Youthscape is holding the next National Youth Ministry Weekend in November 2021 – it's going to be the biggest and best yet ... and you're invited! It's a weekend of inspiration, practical resources, worship and, best of all, meeting people just like you who are passionate about work with young people. And after months of lockdown and connecting remotely, we're planning for NYMW 2021 to be in person!
SO WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT AT THE NYMW IN 2021?
Well, for starters, we will draw together more than 50 brilliant speakers, worship leaders and entertainers from across the world to inspire you.
You’ll join more than 1,000 other youth workers in our main sessions and have a huge choice of seminars and events that range from deep theological teaching to practical equipping.
You'll have space to relax, get away from the everyday pressures and have a weekend to recharge your spiritual and physical self.
You’ll also have the chance to meet and talk with others who are facing the same challenges whether you’re working in a rural or urban setting, with a small or large youth group, or working in a particular context like school or mental health services. The weekend is put together and organised by youth workers just like you, so we understand what you need.
- International speakers leading in their fields
- Time away as a team to refresh and reconnect
- Encouragement and time out with other youth workers
- Fresh ideas you can implement straight away
- Engaging for volunteers, stretching for experienced practitioners
- Inspiring worship and Bible teaching
INNOVATION and new ideas are vital to your work with young people. That's why every NYMW you'll get three brand new major resources to take home for free - worth up to £100.
With so much changing in our world, youth ministry needs to tackle new issues in different ways. The new resources at NYMW do just that. Developed using the Youthscape innovation process, they're designed to help you make a difference when you get back home.
NYMW innovations in past years have included a diary planner for youth workers, a new mental wellbeing programme for boys, and a fresh, collaborative approach to Bible study & discipleship.
WHERE'S IT HAPPENING? The 2021 National Youth Ministry Weekend is taking place at Resorts World in Birmingham. This amazing £150 million development has stunning conference facilities alongside restaurants, coffee shops, health spa, an 11-screen IMAX cinema, shopping and onsite hotels! You can watch a movie, go for a long walk, have a meal with your team or even have a swim! We think we’ve found the perfect place for you and your team to get refreshed and have fun as well as enjoying the NYMW programme. Located right by the M42, Birmingham International Airport and railway station and with free parking for delegates, there’s also a huge range of low cost hotels and B&B’s nearby.
HOW TO BOOK? Bookings for the few remaining tickets are now open. Demand its likely to be very high as the NYMW sells out well in advance every year. Ticket holders for the cancelled NYMW 2020 have had their tickets transferred automatically to 2021 unless you opted for a refund. Reservation holders - those who put down a £25 deposit for the 2020 NYMW - can complete their reservation and get a ticket between now and April 1st b y following the links in your email booking receipt.
The Vox Conference Centre is part of the amazing Resorts World complex in Birmingham. By car, it's just off the M42 with free parking for NYMW delegates. Birmingham Airport and railway station are just a few minutes walk away. NYMW is working to reduce the carbon footprint of the event and we encourage you to use public transport where possible and consider sharing travel if you come by car.