Children and Youth

Children and Youth Development Officer (CYDO)
Tel: 07455 840 676


Welcome! This is the place to find out how the United Reformed Church Southern Synod supports work amongst children & young people. You can also keep up to date with events, resources, and ideas by ‘liking’ our Facebook page


Upcoming URC Southern Youth Events

Share your story send news of events / activities / ideas and resources with children & young people for the Synod website. Two or three paragraphs & a photo of the event is ideal.

Synod Youth Exec

Click here to download the Through Our Eyes survey results and videos (for PC and Mac)


Child Friendly Church Award

See the photos of the presentation of these awards at Synod Together and find out how this scheme can help your church to review and improve the way it welcomes, nurtures, and involves children and young people in the life of the church.


Turn the Tide

The Southern Synod Turn the Tide scheme offers grants & guidance to help churches who wish to employ a youth / children’s / family worker to further develop their mission among children & young people. For an initial discussion, contact the Synod Children & Youth Development Officer.


Southern Synod Children & Youth Work committee

Click on the link to find out more about the work of this committee to support children & youth work in the Synod. The committee are currently looking for new members. Do you have experience in working with children or young people? Do you care about the place of children and young people in the church? Would you like to help people other United Reformed Churches to do the same? For more details contact the Synod Children & Youth Development Officer