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Is it healthy for a council led church to have full time staff as a permanent part of council as an elder or deacon?
We have a small youth group and have thought about joining with another church to have a joint youth ministry program. Has your church done this? How did it work with finances, leadership, etc.?
Besides numbers of youth in attendance, how does your church evaluate whether or not your youth group ministry is successful?
When and where does the teaching of the catechism take place in your church? Do you have a separate class for it or teach it through your youth group program? At what age(s) do you teach the catechism? If your church does not have a formal catechism class, how and where is the catechism learned?
What books reflecting the Reformed world-and-life view might you recommend for teens?
Normally youth ministry staff are paid based on the hours they work planning youth activities. What are guidelines for compensation when they are with the youth 24 hrs per day?
If the Faith Alive "HC and Me" material is not a good fit what are some alternative options?
We need help composing biblical guidelines that can be understood by the typical teen, are based on respectful behavior toward the leaders and one another, and aren't a list of "don't" rules.