Posts Tagged ‘youth group’

Transitioning

How do you transition kids into youth group? How do you transition youth into young adults ministry?

A new year is beginning. We find ourselves hoping and praying that as term one begins, the new kids will just rock on up to youth group or turn up at our small group. We hope that it will just happen.

Sorry, but it won’t.

Young people don’t just transition themselves into a new group. Why not? Because it’s scary! In fact, no matter how old we are,... >> read more

How to: lead youth in prayer

Prayer is one of the foundational practices of the Christian faith. Praying with a group of other believers is one type of prayer that can bring great blessing and encouragement to everyone involved.

Some main barriers to ‘group prayer’ are:

Shyness: many people are very shy when it comes to praying out loud in front of others, regardless of whether they have an outgoing personality. They feel they are not ‘good at praying’, they are afraid they will say the wrong... >> read more

How to: lead a small group

Introduction

This resource is part of a “how to” series that was designed to assist youth ministers in their ministry to young people. We have conducted interviews with experienced youth workers on a variety of subjects. These interviews can be found here. The interviews are short (each interview is less then 12mins in length), and practical. Each interview is accompanied by a written contribution. The written contributions are not long in length – they are easy to read and... >> read more