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Faith Space Resource Worship Youth Ministry

Back to School Blessings Liturgy

A common occurrence in many congregations is a backpack blessing service.  BuildFaith.org has a great article on these services at Blessing of the Backpack’s 6 Tips for Success. At EYCArkansas, we began wondering what this would look like with an older mindset and as part of a youth group or youth Sunday school meeting.  We […]

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Faith Space Resource Technology Worship Youth Ministry

Walk an Online Labyrinth

Online Contemporary Labyrinth is an online translation of a contemporary labyrinth. The original is described as ‘an interactive installation for spiritual journeys’. It consists of a pathway mapped out on the floor for visitors to follow. During this journey participants pause and listen to a piece of music and a meditation. They also undertake some symbolic action […]

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Lectio Divina in Youth Groups

“Lectio Divina”, a Latin term, means “divine reading” and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to listen to what God wants to say to us. In the 12th century, a Carthusian monk called Guigo, described the stages which he saw as essential to […]

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Faith Space Resource Worship Youth Ministry

Compline on one sheet (Front and Back)

One of the great services that youth ministries often do is Evening Compline.  This became a staple for me in youth ministry with the youth leading the service. To simplify this and make it easier for a new youth to pick up and lead this I worked on getting Compline on one sheet of paper […]