2011 // 09
Summer highs and ancient rhythms
Is the hype of summer festivals detrimental to faith development or does it hold a legitimate place in the spiritual calendar? Youth ministry legend Fuzz Kitto explores the Old Testament rhythm of festival and synagogue and applies it to modern youth ministry.
The ancient practice of pilgrimage has held spiritual significance for believers across the world through the ages. Journalist Johanna Derry talks to youth workers who have incorporated pilgrimages into their programme and discovers how the lives young people have been impacted through the experience.
Young People and Worhip
Lecturer Steve Emery-Wright takes an in-depth look at youth worship and asks: how can we empower young people to worship in an authentic way that transcends musical style and helps them to connect with God? The first of two parts.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #1
A session plan considering what it means to be a Christian by Martin Saunders.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #2
Prayer and Bible-reading session plan by Martin Saunders.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #3
‘Meet the family’ – a session plan exploring Church, by Helen Crawford.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #4
A session plan on the Holy Spirit in the life of the Christian, by Helen Crawford.
Movie-based discussion resource by Tom Wade.
Discussion starter by Martin Saunders.
READY-TO-USE MUSIC Music-based discussion resource by Becky Coster.
A visual discussion prompt by illustrator Jason Ramasami.
READY-TO-USE GAMES AND ICEBREAKERS
Jimmy Young provides games, ice-breakers and energisers to spice up your youth programme.
READY-TO-USE SAINTS AND MARTYRS
Resource for youth workers using the lectionary.
Two pages of schools work resources complied by schoolswork.co.uk.