Carolyn Kinsman, 11/05/2018
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Your help can ensure the next generation hears the Good News

How old were you when you came to faith? Research shows that over 75% of adult Christians in UK and Ireland came to faith before the age of 18.

Can you imagine how different your life would have been if no one had told you about Jesus?

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Knowing God’s love transforms young people’s lives. That's why we go to them, meeting them where they are, beyond the walls of the traditional church. It’s why our CEO, Mark Russell leads on evangelism with youth and children for the Archbishops' Evangelism Task Group in England. We’re partnering with local churches and dioceses to find new and innovative ways to reach young people.

Will you join our community to ensure that young people can hear the gospel? With your gift we can continue to tell children about the goodness of God.

Our 21 centres of mission are equipping and inspiring churches to reach out to the unchurched. Hundreds of evangelists are doing pioneering youth work to share the gospel with children in relevant and engaging ways through:

  • After-school clubs
  • Providing lunches in school holidays
  • Sports coaching and chaplaincy
  • School assemblies and RE lessons
  • Messy church
  • Youth work
We are also there for families in crisis and desperate need. Evangelist Kathy Green is a Chaplain at Sheffield Children’s Hospital and a daily support for critically ill children. “Freya would only go in (for a scan) with Kathy” said mum Clare “and when she had her tracheotomy taken out the only person she would talk to was Kathy”.

Kathy helps children and their parents face tragedy head on and reaches out with Christ’s comfort and love to those who are broken-hearted, wherever they are on their faith journey. “If I had thought (chaplaincy) was like a church I wouldn’t have thought to use it” says mum Kate.

Kathy says “I found the Kathy-shaped space. Walking alongside people who had never really thought about faith before but when life deals them a slap in the face they don’t know where to go”.
Thanks to our incredible supporters we are already reaching more than 7,000 children every month. If we had your support we could reach many more.

Can we count on you to be part of reaching the next generation and reversing these devastating predictions?

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It’s so simple and easy to donate to our work with children and young people:
You can give to our appeal online
Or by texting TELL18 £15 to 70070
Thirdly, by calling our fundraising team on 0300 123 2113.

If you'd like to read more stories of lives transformed, click here to go to our stories page.
Carolyn Kinsman, 11/05/2018