Our mission

As a networked Christian institution working across the UK, the Institute for Children, Youth and Mission exists to enhance the capacity, credibility and creativity of mission and ministry among children and young people; their families and communities.

The Institute for Children, Youth and Mission is committed to:

  • setting clear standards for theological education, professional and ministerial formation for children, youth and mission work
  • stimulating the vision, understanding and skills required to work across wide ranging vocational roles and contexts
  • supporting the development of mission and ministry with children, young people and communities through research
  • sustaining a community of educators and practitioners committed to mission and ministry with children and young people