The Diocesan Youth Movement (DYM) is a group of youth workers, young people and those involved with youth ministry who co-ordinate youth ministry initiatives in the Diocese of New Westminster.
2019/20 Upcoming Events
NOVEMBER 16: Youth Leader Training - Peer Ministry Leadership
The annual Thanksgiving weekend youth event is back! This year the theme is: Becoming Human and the guest speaker is Matt Belcarras. The theme will explore how to live lives of compassion, justice, and beauty. It will be at Camp Owaissi in Kelowna. Registration is $150.00 until Sept.13 and includes transportation, meals, accommodation.
FEBRUARY 14-17: DYM Youth Winter Retreat
APRIL 9: Maundy Thursday Sleepover
APRIL 25: Confirmation Preparation Day
MAY 4: Diocesan Confirmations
MAY 15-18: Young Sojourners Weekend
The Diocesan Youth Movement in the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster affirms diversity of individuals and perspectives while fostering relationship with God and with each other. We seek to equip youth and youth leaders to seek challenge and growth through positive action within individuals, the Church and the wider world.
Diversity of individuals, theology and worship. All individuals and perspectives are welcomed within an environment of respect.
Relationship with God and between peers as well as with the larger Church are integral to our mission. We week to connect individuals, parishes and diocesan ministries.
Challenge & Growth are strongly linked within our ministry. By providing opportunities that challenge individuals, ministries and the wider church we seek to foster growth.
Equiping youth, youth leaders and the wider church with tools and experiences to further their journeys in faith and ministry.
Positive Action is a way in which we fultill our potential in faith, enact our core values and respond to changing needs within our ministry.
The DYM leadership team meets monthly to plan upcoming events and keep each other up to date on what is happening in youth ministry around the Diocese and beyond. The current chair of the DYM leadership team is Anne Kessler, Children, Youth and Families Minister at Christ Church Cathedral.
DYM maintains a Facebook group for discussion of youth ministry and for keeping people up to date with what's happening at the moment. To connect with DYM, join the Facebook group
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