Amplify Young Evangelists Academy is a partnership between; Youth For Christ, The Message, Pais Movement, Scripture Union, Church of England, Alpha, Redeemed Christian Church Of God, Advance, Luis Palau, Evangelical Alliance and HOPE Together.
Amplify exists to mentor a select group of young people in evangelism through a year-long online programme. This is for young people who are actively living out what it looks like to share their faith; confidently speaking with peers, inviting friends to church, setting up Christian Unions and generally taking any opportunity to share Jesus.
Amplify aims to invest deeply in the lives of these young people – helping them to develop a greater understanding of the gospel as well as boosting their confidence in sharing their faith. We then offer opportunities for evangelism in a variety of settings – offering accessible models of what it means to share faith in contemporary youth culture.
Amplify will journey with a hand-picked young people aged 11-17, from many different churches and denominations right across the UK (no more than two young people per any one church). The next programme begins in September 2021.
Four Elements of the Amplify Programme
At the beginning of the year we’ll gather the whole group to begin to dream about what it means to reach a generation for Jesus. Throughout the year there are 2 residential events which are planned for 1st-3rd October 2021 and 18th-20th March 2022.
2. Small Groups
Small groups will be put together based on age. They’ll meet online and will be facilitated by a small group leader. These will follow the Advance Evangelist Group model.
3. Specialist Mentoring
Evangelism takes place in many different forms. In Spring 2022 the young people will take part in online ‘Specialist Mentoring’ sessions with evangelists from all sectors of society. These people are specialists in their field of evangelism.
4. Ongoing Platform for Storytelling and Testimony
There will be opportunities for these young people to share the stories of how they are reaching a generation for Jesus.
Through this programme we will see a group of passionate young evangelists empowered and equipped who can model, not only to other young people but to the wider church, what it looks like to reach a generation for Jesus.
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