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Bishop to attend Darlington youth ministry anniversary service
11:14am Saturday 29th September 2012 in News
THE Bishop of Durham will be the guest speaker at a service to mark the fifth anniversary of Darlington Area Churches Youth Ministry (DAYCM).
The Rt Revd Justin Welby will speak at the showcase and thanksgiving service will be held at All Saints and Salutation Church, in Ravensdale Road, Blackwell, Darlington, at 7pm on Monday.
Martin and Melanie Stand, project directors for the youth ministry, said: “We are very pleased that the Bishop of Durham has agreed to come and speak on this special ocassion.
GUEST SPEAKER: The Rt Revd Justin Welby, Bishop of Durham
“October 1 is the fifth anniversary of our employment with DACYM and we wanted to highlight our work with young people.
“Over the past five years our work has grown considerably and we have worked with five of the borough’s secondary schools, offering a range of activities from the pupil support, mentoring, transition projects to assemblies, lunchtime clubs and seasonal church services.
“We have also worked with local churches of different denominations and traditions to help support their work with young people in the community, particularly through ‘Breathe’, our summer youth retreat.
“A lot has been achieved over the past five years and we want to be able share these accomplishments with local churches and individuals who have faithfully supported us and this project.”