On September 5th, Faith Formation Ministries sent out the first edition of the new CRCNA Youth Ministry newsletter! Find relevant content, resources, and stories from the trenches.
I work for Classis Alberta North as the Youth Ministry Consultant and have done so since 2007. I also serve as a Faith Formation Coach for the Denomination. Monique, my wonderfully supportive wife and I have been married since 1985. We have 2 incredible children, Amanda and Shawn. Amanda married Matt and Shawn married Roxanne, so now we have and share 4 incredible children. We are also grandparents to the cutest puppy you will ever meet, Doozer.
Hockey, Baseball, Sailing, Music appreciation, unconventional Youth Ministry ideas
Youth ministry often gives opportunities for our creative energies be used in many ways. . .From organizing a snowball fight at a Classis meeting to hockey games between church councils and youth to modifying curriculum.
While on vacation in South Carolina, my wife and I worshiped at First Zion Baptist Church. And though it was immediately clear that we were visitors in a strange land, this little church with a big heart welcomed us. . .
Looking to attend a conference or educational event on youth and/or intergenerational ministry? Here's a list of what's coming up this fall and into 2017. Please add your favorites to the list!
I think I want black and white answers to the questions that can plague me. But as I get older, as I do ministry and hear stories from God’s children around this world, I have a different perspective.
After the webinar about mental health and ministry, we came up with a group of resources that ministry leaders have found helpful in dealing with mental health issues in our churches.
In this webinar, Brett Ullman shares his story and gives insight into where his help came from and how churches and leaders can provide support for those affected by mental health issues.
This webinar provides guidelines to help congregations minister to high school students preparing for graduation and offer helpful tips on how to care for students once they are in college or at a university.
Check out this article to find updates on the Canadian Youth Ministry Project that was launched by Faith Formation Ministries. Exciting things are happening!
I tried to go about my business but phrases from their conversation made me think, “Ah, these are ministry people.” I wondered, are these guys listening to the students they hope to impact?
Thanks for sharing this Austin
Through Classis Youth Ministry Champions across north America or you can download the one in this post
Thanks Jeanne. Yes it is very exciting
Amen. Thanks for your commentsposted on: Questions and a Wake Up Call
A few I have used were Psalm 23, sections of Psalm 139, and sections of Psalm 145.posted on: Quiet Down: Lectio Divina in Youth Ministry
Thank you Kim for all you have done for us and blessings on your new adventure.
For my wife and I a song that stirs our soul is by MercyMe, called "I can only Imagine"posted on: What Song Inspires Your Mission?
Thanks for the information. Michele, where on the Network can we find that one article?
I am very encouraged to hear about this cross training teaching at Neerlandia. When I am there in June, I would love to hear more about how it went.
Thanks for the recommendation Mark. I plan to add this to my reading list