Being a young person today can be both complex and confusing. As children grow up at St Michael’s we continue to encourage them into their teenage years, providing a safe space where they can be themselves and feel supported as they make transitions in their lives. We do this in three main ways:
- Involving young people in church life so they feel part of a wider family, feel valued and trusted to take on areas of leadership and responsibility
- Providing a youth group on a Sunday evening at St. Michael’s which involves food, games, chill out and discussion time
- Running a younger teens youth group in partnership with Alnwick Baptist Church called M630 that meets at the Vicarage on a Monday evening
- Running a Youth Cell in partnership with Alnwick Baptist Church. This consists of a group of young people (school years 9 to 13) who meet every week to share food together and discuss a specific topic and how it relates to their faith. Friendship is really important and this group aims to build relationships and peer support as well as regular social meet ups.