Beyond Sardines and Soup kitchens: The art of faith formation in ministry with youth
Certainly fellowship and activities and opportunities to serve are important components of youth ministry, but the reason we do youth ministry ultimately is to help grow and nurture a deep and abiding faith in God with our young people. All those things that we do, from building relationships to eating together to mission trips to Bible study to recreation to helping young people grow as leaders are for the singular purpose of faith formation. This youth worker track course is designed to help adult leaders experience and practice the art of faith formation in ministry with adolescents (12-18 year-olds). Together, we will explore some of the latest research about how faith is formed. Leaders will be equipped with practical ways to create the best environments for the Holy Spirit to do the work of faith formation.
Leader: Rodger Y. Nishioka