young people gathering

Online resources for youth ministry

Events for youth and youth groups


Forest Edge Music Festival
www.forestedge.org.au
A Christian music festival with a youth flavour. Attended by many church groups from around the state.
 
Soul Survivor Melbourne
www.soulsurvivor.com.au/melbourne
A fantastic annual camp including talks, workshops, activities, charismatic worship and prayer for youth. Bound to impact your youth deeply in their relationship with God.
 
State Youth Games
www.stateyouthgames.com/vic/
An annual event run by Churches of Christ Victoria with a focus on team sports for teens.
 
Victorian Christian Youth Convention
www.vcyc.org.au/
A conference attended by many evangelical churches from across the state with a focus on activities and bible teaching.
 
Youth Alive Victoria
www.youthalivevictoria.com.au/
High production values and high energy, Youth Alive Victoria run youth events incorporating music, media and simple gospel presentations.
 
Surrender
www.surrender.org.au/
Run by a network of Christian social justice organisations, Surrender focuses on compassion, community and justice at a grass roots level. Appropriate for older youth and young adults.
 
Night of Worship
www.facebook.com/NightWorship
A newbie on the Melbourne scene, Night of Worship runs regular events incorporating mixed media and charismatic worship.
 

Resourcing websites


Download Youth Ministry
www.downloadyouthministry.com
Discipleship, bible studies, blog.
 
Bulls and Arrows
www.bullsandarrows.com
Video, devotions.
 
Video, apologetics, activities, training.
 
Media, video.
 

Other online resources and organisations related to youth ministry

Scripture Union is the place to go for resources to help teens read and understand the Bible, plus a range of youth ministry publications.

Taize go to the Prayer and Song and Bible and faith pages for great ideas and resources.

Youthworks is the home of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney's youth ministry and children's ministry department, have a look at their great resources.

Youth Specialities All about youth ministry, heaps of free resources.

Focus on the Family Australia provides churches with a range of programs that can be used in ministry with teens and their families, including No Apologies, How to Drug Proof your Kids and The Truth Project.

There has been some confusion about the legality of showing movies and clips. There is now a licence which can be purchased to make this practice legal! Go to the Church Video Licence website to find out all the information you need.

Values for Life School Seminars provide a fun, exciting, interactive and engaging values-based program for primary and secondary students, designed to assist students in their social and emotional development and encourage students to think about their values in today's culture.

ACCESS ministries is an inter-church body which provides Christian Education and Chaplaincy in State Schools in Victoria, under the provision of the Education Act 1958 (revised 1998). It provides this service in partnership with Christian churches.

 

 Do you know of any resources?

 

​We'd love your input! If you know of any relevant online youth ministry resources, please let us know by emailing:

youth@melbourneanglican.org.au