Youth Encounter


I have seen no youth work like this anywhere in the UK.  I’d like to see it replicated.  This kind of work makes it clear that the future is something we can look forward to with confidence.

The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams. Speaking at the Opening of the Springfield Centre, home of The Youth Encounter Centre


Youth Encounter is a Scripture Union project which exists to help Christian young people in Britain live out their faith amongst Muslims. This is done in two distinct ways:

  1. Running Faith and Young People Events that bring together Christian and Muslim young people for dialogue (see Issues).
  2. Providing Training and Resources to help churches equip Christian young people live out their faith confidently and humbly amongst their Muslim friends.

Youth Encounter also provides training for churches and Christian organisations who are working with Muslim young people.

The work of Youth Encounter is spreading out. In Birmingham a charity called The Feast is developing work based on the Faith and Young People project.

Group of Christians and Muslims

Discipleship and Diversity

Training at the Youth Encounter Centre

Discipleship and Diversity is the title of our next training day on 10th November 2010. Based at the Youth Encounter Centre it is a day for Christian youth workers to think about how they can help their young people live out their faith amongst...

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