3 Takeaways from Dan Give youth a voice in the planning process. Establish partnerships that are long term. When planning, overcommunicate with everyone (your team, their parents and your service project partners).
Download Paul's supplemental PowerPoint 3 Takeaways from Paul Understand their story including backstory. Their habits/practices lead them forward. Help them understand how Jesus is speaking to them; he will speak to them about their story. Spiritual formation can be defined as making space for God, become known by God.
3 Takeaways from Monica Discern with them what God's next steps are for them; don't presume. Provide legitimate leadership opportunities, supporting with what they need and allowing them to succeed/fail. Evaluate, celebrate and cheer them on.
3 Insights from Joel Racial reconciliation begins with building relationships. Racial reconciliation is tied to our understanding of our connection to the land. Joel's article from Faith Today
Download Emily's Presentation 3 Key Insights from Emily Be open about this topic, including appropriate details of your own life. Invite adults to appropriately share their struggles with youth. A.L.G.E.E. is one helpful approach when dealing with someone in a mental health crisis. Be familiar with resources both local and online such as Kids Help Phone, Canadian Mental Health Association and speakers like Brett Ullman and Brene
Note: There were unforeseen disruptions in the setup and during the recording. Our apologies for those who were not able to join online. 3 Key Insights from Adrian and Louise For many in other parts of the world, COVID-19 isn't in the top 3 of their current crises. Our Canadian churches have much to learn from the Global South. Partnerships between Canadian Baptist churches and field
3 Key Insights from Tanya Digital discipleship needs to be an integral part of the entire discipleship strategy. Curate a playlist (of activities, videos, etc.) for asynchronous learning. Learning can be customized specific for the individual based on their learning intelligence, current faith stage, interests, etc. Bonus Content Designing Faith Formation Playlists (from Lifelong Learning) Designing Faith Formation Playlists (from Vibrant Ministry) Guide
3 Key Insights from Dan Martin The youth ministry experience needs to encompass those who want to gather in-person and those who want to connect online. Although some previous roles may not be utilized, reassign those volunteers to new roles (e.g. "Zoom lobby manager"). Hybrid youth ministry allows for youth to pivot with changing restrictions (both when it's lessening or increasing). This will likely be part of
3 Key Insights from Matt Bellefeuille Lean on "I don't know" because there are a lot of answers we don't know as the pandemic continues. Plan now so you can adapt later. Know the difference between a "fountain" and a "river".