The Threshing Floor: Digital and Embodied Youth Ministry Examined
In this webinar Ethan Lowery and Tina Boyd share from their experience in doing youth ministry beyond the church building. They discuss online and multi-media, physically distanced gatherings, and meeting young people where they are.
- Beyond the Screen: Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation by Andrew Zirschky
- The Confirmation Project website
- Cultivating Teen Faith: Insights from the Confirmation Project Edited by Richard Osmer and Katherine M. Douglass
- Don’t be a bystander: Resources for those in the movement for change from Fuller Youth Institute
- eFormation Learning Community and eFormation Conference 2020 Playlist from Virginia Theological Seminary
- Faith Formation in a Secular Age by Andrew Root
- Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church from Fuller Youth Institute
- The Piece We’re All Forgetting: Digital Church Policies by Lindsay Bates
- Youth Ministry in a Pandemic from the Institute for Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary
Ethan Lowery is the Youth Minister at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Orinda, California. He is also a recent graduate of Church Divinity School of the Pacific and a current M.A. student writing a thesis on the role of Protestant Christianity in suburban social identity. When he’s not working all the time, you’ll find him listening to Shania Twain and/or napping.
Christina “Tina” Boyd started in her position as the Youth and Children’s Minister at St. James Episcopal Church (Greenville, SC) in July 2015. She is passionate about Youth and Children’s formation and intentional discipleship. Prior to working at St. James, Tina completed a graduate residency through the Center for Youth Ministry Training, earning a Master’s of Arts in Youth Ministry. Tina loves the color purple, running, spending time with her friends, reading mystery books, and coffee. She lives in Greenville, SC with her friendly and energetic black lab, Kaki.