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?
Besides numbers of youth in attendance, how does your church evaluate whether or not your youth group ministry is successful?
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.?
Does anybody have a focused prayer ministry for your youth and some examples of what you call this prayer mentorship? We would also love ideas on what has worked well and suggestions for things to avoid if you have experience with this as well.
Thanks for the idea, Ken! Our church's ministry coordinator encouraged me to follow up and share the name and some info about our youth prayer partner ministry (in case anybody needs ideas for...