Tag : Community Building

Youth Ministry as Story Time

All Things New: Youth Ministry as Story Time

Story time lets youth be heard, belong, and build strong Christ-centered relationships. Continue reading

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Breaking the Ice without Sinking the Ship

There are always options when it comes to incorporating newcomers into a youth program. Continue reading

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It Takes a Village and a Jell-O Dance

It Takes a Village and a Jell-O Dance

Your congregation is full of gifted people, many of whom may have a gift for youth ministry. How do you mine those gifts to get the community involved? And where do you even start? Continue reading

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It’s All Fun and Games Until the Youth Worker Pokes Your Eye Out: Why Have Fun in Youth Ministry

It’s All Fun and Games Until the Youth Worker Pokes Your Eye Out: Why Have Fun in Youth Ministry

What is the point of games in youth ministry? DCE Micah Steiner looks at ways you can use games, and members of your congregation, to connect with youth. Continue reading

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Devotion: Proximity

Devotion: Proximity

Consider what the world might be like if we drew close to others as Christ has drawn close to us. Continue reading

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The Power of a Hug

The Power of a Hug

In this short article, Rev. Terry Dittmer encourages youth workers to extend the kindness of a hug to youth in their programs. Continue reading

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Building Youth Families

Building Youth Families

Youth group is more than a mere social activity, it is a Christian community that many young people carry with them into the larger life of the congregation. Challenge yourself to be part of something great: A youth family. Continue reading

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