How do we support the young people in our lives, on their Spiritual Journey and with all things?
There are many pages on this site that share activities, this one gives theory, background and links to how people are doing this important ministry
In the Worship Service
Statistics have shown that having young people in the main worship service of a church will make it more likely that they stay in the church as they get older. By adolescence, if they don't feel comfortable in the worship service, statistically they never will.
Click here for a page filled with supporting young people during the worship service.
The No. 1 Reason Teens Keep the Faith as Young Adults
10 Surprising Reason Our Kids Leave Church
Drop outs and Disciples
Faith Formation At Home
Did you know that Weaving God's Promises for children now has take-home sheets? Click here for more on the Diocese of Western Michigan's license and how to use Weaving in your parishes.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Kalamazoo, MI has created a blog that gives resources to parents, including what they've done during the formation time on Sunday and ideas for discussions with your children at home. Click here to go to that page, and share it with your friends and your parish.
Connecting With the Family (immediate family & extended relatives and friends)