The Center for Youth Ministry Training was founded in 2006 by Brentwood UMC, Brentwood, Tenn., and First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tenn.. CYMT is a non-profit 501(c)(3).
The Center for Youth Ministry Training equips youth ministers and churches to develop theologically informed and practically effective youth ministries.
Statement of Faith:
- We believe in one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
- We believe in Jesus Christ, God incarnate, whose death and resurrection make possible the reconciliation of God and humanity.
- We believe in the Holy Spirit, God dwelling in every believer and in the church.
- We believe the Bible to be the inspired, authoritative Word of God.
- We affirm the church is the most faithful expression of the body of Christ on earth and unity of all believers in Christ.
- We believe in the priesthood of believers, that all disciples of Jesus Christ are called to share in his ministry here on earth.
- We believe in ministry for and with youth, the church of today and tomorrow.
Brentwood United Methodist Church—Brentwood, Tenn.
First Presbyterian Church—Nashville, Tenn.
Texas Regional Campus Founding Church:
Bethany United Methodist Church –Austin, TX
Seminary Educational Partners:
Princeton Theological Seminary
Duke Divinity School