Youth Ministry Articles
Vibrant faith formation occurs when several components work together. Here are three ways to integrate children and youth’s experiences at summer camp into the ecosystem of your congregation.
There are many advantages to paperless music. These songs can be used any time, any place, without preparation or printing — all you need is a leader with a song they know “by heart” and the willingness to sing. These songs allow people to be fully present without worrying about finding page numbers or hitting exact notes. This type of music is wonderful for children, older adults, and intergenerational gatherings because you do not have to be able to read or see well in order to participate. It’s also easy to include gestures, steps, or even moving around the space to paperless singing.
What moments formed your beliefs around money and stewardship? We never know what conversations or lessons are going to stick with young people, but that shouldn’t keep us from talking. Let go of the need to give the “right” answer and share what you think.
These Are Our Bodies invites parents and church leaders into the serious, hopeful work of integrating body and soul. The series includes a foundational book as well as leader guides, participant workbooks and parent books for preschool through high school, as well as a young adult module.