Workshop 4: Shared Leadership
Workshop 4: Shared Leadership

Web of Youth Ministry Component: Covenantal Leadership

This session describes the elements that comprise shared leadership and responsible youth empowerment. Download Workshop 4 (PDF) (Word).

Goals

This session will:

  • Ask youth to think about how their strengths, weaknesses and growing edges may complement others in the group
  • Introduce the concept of shared leadership as a spectrum of responsibility based on maturity, skill and capacity
  • Explore the complexities of responsible youth empowerment through guided discussion

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Identify their strengths, weaknesses and growing edges and recognize they don’t have to perfect every leadership skill to be great leaders
  • Be introduced to the concept of shared leadership and recognize the importance of sharing leadership and collaborating with others
  • Understand the meaning of responsible youth empowerment

Workshop-at-a-Glance

ACTIVITY

MINUTES

DESCRIPTION

Opening

10

Check In and Chalice Lighting.

Activity 1: Bingo

15

Participants learn to identify strengths and growing edges and recognize they don’t have be perfect to be leaders.

Activity 2: Shared Leadership Spectrum

10

Participants learn about the concept and recognize the importance of shared leadership.

Activity 3: Responsible Youth Empowerment

20

Participants explore and discuss the meaning of responsible youth empowerment.

Closing

5

Singing together.

For more information contact youth@uua.org.

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