Holiday and Seasonal Ideas for Ministry with Young Teens

Holiday and Seasonal Ideas for Ministry with Young Teens

by Carole Goodwin, Goodwin, Kielbasa

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780884896050
Publisher: Saint Mary's Press
Publication date: 11/28/2000
Series: Help Series
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 8.34(w) x 10.77(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Getting a Fresh Start: A Reflection Activity on New Year's Resolutions13
"I Have a Dream": A Reflection Exercise on the Speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.16
Soup or Bowl: A Game and Service Project for Super Bowl Sunday20
Valentine Visit: An Outreach Event for Valentine's Day23
Real Love Is...: A Community-Building and Discussion Event for Valentine's Day27
Ashes to Reconciliation: A Reconciliation Prayer for Lent34
Lenten Nails: A Reflection Exercise for Lent37
Justice Walk: A Contemporary Version of the Stations of the Cross41
The Passion Here and Now: A Contemporary Look at the Passion of Jesus Christ45
Resurrection Relay: A Bible Learning Activity for Easter48
Be a Fool for Christ: A Prayer Service for April Fools' Day52
Mary, Full of Grace: A Learning Activity for the Month of May56
The Spirit Blows: A Hands-on Activity for Pentecost60
Tower of Independence: A Discussion Activity for Independence Day64
TGIS (Thank God It's Summer)!: An End-of-School Celebration70
Back-to-School Blessing: A Prayer Service for the Beginning of the School Year75
Fears: A Discussion Exercise for Halloween78
Trick-or-Treat for a Cause: An Outreach Activity for Halloween82
Unmasking Saints: A Learning Activity for All Saints' Day86
Giving Thanks for Special People: A Communication Activity for Thanksgiving89
Build a Meal: An Outreach Activity for Thanksgiving92
Advent Buddies: An Intergenerational Relationship-Building Activity95
Santa Teen: An Outreach Activity for Christmas99
Stocking Stuffer Relay: A Prayer-Writing Activity for Christmas102
Posada: A Re-enactment of the Beginning of the Christmas Story105
Happy Birthday, Everyone: A Community-Building Activity and Service Event108
Holiday Wheel of Fortune: An Icebreaker for Any Holiday113
Appendix 1Connections to the Discovering Program by HELP Strategy117
Appendix 2Connections to the Discovering Program by Discovering Course123

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