Cultivate your youth ministry

The Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry is unique to the Center for Youth Ministry Training. CYMT creates a whole-person learning environment by nurturing residents academically in the classroom, vocationally in the local church, and emotionally through personal coaching and peer interaction.

 

 

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Already have a youth minister

The Training Church Program allows churches to have their youth minister participate in the same curriculum to gain theological training and practical coaching. CYMT partners with churches from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Memphis, TN and Austin, TX. In addition to training and coaching the church’s youth minister, CYMT equips training churches with the tools necessary to develop sustainable youth ministries and walks alongside them over the 3-year program. Training churches pay tuition for their youth minister to receive these benefits.

 

 

 

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Benefits of training church program

 

 

Personalized coaching for resident and the church’s youth ministry leadership

 

 

Development of 3-year strategic plan for church’s youth ministry

 

 

Masters degree from accredited seminary for their youth minister

 

Application checklist
and requirements

 

Must complete initial interview process, create a youth ministry team or youth council, allow training church resident to particpate in all CYMT classes and retreats, and develop or submit a church-adopted child protection policy.

 

1. CAREFULLY REVIEW CYMT PROGRAM

including church requirements. If you would like for a CYMT staff person to meet with you, please give us a call or email info@cymt.org

 

2. ONLINE APPLICATION

Complete online Partner Church application.

 

3. SUBMIT CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

The church is required to have a child protection policy in place. If you have a policy in place, please mail or email it for CYMT’s files.

 

4. NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE

The application fee is $350. You may submit your application fee online or mail it in.

Important dates & costs

 

INITIAL INTERVIEWAPPLICATION DEADLINEINITIAL PAYMENT/AGREEMENT DUEGRADUATE RESIDENT BEGINS CLASSES
SEPTEMBER – FEBRUARYMAY 15JUNE 1JULY – AUGUST
COSTS
$350 APPLICATION FEE$2,000 INITIAL PAYMENT$1,000 MONTHLY

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