Youth work Hacks
recently blogged an article called ”Essential Theology Reading List for Youth Workers” . Whilst it is not a definite list and is not just relating to youth work it is described as
“a broad but relatively deep theology list on issues that all ministers and pastors should have a grip on. Youth workers – this is you too!” Worth looking at the link and choosing at least one book and add to your Christmas list!!
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation
continues accepting applications for their recently launched Youth Fund, designed for organisations within the youth sector and outside. It provides help to organisations whose main purpose is helping young people (aged 14-25) in less fortunate positions.
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
have produced a film to use with young people engaging in Mission. ‘Second Chance’ encourages young people to share their faith in Jesus.
Taize 2017 -
Hosted in Birmingham, the Taizé Community will be facilitating a young adult (16-35yr olds) gathering in Birmingham next year, over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend, 28/04-1/05, 2017. Brother Alois, Prior of the community will take part. Main events over the weekend will take place in city-center churches. We are hoping to take some of the Diocesan Youth Council and we are encouraging other groups to join us there.
Shine - Do Something
This is a resource that can be used within Secondary Schools. It’s very easy to follow and implement, produced by SU & Crown Ministries.
- Church house publishing have written a new material to engage youth and young adults within the topic of Advent. There is also a children’s version available.
A Stack of Ideas
- Birmingham Diocese has recently produced a neat little pack of cards. It is part of their Transforming Church, Growing Younger initiative, costing £8.99. “Try before you buy”? we have two packs in the office you can borrow. To order, or for more information email HelenaM@cofebirmingham.com
– A new publication by Nick Shepard - Retaining Young People and Growing the Church.
Life Long Faith Journal
- have now put presentations from their conferences onto their website. The latest is Family Symposium which also features a film on family diversity. This information is for all ages.