A simple evaluation tool helps guide us to evaluate what we have been doing, whether it is working now, and if it should be pulled forward into our plans for the year. This resource offers simple evaluation questions to use when trying something new OR when considering bringing a former program back.
Looking to gather friends, family, youth group or classmates for some Christmas fun? Trying to figure out how to do this on Zoom? Here are several simple and satisfying games that can be used for almost any type of group.
An intergenerational event for zoom or in-person. Using the Prom theme, here is a fun way to engage the adults in the congregation in sharing their stories with youth. If it isn’t Prom season, you can call this something different and still ask for any fancy dance photos
Talking with Your Youth About Ukraine - This resource was made in response to the Russian military aggression in Ukraine but can be adjusted and referenced for a variety of conversations with youth about war, violence, and other difficult topics.
Considering Public Violence, Disbelief and Faith with Youth - A session to help youth talk, pray and think about life and faith following a violent situation.
How do we minister to our youth today? The larger culture has shifted, and our young people are busy. Here are several ideas on ways youth might nurture their faith and relationships in the church beyond youth group.
A New Way of Looking at Youth Ministry....These days in ministry we are called to be explorers, which requires us to be brave, wonder, and try new things. As we discern how best to minister to and with our youth today, we find some things will work and others will not. Ministering to young people today is a “less is more” strategy and God is showing up in all places.
An Excellent Update on the Tired Lock-Ins of Old - Hosting a Late Night is a brilliant alternative! You can get so much of the good stuff that you would from a lock-in with none of the terrible things.
Index of Quicksheets - contains titles and links to the resource.
Download a children's lesson from the World AIDS Packet 2013 by Erin Hasslinger.