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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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Faith Space Resource Youth Ministry

The Examen: Close your day and Get ready for tomorrow.

The Examen was a major part of our Sr. High Camp in 2014. It is a way of examining our day and getting ready for the next day. Below you will find a copy of the examen that you can listen to and pray along with. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130609742″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Here are […]

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Resource Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry 101

Every year, as school starts back up, I am asked, “Where do we start with a new year of youth ministry?” 1. Put together a team. Who in your community is interested in this ministry also? Look for two parents, two youth, and two non-parents to start. Meet together, pray, and ask the question, “What […]

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Art Activity Resource Youth Ministry

Board Games at Youth Group

It’s cold and wet.  Your youth want to do something fun but you are stuck inside.  You have played  “ninja” ten too many times.  Are there any other options? Board Games! Wait, I really don’t want to play 5 hours of a monopoly game at youth group.  Neither do I.  So here are three short games […]