We run a range of projects for young people including “Youth Cafes, Cell Groups, Explore Courses, Youth Alphas, Activity Days and Summer Camps”.
Each of these projects are open to all young people aged 11 – 17 (secondary school age), and run on a regular basis throughout the year. The projects are explained in detail below.
Youth Cafes run very much like drop in centres, where young people are free to come and go as they please. These projects are run on a weekly basis and are spaces for young people from all backgrounds to come together and hang out.
Our Youth Cafes are run in partnership with Churches, Local Government and people within the community. Pulse provides the leadership, direction and know how for these projects whilst we rely on funding and support from local organisations to make them happen.
Each week we set out Games Consoles, Activities, Crafts and Snacks for everyone to enjoy and get involved in. The Pulse team is often supported by a local and dedicated team of volunteers, so there is always someone to talk to and hang out with.
“Pulse Youth Cafes provide a great welcome and really friendly environment. They are a space where young people can have fun and express themselves. The Young people clearly enjoy being a part of the community at the Youth Cafe, and value the relationships they have developed with the staff”.
Rev Ricky Rew, Youth Minister Spurgeon Baptist Church
Cell Groups are small close knit projects run on a weekly basis designed for Christian young people who want to grow and deepen their relationship with God.
Each week we come together to share food, stories, testimonies, prayer and bible study. These groups usually consist of between 4 & 8 young people who are passionate about supporting each other whilst on a journey as individuals and as a Church.
Explore Courses & Youth Alphas are designed for young people who are looking into the “bigger picture”. These projects run once a week for 10 – 12 weeks and are especially geared towards learning who Jesus is.
The Author C.S Lewis once said that “Jesus is either a Liar, Lunatic or truly the Son of God.” This project looks into who he really is and gives young people a chance to debate questions surrounding their own lives.
We run a number of these courses throughout the year and advertise them appropriately across all of our projects.