AYM Christmas Break

As we start to finish up for the year at AYM, we have to say a big thanks for all the effort that our youth leaders have put in to this year, building the AYM family within the Diocese of Auckland.  Special thanks to everyone who hosted combined youth group events or training this year. The AYM office closes at noon on Fri 20 Dec and reopens on Monday 6 Jan when Jeremy & Mark return.  Wendy and Karen return on Wed 22 Jan 2020.
We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and summer... >> read more

New E-Fest Directors

We are excited to be running E-Fest for another year! We have 3 new directors, Oscar Clarke from St Georges, Steph Brook from Papakura Anglican and Hannah Dunne our BOLD Coordinator. We are looking forward to seeing how this new chapter of E-Fest pans out, with the amazing new team. >> read more

Summer Events

With Summer fast approaching here are some exciting summer events for youth and young adults

Venn Summer Conference, 10 -17 Jan at St Peter's School (Cambridge) - Join 100 students, young professionals, and creatives from around Aotearoa, New Zealand for seven days to explore this rich, transforming faith and what it means for our lives. Click here for more info.
Scripture Union Summer Camps, at Ponui Island - These outdoor based camps are packed full of fun as you... >> read more

Strike 4 Change Protest March

The Auckland Synod announced it's support of our Strike 4 Change movement and protest march. “Synod expresses its support for the peaceful protest action of young people and others on issues of climate justice, including the Strike 4 Climate movement and its upcoming protest march on Friday 27 September, 2019.” One of our Youth Synod Reps, Ethan Fasi-Mohenoa, brought this to the attention of Synod.
We would encourage you, whether you are marching or not, to join us at the upcoming... >> read more

Simkin House Fund

Applications are now open for the Simkin House Fund!

This fund exists to support 'grass roots' youth ministry projects in the Anglican Diocese of Auckland. It is distributed once a year late in October. The trust will fund up to 50% of any project and will give priority to events (i.e. camps, retreats, and training) directly targeting teenagers.

The total funds for distribution are normally between $2500 – 3000 (they are dependent on the interest earned by the... >> read more

E-Fest 2019

We held our annual Diocesan Easter camp, E-Fest, over the past weekend and I can't help but feel an overwhelming sense of joy, love and grace looking back on it all. We were blessed with; preaching from Dietrich Soakai (who was a big highlight for a lot of the youth), our lively E-Fest band who empowered us with amazing worship, a truly incredible core of youth leaders that relentlessly served throughout the weekend and a beautiful group of campers who personified the love of God in the... >> read more


Hostel of the Holy Name
The next funding deadline for the Hostel of the Holy Name is coming up. This trust works specifically to benefit the lives of women and girls associated with the work of the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Auckland, and to benefit women and girls generally. Examples of projects eligible for funding could include: Retreats, Quiet Days, Workshops, Establishing devotional literature and promoting ministry events for women etc. For more information and to apply... >> read more

Safety Reminders for 2019

As a new year of ministry begins, we want to remind you to make sure you are up to date with a couple of health & safety matters.

Police Vetting
All youth leaders must be police vetted every 3 years! If you have any new youth leaders or think it has been a while since your team last did this, you can download the form here! Completed forms are processed by the Diocese and must be sent to... >> read more