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What is 3Generate?
A weekend planned and shaped by
children, young people - and their workers -
for children and young people.
A chance to meet up with friends and make new ones - from other
Methodist Churches all over the country.
A weekend of conversation, debate, indoor and outdoor
activities, games, music, sport, crafts and challenges.
An opportunity to talk about the issues that affect you and
really matter to you, the world and the Church - to listen to each
other and to God.
Time and space to worship together in a range of creative and
Your chance to have a say - and vote for the young people who
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Who is 3Generate for?
If you're aged between 8 and 23, 3Generate is for you!
There are lots of activities and entertainment for you to choose
from, largely organised in three separate age streams:
8-11s (school years 4-6), 11-18s
(school years 7-13) and 18-23s. There's more information
about what's happening for your age group here.
3Generate 2017 will be from 24 to 26 November at
Pontins, Southport - a new LARGER venue!
There will be some other changes this year too...
For the first time, children and young people and their
leaders can attend as a group.
Groups will stay in accommodation, together with their
leaders, who will be responsible for their care throughout
the event. Leaders will attend the event for
free and only need to cover their travel
When there are only one or two children or young people who are
not in a group, we would encourage them to join with others in
their circuit or district and attend together. If needed, there
will be help available to connect individuals with groups when
tickets go on sale after Easter.
Young people aged 23 and under, who are beyond school year 13,
can book on with or without a group and there will be a support
team for 18 - 23s available during the event.
Groups will have the opportunity at meal times, if they wish, of
eating together in regional groups, enabling leaders, children and
young people to connect and make friends with others from their
district or region.
Leaders will allocate rooms to their groups in the allocated
3Generate is a speak out event for children and young people. It
is the Children and Youth Assembly of the Methodist Church
(Standing Order 250). This year there will be the usual facilitated
sessions attended by the children and young people as well as some
joint sessions together with their Leaders. During times when the
children and young people are in their facilitated sessions there
will be a separate program for leaders.
Woven into the event will be Youth President and Youth Rep
elections, a variety of worship opportunities, activities and
Keeping up to date
In the coming months we'll have lots more news and details for
you about all that will be happening at 3Generate 2017.
Keep up to date by following 3Generate on Twitter and Facebook. We'll be posting all the latest
info to make sure you're really getting excited about your
3Generate weekend. You can also sign-up to receive Well Snapshots and Well News
from Methodist Children and Youth, which will provide regular
updates and 3Generate News.
Spread the word
Tell all your friends about 3Generate and encourage them to come
If your parents would like more details, there is a page for
Youth leaders can find details here
and churches can find information here.
If there's anything else you'd like to know about 3Generate, or
if you need help with your booking you can contact us here:-