Workshop 7: Leadership Styles
Workshop 7: Leadership Styles
High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Leadership Development

Web of Youth Ministry Component: Leadership Development

This session describes formal leadership roles and different leadership styles, explores when they may be applicable and gives participants the opportunity to practice embodying different leadership styles. Download Workshop 7 (PDF) (Word).

Goals

This session will:

  • Explain the formal leadership roles of process observer, facilitator and recorder
  • Explain seven different leadership styles and how they relate to the seven principles
  • Provide participants with practice for embodying different leadership styles

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Understand the importance of formal leadership styles in a group setting
  • Lean that they may need to adjust their leadership style to fit the context in which they are leading
  • Explore ways to bring the seven principles alive through their leadership

Workshop-at-a-Glance

ACTIVITY

MINUTES

DESCRIPTION

Opening

10

Check In and Chalice Lighting.

Activity 1: Formal Leadership Roles

10

Participants learn about formal leadership roles of the recorder, facilitator, and process observer.

Activity 2: Leadership Styles and Seven Principles

15

Participants learn about informal leadership roles their relation to the seven principles. 

Activity 3: Working with Others - Human Knot

20

Participants practice “trying on different hats” and embodying different leadership styles.

Closing

5

Body prayer

Alternative Activity 1: Working with Others - Lilypad Leadership

30

Participants practice “trying on different hats” and embodying different leadership styles.

Alternative Activity 2: Working with Others - Meal

60

Participants practice “trying on different hats” and embodying different leadership styles.

For more information contact youth@uua.org.

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