Posts tagged with: Youth work

It is 2018. I’ve only just got used to writing “2017” as a date and yet, here we go again, another year. Maybe you have struggled to get yourself motivated – back at work; the thought of making packed lunches again; uniform for the kids shoved at the bottom of a wash basket needs to......
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If you are thinking about developing some youth work, here are some questions / areas to consider as you make a start! #1. Are there young people in your community / village / town etc?  If the answer to this no or not many, then do not stress too much about what you are doing /......
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The beginning of December 2016 saw the launch of not one, not two, but three research reports – all, in some way, about children’s and youth ministry.  First up, was “Passing On Faith” published by Theos; followed by “Rooted in the Church” from the Church of England; followed by “Losing Heart“, published by Youthscape. Lets......
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The Boost Conference 2016 is happening in London on Tuesday 11th October (9.45am – 4.30pm). The theme for the day is “building emotional and spiritual well-being in children, young people and those who work with them”. I can’t recommend the content of this day highly enough. Top notch speakers on some vital topics. Get there......
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Huge thanks for the inspiring atmosphere at Youth Work the Conference back in November 2014 –  and, in particular to Gemma Dunning, for this post about three ways of doing ministry.  There should really only be one way, but if that was our common practice I wouldn’t need to write a blog about it 🙂 At......
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There is a lot to commend in the NYA “A Vision for Youth Work” document . . . and some gaping holes.   First, the commendable stuff :: Young people need a viable local offer – and this needs to be a collaborative effort, with all potential stakeholders (especially young people) drawing up plans and strategy......
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