Church of Ireland Youth Department Youth Forum
The Church of Ireland Youth Department is holding a Youth Forum on Saturday January 20 from 10am to 4pm in the City North Hotel, Dublin.
Entitled – The Voice of Young People Positively Affecting Change – the facilitators are Capt. Nic Sheppard C.A. & Mrs. Sally Sheppar.
Overall Aims and Objectives of the Forum:
- Debating Issues affecting all young people
- Encouraging and supporting youth participation
- Facilitating change and taking action
- Supporting young people on their spiritual journey
Captain Canon Nic Sheppard (Church Army) served for many years as Diocesan Youth Officer in the Diocese of Ripon and Leeds, Yorkshire. Nic co–wrote the book ‘Employing Youth and Children’s Workers (2008) published by Church House Publishing and was involved in establishing the Church of England Youth Council (CEYC). He has vast experience working alongside young people and their leaders. Nic will bring creativity and energy to our Church of Ireland Youth Forum in January and we look forward to welcoming him and his wife Sally.