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The overall purpose of the National Conference on Youth Ministries is to provide professional level training for men and women involved in youth ministry all across the nation. It was established to offer training and education for the growing and maturing efforts of the youth minister and lay youth workers.     More…

NCYM 2021

COVID-19 Statement and Registration Fee Policy STATEMENT The NCYM Board continues to be hopeful that our conference in Daytona Beach can move forward as planned with COVID-19 social distancing and safety modifications in place. We are working diligently with the hotel as they work with the CDC and local authorities to ensure a safe environment …

The story of two York Youth Ministry grads whose tweet went viral

I came to York College in the Fall of 1997 and had zero doubts about my major; I wanted to be a youth minister.  As a child from a broken home, several youth leaders made a significant impact in my life. I declared myself a Youth Ministry major and I graduated 4 years later with …

An Honest Conversation with Gen Z

Gen Z is hungry for deep truths, and they’re not going to stick around where they don’t expect to find them. If we want to be effective at transmitting a durable faith to today’s youth, we need to be aware of and respond to three ongoing trends in particular.  1. Compacting Ideas Generation Z has …