesus.
 
“So far, we have six missional projects starting to take shape. These range from opening a cafe through to putting on music events and inviting Christian young people in the area to invite their friends. As we've aimed to inspire young people, we've found ourselves being increasingly inspired too!”
 
Churches who are interested in future academies or finding out more should e-mail Nick Blanch or ring 01603 620678.
 
 


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