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What is Christian Youth In Action® (CYIA™)?

How are you spending your summer? As relaxing as it may be to chill at the pool or hang out with friends, what if you chose instead to make an eternal impact in the lives of kids right where you live? High school and college age students from around your state are coming together to reach the boys and girls of your community – and YOU can be a part of this team!

Christian Youth In Action® (CYIA™) is a program designed to train you and a team of other young people in effective and engaging ways to teach children about God. You will attend a one week training school where you will learn to present the Gospel clearly on a child’s level, counsel a child for salvation and lead a dynamic club ministry for kids. Components of this club include teaching a Bible lesson, a real-life missionary story and a Bible verse as well as leading songs, games and a fun review time.

After this training, you will either return to your local community or travel around the state and teach clubs at various locations with a team of other young people. These clubs take place out in the community with predominantly unsaved kids who don’t regularly attend church. You will be able to take the light of the Gospel to them in their apartment complexes, day care centers, neighborhoods, schools and other community locations. Depending on your schedule and the area in which you serve, you will teach clubs from two to six weeks during the summer.

Learn much more with the CYIA Guide 2024

Click here to read all of the details about training and serving in the CYIA Guide 2024.

CYIA Training Application

Click here to apply for CYIA Training June 8-15, 2024 at Campbellsville University. Applications are due by April 15. Cost is $425. Support raising helps and scholarships are available. Students will be transformed into our future spiritual champions who will share the Gospel with children in summer 5-Day Clubs and beyond!

Jr. CYIA – MVP Weekend

MVP Weekend will prepare 11-13 year-old young people to assist in the 5-Day Club® ministry throughout the summer months. It is also designed to help middle school aged youth prepare for Christian Youth in Action®, a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship® worldwide. Learn more with the MVP Weekend 2024 brochure!

Boone County Fair Ministry

CEF volunteers serve every hour at the fair – sharing the Gospel with children through Bible lessons and Bible-centered crafts like bracelets or key-chains!

Click here to learn more or serve at the Boone County Fair.

Christian Youth In Action Videos

Youth who have a heart to share the Gospel with children will want to become involved!

Volunteer Application

Visit cefnky.com/volunteer for the online volunteer application. For questions, contact Martha Krebeck, CEFNKY Local Director (martha@cefnky.com 859-667-4599).