God’s Impact Through Kaitlyn

Hi, I am Kaitlyn Middlemass, and I have just started studying with Reign Ministries this year. I am 19 and from Edinburgh. I left school in early 2022 and planned to study with Reign, but during the summer, while working and participating in summer camps, I did not feel prepared to go back into studying that year, so I decided to take a gap year.

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During my gap year, I attended summer camps as a member of the youth and worked full-time in between the camps; during that year, I was able to work alongside the leadership team in the church, enabling me to develop my leadership skills and get to know the kids that we have even better than I already did. While doing all that I was able to attend briefs and debriefs from our Monday night youth group and our leadership nights. By attending theses I was able to see a part of youth ministry that I had never seen before, which was an eye opener, and helpful to see what I was going into.

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I am doing my placement in Gorebridge, just east of Edinburgh. As a part of my placement, I help run a youth night for our 11-18 year olds. The focus is to intentionally grow relationships with the youth that attend. We organise the activities based on where our youth are at, within their spiritual life. Sometimes, our nights can consist of a night of teaching, and through that night, we can answer any challenging questions that the youth might have, and overall, we can see the development of their spiritual growth.

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God has had a real impact on the youth work during our summer camp last year; just before I had started the degree. We had 160 young people sign up for the five days, and over those five days, the young people got to hear different talks from the camp speaker. They got to listen to testimonies from other leaders and volunteers. On the Friday we give the youth an opportunity to take 15 minutes to themselves so they can think about what we have talked about over the week and see if they get the feeling that becoming a Christian is what is in their plan. After the 15 minutes the youth get the opportunity to stand up and declare that they are ready to live a life with Christ. At the end of the week last year we had 25 young people come to faith which was a fantastic outcome from the week.


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This article was written by one of our past or current students, for a first hand feel of what the Reign Degree Program is like.

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