Child Evangelism Fellowship of Omaha exists to work alongside the local church
to evangelize boys and girls and disciple them in the word of God
 and establish them in a Bible believing Church.
"This local ministry completely changed my life! Through the years of their Christian Youth In Action Camp, I have grown so much and leaned how to share the Gospel! I love being a part of changing these kids lives through the different Children's outreaches!"
-Caleb Cherry
"The greatest teachers with a love for children knowing who Jesus is ."
-Jay Wood
“God has used CEF to completely change my life.”
-Laura Douglas

Meet the team

Esther Beasley

Local Director 

Hannah Schafer

Office Administrator &
 Media Specialist

Brandon Shippy

Ministry Coordinator

Sarah Bartsch

Katey Moore

Ministry Coordinator


Our Local Commitee

Pastor Michael  Williams
Dr. Lonnie Hofer
Jon Wright
Richard Lewis
Valeria Contreras
Justin Wendt
Pastor Ryan & Joy Folken
Matthew Gleason
Pastor Anthony Odhiambo


CYIA Sweatshirt Fundraiser
March 23rd, 2021
This year we will be selling sweatshirts to help support our CYIA training program.  With our new location, the price of CYIA has had to be raised. This fundraiser is aimed at helping us cover those costs to keep the price for our students low. All proceeds from these sweatshirts will go towards ensuring that CYIA is the best it can be for our teens!  Pictured above are our two designs, available ...
Become an Event Sponsor
March 15th, 2021
Are you a small business owner? Looking for a simple and meaningful way to promote your business?  We can help!On April 9th, 2021, we are planning to host our annual "Reach a Child. Change a Story. Fundraising Dinner." At this event we will be sharing stories of how God has used this organization to reach children with the Gospel. We will be taking an offering at the event to raise funds to suppor...
Annual Fundraising Dinner
March 3rd, 2021
Join us on April 9th for our annual fundraising dinner! Come learn more about Child Evangelism Fellowship-an extraordinary nonprofit whose goal is to reach children with the Gospel of Christ. Get an inside scoop on the work we do and how we can help your church fulfill the great commission.Guests will enjoy a nice meal and a program sharing about our mission to reach children! The event is free to...
First Year Conferences
February 25th, 2021
Thank you for applying for CYIA 2021! We are so excited to see how God uses you to reach children with the Gospel. Students can reserve a night on April 26th from 4-7 or April 29th from 6-9.For first-year students, please click here to reserve your timeslot. This is the best time to stop by our office and pick up your curriculum bag! We will also have a notary present to notarize your medical rele...
10 Ways to Connect With Your Neighbors
January 20th, 2021
Everyone has a place that they call home.  So how do you connect with the people you share that place with? Connecting with your community IS possible! You can love your neighbors and share the Gospel with them right in your own neighborhood.In the age of smart phones and social media, people are longing for face-to-face, authentic, community. Below are some ideas for how you can connect with the ...