Military Community Youth Ministries / MCYM

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Military Community Youth Ministries (MCYM) is the world's only global Christian organization exclusively focused on America's Military Teenagers. Staff and volunteers reach out to the teen-aged children of families stationed throughout the world. MCYM partners with one of the worlds largest youth organizations Young Life, and has been a collaborating member of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry since 2002

Contact information

Mailing address:
Military Community Youth Ministries
540 N. Cascade, Suite 300
Colorado Springs, CO 80903


Phone: 800-832-9098

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 742238462

CEO/President: Marty McCarty / Phil Alfrey

Chairman: Kay Curling

Board size: 19


Ruling year: 1982

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 07/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1998


Vision: Let every military brat believe.

The journey from adolescence to adulthood has never been easy. In every generation and in every place, teenagers have struggled to come to grips with their place in the world. They want to know if there is meaning to life in general and if their own lives are important. Among our nation's youth are some 500,000 teenagers whose parents and guardians have committed their lives to service with our armed forces. These students are scattered among overseas bases and installations in the United States.

At Club Beyond (as it is known to the kids), we believe that there is a great need to be available for these young people, to build meaningful, no-strings-attached relationships with them. We believe that one of the best ways to help military kids is to affirm them and be available to celebrate life with them. Toward this end, Club Beyond staff and volunteers seek to love teens unconditionally and provide a model of Christian hope in our military communities through weekly club and fun activities.

Mission statement

Celebrate life with Military Teens, introduce them to the Life Giver, and help them become more like Him.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Fellowship Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating330 of 11129 of 32
Fund acquisition rating224 of 11147 of 32
Resource allocation rating734 of 111421 of 32
Asset utilization rating346 of 111211 of 32

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$35,186$68,164$29,632$30,180$88,301
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,592,162$1,591,054$1,647,375$1,574,660$1,556,657
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,807$2,892$0$0$0
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$1,807$2,892$0$0$0
Total assets$1,593,969$1,593,946$1,647,375$1,574,660$1,556,657
Payables and accrued expenses$27,157$34,634$98,014$25,906$33,156
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$27,157$34,634$98,014$25,906$33,156
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$27,157$34,634$98,014$25,906$33,156
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$1,509,077$1,409,318$1,309,760$1,302,448$980,939
With donor restrictions$57,735$149,994$239,601$246,306$542,562
Net assets$1,566,812$1,559,312$1,549,361$1,548,754$1,523,501
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$2,080,816$1,795,851$1,521,859$1,497,567$1,527,943
Program service revenue$304,879$28,998$9,151$24,731$239,758
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$12,113$799$1,611$5,610$5,557
Other revenue($7,614)($3,880)$6,346($20,808)($38,558)
Total other revenue$309,378$25,917$17,108$9,533$206,757
Total revenue$2,390,194$1,821,768$1,538,967$1,507,100$1,734,700
Program services$1,871,655$1,344,652$1,084,603$944,366$1,313,151
Management and general$443,614$370,237$381,145$389,051$423,997
Total expenses$2,386,455$1,795,987$1,539,587$1,417,428$1,801,960
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$3,739$25,781($620)$89,672($67,260)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,739$25,781($620)$89,672($67,260)


Mr Phil AlfreyPresident/Secretary$160,583
Mr Marty McCartyChief Executive Officer$158,582
Ms Donna SimmonsTreasurer$64,422

Compensation data as of: 7/31/2023

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/1/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Military Community Youth Ministries (MCYM) was founded on July 29, 1980. It was created in response to military leaders and chaplains who were asking for a qualified youth ministry to specifically serve military teens.

"Club Beyond" is the name that teens early in our history created to call the local ministry programs.

With God's leading Club Beyond immediately took off, and within a decade we had ministry on Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine installations, both overseas and stateside.

Program accomplishments


Pray for the teens, staff and volunteers in this ministry, and for more people to join our staff so they can respond to invitations from military bases.
Volunteers are needed.
Organize and lead a Club Beyond Community Support Group at the local military base.
Join the MCYM staff. For more information go to MCYM website.