Workshop 1: The Web of Youth Ministry
Workshop 1: The Web of Youth Ministry
High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Leadership Development

Web of Youth Ministry Component: Introduction to the Web of Youth Ministry

This session describes the elements that comprise a balanced youth ministry using the model of the Web of Youth Ministry. Download Workshop 1 (PDF) (Word).

Goals

This session will:

  • Introduce the components of the Web of Youth Ministry
  • Explore the many forms that youth ministry takes in and beyond congregations
  • Address how to create a balanced youth ministry that is appropriate to the size of the congregation and youth developmental needs and interests

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Have a broader understanding of the components of youth ministry
  • Apply the web of youth ministry to their own setting and consider what changes they might like to work towards

Workshop-at-a-Glance

ACTIVITY

MINUTES

DESCRIPTION

Opening

10

Check In and Chalice Lighting.

Activity 1: The Web of Youth Ministry

10

Participants learn about the Web of Youth Ministry and explore the components.

Activity 2: Actions and Ideas

30

Participants brainstorm specific activities or actions that fit within each component of the Web of Youth Ministry.

Closing

10

Singing together

Special Notes:

In the Taking it Home handout participants are encouraged to write a proposal to implement a project or program that excited them most from the list that the group generated and meet with their minister, advisor or religious educator to discuss their proposal.

For more information contact youth@uua.org.

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