Christian Youth In Action

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.

How can I participate?

1. Apply as a summer missionary in CYIA.

2. Participate in 5-Day Clubs.

3. Volunteer as a teen leader in Good News Clubs during the school year.


CYIA Summer Missionary Program

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2021
  • Interview required.
  • PreTraining: May 2, 2021 3:00-8:00 Location: Lakeland Baptist Church, Buford, GA Directions
  • Training: June 24-30, 2021 at Columbia International University in South Carolina
  • We are working in coordination with CEF of SC.
  • We will assist in you raising your finances to accomplish your goals.
  • More specifics? Need to chat with someone? Call Leanne at 678.697.9913 or email her.

5-Day Clubs

  • Sunday, July 18th 3:00 Kick Off – Location TBD
  • Monday – Friday, July 19-23rd
    • Mornings are filled with 5-Day Clubs
    • Lunch (together but bring your own money)
    • Afternoons are filled with 5-Day Clubs
  • Cost is $0 (you provide your own lunch) Provided:
    • Sunday Dinner
    • T-Shirt to be worn at club
  • For Middle and High School students in the 2021-2022 school year


Good News Clubs

  • We are planning to return to Clubs located in the Elementary Schools after school has been released (time varies by elementary school)
  • We have many schools with opportunities around Gwinnett and Walton Counties and on Monday – Thursday afternoons
  • No training required; however you are welcome at our annual training.
  • References are required
  • Parent permission is required
  • T-Shirt to be worn at club are provided