Resources

AYM Wallplanner 2020

We have a soft copy of our AYM calendar for 2020 available for you and your ministry teams, as you plan and shape what next year looks like. It has all our events on it, along with other significant dates. The hard copies have been posted to your churches.  If you haven't received a copy, please email admin@aym.org.nz for one to be posted to you.  Below is the calendar and along with a little explanation of the events.

AYM Wallplanner 2020

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Advent Resources

The season of Advent is upon us! We have a couple of resources based around Advent and The Nativity Story for your youth group to explore.

The AYM YouTube channel has two playlists about Christmas; the Advent playlist (with videos explaining what the season of advent is, through spoken words and other inspiring videos) and the Nativity playlist (containing videos exploring the story of Jesus' birth).
Check out our Pintrest page for multiple activities to get your... >> read more

Code of Ethics

It is so important that when working with youth you are able to provide a safe environment for them. The Code of Ethics supplies an agreed set of guidelines for youth work in Aotearoa to ensure that youth work is carried out in a safe, skilled and ethical manner.

It is designed for youth workers but is relevant to all individuals working with young people and provides guidance to keep workers and the young people they work with safe. You can view the online version of the... >> read more

The Faith Project

Resourced have launched the latest version of The Faith Project, an exciting and challenging youth initiative. It takes young people on a 2 year journey to grow their christian faith. It is centred around the 5 marks of mission, with teenagers completing projects for each mark. The Faith Project is highly adaptable, suiting a wide range of young people and contexts. For more information click here! >> read more

Gap Year Options

NZCMS Better World Gap Year
Better World is a radical social justice experience where we will take a group of young people on a 10 month journey across 3 countries and dig deep into 4 areas of social justice; Urban Poverty, Ethical Consumption, Climate Change, and Refugee and Migration Issues. Head here for more information or you can contact the Better World team here.

St Johns Te Ruinga Programme
Te Ruinga is a one year discipleship programme for Young Anglicans (18-25)... >> read more

Helping Young People Process the Christchurch Tragedy

What a week it has been for New Zealand! Firstly, from our team at AYM, we want to express our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the attack in Christchurch last Friday. We have been so encouraged to see and hear of the many ways your Churches and Youth Groups have been remembering, praying for and standing with our Muslim neighbours during this time. We are also grateful to our National Youth Leaders for putting together this great guide to Helping Young People Process the... >> read more

NUA

NUA is a new resource from Scripture Union that is all about exploring the Christian faith. The 8 session film series encourages questions, acknowledges doubt, and offers an engaging perspective on the Christian faith. NUA is ideal in an educational setting, church/parish, youth group, or with friends. The films are made to be engaged with and picked apart. For more information head over to the scripture union website. If you are interested in borrowing this resource contact aym. 

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AYM Calendar 2019

The team at Anglican Youth Ministries are looking forward to working with you next year! Here’s our  AYM wallplanner for 2019 so that you can begin planning for your next year of ministry. Find out more about our events here. >> read more

Story of Stuff Project

Story of Stuff is a faith-based website about driving environmental and social change. The overall goal being to develop environmentally sustainable patterns of consumption that honors creation. The project began as an online 20 minute movie that went viral and is now a community of more than a million changemakers worldwide, working to build a more healthy and just planet. They have many videos that explain what you can do to make a difference for the world. Check out their website to get... >> read more

Faith Talk Triggers

The Faith Talk Triggers are a great way to start God-centred conversations with your kids and teenagers! The cards have fun "would you rather" openers, 40 different topics including reputation, peer pressure, forgiveness and many more. They are easy to use anywhere and would be great to start up God-inspired, meaningful conversations with your youth. A fun easy way to engage kids and teens on faith get yours today!
We have a couple of packs at AYM and you can email admin@aym.org.nz if you... >> read more