Events and Opportunities for children and young people

Events for Children and Young People

Synod Together

The Synod meets twice a year, in March and October. As part of the journey of becoming an inclusive Synod, these meetings are open to all ages, coming together to explore and ensure all voices are heard.

Wessex Summer Camps

Two fantastic camps for ages 7-11 years and 11-17 years. It is a time to have fun with others through a variety of themed activities and workshops. We explore the Christian faith and learn more about our amazing God through streamed discussions and worship.


Wessex Synod Youth Executive (WSYE)

The SYE is an elected group of up to ten young people aged between 14 and 25 from local churches in Wessex Synod. SYE meets three times a year, including ‘youth open days or weekends’.  They have a passion to promote the voice of young people in the Synod, and they enjoy learning and journeying together. Hear from members of the SYE.

Wessex Synod Representative to URC Youth Executive. In this role the representative is a voice for young people in Wessex Synod and assists with the planning of the annual Youth Assembly. Extracts from the URC Youth Handbook includes a role description for Synod Youth Representatives to the Synod Youth Executive plus guidance for synods on the appointment of Synod Youth Representatives.

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Wessex URC Youth Facebook page for youth
Wessex URC Youth on instagram

Both accounts are managed by members of the SYE.