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Catalyst – youth ministry gathering

September 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An inspiring Youth Ministry Gathering for all involved or looking to be involved in Youth Ministry across the Diocese of Gloucester. Open to all denominations or organisations!
We aim to motivate, equip, build connections and inform, to be a catalyst and a connecting point so that even more young people are inspired to explore and grow in the Christian faith.

Key Note Speakers
The Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Revd Rachel Treweek and Naomi Allen, XL Ministries Director, XLP.

Additional Workshops & Contributors
There will also be two choices from a range of workshops ( 40 minutes each) including:

Inspired To Include (additional needs & diversity) Polly White (Star College)
Supporting the Transition to Secondary Hannah Legge (Scripture Union)
Inspired to Get Started Steve Bullock (University of Gloucestershire),
Inspired to Share Our Faith (young leaders) Matt Pinless (All Saints Academy)
Inspired to keep growing (longer -serving youth workers) Nathan Jones (Talk Through)
Inspired to Pray TBC

Inspired to mentor XLP
Inspired to Quality (Managing youth work) Steve Bullock(University of Gloucestershire), Inspired to Lead (TBC)
Inpired to Disciple (Hannah Legge (Scripture Union)
Inspired to think Deeper Nathan Jones (Talk Through)
Inspired to Get Worshipping Jonathan Kear (Together For Youth)
Inspired to Connect The Door & Matt Pinless


Doors Open at 9.30am for a 10am start.
Although the planned activities finish at 1pm – we have the opportunity to remain at All Saints Academy into the afternoon to network further. Why not arrange to chat further as your team? Please do stay if you can – there will be a free sandwich lunch and an opportunity to connect through sporting activities.

Young Leaders

We would love to welcome young leaders (aged 14+) There are workshops planned for them, but they can also go to the other workshops. Young people aged 14-17 must have an adult member of their youth team attending the event.

The event is free: we recognise the huge contribution all those invovled in Youth Ministry make to inspiring young people to be all that God made them to be. It is important to book so that we know numbers attending!

All refreshments will be free. There will be hot and cold drinks on arrival, during the break and then there will be a free lunch at 1pm.
Please select ‘including lunch’ ticket type if you would like a free lunch.


Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The event is for adults and young leaders – suggested age 14+. There will be workshops relevant for volunteers, young leaders, those managing or overseeing youth work (including clergy), those interested in starting up youth work and those employed as youth workers.

Is there parking?

There is on site parking. Car sharing is encouraged.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please do get in touch with Sharon or Andy Macauly 01242 700700 or


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September 22
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Andy and Sharon Macauly
01242 700700


All Saints Academy
Blaisdon Way
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 0WH United Kingdom
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