Education for Effective Youth Ministry (EEYM)
Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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MACUCC - Edwards House
1 Badger Road
Framingham, MA 01702

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Debbie Gline Allen

Education for Effective Youth Ministry was created in 1994 when the American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ were both seeking ways to equip lay leaders in local churches to lead youth ministry programs. The idea of combining resources to serve the needs of both denominations blossomed into what is now EEYM.  Questions?  The EEYM program is being coordinated by Debbie Gline Allen, Consultant for Christian Education and Youth Ministry at the MACUCC.

Our mission in continuing this ministry is to provide youth leaders with a philosophy and theology of youth ministry and to give them practical, experiential tools and training to meet the needs of youth ministry in our local churches. EEYM sessions are taught by clergy and lay ministers who are actively involved in programming in local church, seminary and conference settings. Over 300 youth leaders have completed the EEYM program since its inception.

The cost is $275 per person for all four sessions or $75.00 for individual sessions.  Participants must attend all four sessions to receive certification.
For more information about registration, please contact Cindy Bolton at 508-875-5233 ext 237 or by email at

Please note the schedule below:  


Session I--January 20, 2018:      Theological Foundations for Youth Ministry

 Session II--February 3, 2018:     Youth Ministry Resources, Social Media & Safe Church Practices

 Session III--March 10, 2018:      Mission and Service

 Session IV--April 28, 2018:         Youth Bible Study and Worship