Rosewood CRC in Bellflower, CA, is hosting the "Renew18" week of service and worship for youth ages 14-21 from July 14-21, 2018. Learn more and consider joining us!
In a world where 20 second sound bytes are the norm, I find it refreshing when I receive a document which tells a short, relevant youth ministry story. Check out the March 2018 edition of the CRCNA Youth Ministry newsletter below!
Exploring an unknown artist, song, genre, or topic can be intimidating. So here are four questions that can be asked of any song to help get the conversation started.
Youth Unlimited is pleased to announce that Rick Zomer has been selected as their next Executive Director.
Faith is mysterious. No matter what we do in church or at home, we can’t make faith happen. But, like a farmer, there’s much we can do to till the “soil” that faith grows in.
This helpful brochure from Faith Formation Ministries explores how children and teens of different ages experience God and grow in faith. A great resource for pastors, youth workers, teachers, and parents.
Sometimes we resist cross pollination out of fear. Fear of losing our youth to another youth group. Fear of our children leaving the protective bubble. The problem, of course, is the bubble works against resilience and spiritual confidence.
Check out the latest Youth Ministry newsletter which touches on building spiritual health by ruthlessly eliminating hurry from our lives, along with some other early season wins.
...trying to get some accurate advice on liability, child protection, and donations/taxes with regards to a ministry that has grown at our church...
In part two of this webinar series, we look deeply into what makes teens "tick" spiritually and how that impacts them, their families, and the church's ministries.
The November 2017 edition of the CRCNA Youth Ministry newsletter is now out. Learn about upcoming events, discover new resources, and hear stories of how God is at work!
I can't describe the thrill of simply worshipping under the leadership of these teens. Their passion, creativity, and leadership made me want more of this!
I recently attended a conference hosted by the Association of Youth Ministry Educators in Dallas, TX, and I'm excited to share with you about a model for ministry called, "Youth Ministry in Thirds."
The church is after the moral change of behavior, lifestyle, and even fashion, rather than listening and developing millennial youth towards transformation.
Listen and learn from this webinar recording that looks at the spiritual characteristics of teens.
We often end our youth group year by inviting the teens to write down questions they’re struggling with. This past spring I was shocked by the composite question that topped the list.
“What is your only comfort in life and in death?” This catechism course for teens dives deep into Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 1 in four easy-to-lead sessions that include simple but meaningful faith formation practices.
Dear teenager, I see you. I see you torn between becoming what God designed you to be and pleasing culture. I see you trying to balance it all. As your youth pastor, here is my plea for you.
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.
Faith Formation Ministries invites you to consider joining a cohort of twenty congregations that will work with us to intentionally strengthen their faith formation practices from October 2017 to January 2019.
Re:activate is a youth convention for the Reformed Churches in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington, USA, designed to unite and inspire reformed youth to live out the call God has placed on them!
“What difference does being Reformed make in my daily life?” Here are ten answers that pastors, elders, youth leaders, and others can share with youth groups, new members, pre-profession classes and more.
This two-page resource from Faith Formation ministries shares ten tips for strengthening your church's youth group and your ministry to teens.