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GOOD NEWS CLUB
Good News Club

Good News Club is a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship in which trained teachers meet with groups of children in schools, homes, community centers, churches, apartment complexes, just about anywhere the children can easily and safely meet with their parent’s permission. Each week the teacher presents an exciting Bible lesson using colorful materials from CEF Press. Learn more

 
 
 
 

JYOU CONNECTION
Junior Youth Connection

JYou Connection™ (JYC™) is a place for middle-schoolers and young teens (age 11-14) to enjoy faith, fun and friends.

At JYC you will:

  • Discuss and learn the truth about things that really matter and that are everlasting like hope, faith, salvation, joy, love, courage and more
  • Learn more about Jesus Christ and His awesome Father in Heaven
  • Participate in activities that will feed your faith
  • Build genuine friendships
  • Enjoy and share meaningful music
  • Have crazy fun during game time

JYC is a safe place with leaders* who care about you now and for your future. Clubs meet weekly at schools, homes, community centers and churches.
To find a JYC near you, contact your local CEF director. Find your local chapter under our chapter tab at the top of this page. Learn more

*JYC leaders are carefully screened as required by the CEF child protection policy.

 

5 DAY CLUB
5 Day Club

5 Day Clubs: For five consecutive days, one hour each day, children gather to hear Bible stories, sing songs, learn Bible verses, and listen to a missionary story as the Gospel is clearly presented. Learn more

 
 
 
 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES INSTITUTE
Childrens Ministries Institute

The Children’s Ministries Institute® (CMI®) provides specialized, practical training in children’s ministries not found in Bible colleges or Christian universities.

If you have a heart for reaching children for Christ and discipling them, if you desire to train others in this ministry or if you are seeking career opportunities in this field, CMI is just what you are looking for.

Courses are offered related to the following areas:

  • Children’s Ministries

    Gain insights for understanding, evangelizing and discipling children through a variety of methods and programs.
    Teacher Training
Pass on your training and passion for children by systematically discipling and equipping teachers to minister effectively to children.
  • Leadership Development

    Called to ministry? Cultivate the qualities necessary to administrate a children’s ministry and to give godly leadership.

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CHRISTIAN YOUTH IN ACTION
Christian Youth in Action

How are you spending your summer? As relaxing as it may be to chill at the pool or hang out with friends, what if you chose instead to make an eternal impact in the lives of kids right where you live?! High school and college students from around your state are coming together to reach the boys and girls of your community – and YOU can be a part of this team!

Christian Youth In Action® (CYIA™) is a program designed to train you and a team of other young people in effective and engaging ways to teach children about God. You will attend a one to two week training school where you will learn to present the Gospel clearly on a child’s level, counsel a child for salvation and lead a dynamic club ministry for kids. Components of this club include teaching a Bible lesson, a real-life missionary story and a Bible verse as well as leading songs, games and a fun review time.

After this training, you will return to your local community and teach clubs at various locations with a team of other young people. These clubs take place out in the community with predominantly unsaved kids who don’t regularly attend church. You will be able to take the light of the Gospel to them in their apartment complexes, day care centers, neighborhoods, schools and other community locations. Depending on the state you serve in, you will teach clubs from one to five weeks during the summer.

If you have a heart for ministry and want to team up with other young people to reach the children in your community, then CYIA is for you! Just think, this summer you can:

  • Reach boys and girls with the Gospel
  • See your faith and vision grow deeper
  • Build new friendships that will last a lifetime
  • Grow in communication, teamwork, endurance, responsibility, and self-confidence
  • Gain experience for ministry in your own local church, school or vocation

Now, doesn’t THAT sound like a rewarding summer?! Contact your local or state CEF office to find out specific dates and requirements for your area. Learn more

 
 

CHRISTMAS ACROSS AMERICA
Christmas Across America

Christmas Across America: Do you desire to make a difference? What if you could make a difference this Christmas – a difference for eternity? What if you could easily share the true meaning of Christmas with children who have never heard that Jesus came to save them? Learn more