YWAM Lyon

You will be my witness in Lyon, in France, in French speaking world and until ends of the earth.

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About the Base

OUR FOCUS: EVANGELISM

Mission statement for the base (Based on Acts 1:8) You will be my witness in Lyon, in France, in French speaking world and until ends of the earth.

Our favorite part of Lyon is that historically, the city has been a cradle of Christianity for Europe. Since the end of the first century, Lyon has housed many martyrs and missionaries, and was later a key city for protestants during the Reformation. It’s clear that our town has been on God’s heart since the beginning.  What a time to gather together in worship, hear from God, and to write the next chapter for Lyon!

OUR MAIN TOOL: ART

Our mission statement for the art department: To mobilize and train young Christian artists to evangelize and impact society through innovative art.

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Training opportunities

DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING SCHOOL. 

To do a DTS is to put aside time to ask yourself the right questions, and to build your life on a solid foundation. How can I go deeper in my relationship with God? How can I become a more effective witness? What is God’s calling on my life?
It’s in French!
We love ART!
We’re involved in the city!

 

STREET ART SCHOOL

This training program aims to combine high quality street art-most notably through the hip hop movement and contemporary art- with sharing the Gospel. From March to August every year in Lyon, throughout France and abroad. During this school you will have five months to experience God’s heart in and for your art.  Get ready to put your style out into the French streets, and to seek excellence in your artistic domain through 1 of our 3 following art tracks: Street Art, Dance, or Music. This is a time to step out, create, and innovate!

 

SCHOOL OF EVANGELISM

The goal of this school is to equip you with practical tools in order to be an effective witness for Christ. Our hope is that after your time here in Lyon, you would take these tools home and feel confident in training others to evangelize, in leading your own outreach events, and in impacting your home communities.

Staff opportunities

A cook

You like cooking for groups, or do you want to learn?… the best way is to practice!

A communication leader

You’ll be in charge a creating promotional videos and flyers as well as updating the website. You could gather a team and extend this communication department.

An assistant

Bilingual English/French to communicate with people from all around the world, help for administrative tasks, etc.

DTS staff

Your DTS has been a springboard for you and you want to see other young people experience the same things. This is a good environment to grow in leadership and to face new challenges!

School leader

You have in your heart to start a new school or to lead a DTS in a Urban setting? Please contact us to share your vision!

More info

Lyon is the second largest city in France, after Paris. It has always been a crossroads for business, art, ideas, and culture. A day spent walking around here can be like travelling through time.  

The Fourvière, for example, provides an authentic representation of Lyon during the ancient Gallo-Roman period.  Just down the road, one can stroll into “Old Lyon”, a well preserved portion of the town originally constructed during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. These areas are listed as Historical Sites by UNESCO and maintain their original features. Lyon continues to grow in size and in population, expanding both outwards and upwards!

Lyon could be described as a living city. People tend to live even in the most popular tourist areas.

City

Lyon

Address

YWAM Lyon

29 rue du 8 mai 1945
69330 Meyzieu

www.jem-lyon.com

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Email
contact@jem-lyon.com
 

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