Children & Youth Ministry

Then Jesus took the children in his arms, placed his hands on each of them and blessed them – Mark 10:16

The Church is called to receive, nurture and treasure each child as a gift from God, and to proclaim the Gospel to children and young people in ways that empower them to receive and respond to God’s love.

In the Diocese of Perth, ministry to children and young people is auspiced by the Anglican Children and Youth Ministries Commission.

The Anglican Diocese of Perth supports the Children’s Charter developed by the General Synod Children’s Network.

Anglican Children and Youth Ministry (ACYM)

ACYM actively supports clergy and lay leaders in the area of children’s and youth ministry through consultation, resourcing, parish visits, presentations and events.

The vision and direction of ACYM is overseen by a Commission consisting of people currently serving, or experienced, in parish-based children’s and youth ministry, and related ministries school chaplaincy.