Youth & Young Adult Ministries Session Six: Review
2008 GA Young Adult Empowerment Resolution Each congregation was challenged to find ways towelcome & support young adults. How are we doing?
2008 GA Young Adult Empowerment Resolution Thinking about what we havelearned about human and faith development...what are the best ways we can welcome and nurture young adults?
Top 10 Suggestions for Supporting Young Adults• Ask• Educate• Invite• Feed• Worship
Top 10 Suggestions for Supporting Young Adults• Work for Justice• Empower• Adapt• Support• Staff
Course OutcomeBy the end of this course, studentsshould be able todesign, implement, and assess adevelopmentally appropriate faithdevelopment experience (rite ofpassage, worship service, serviceopportunity, or leadership experience)for youth and/or young adults.
Youth & Young Adult Development• Early Adolescence (ages 12-15)• Middle Adolescence (ages 15-18)• Late Adolescence (ages 18-22)/Emerging Adulthood (ages 18-26+)• Young Adulthood (Late 20s-40)
Faith Development Experience• Rite of passage• Worship service• Service opportunity• Leadership experience
OverviewProvide an overview of what youknow about this competencyarea, and how you have integratedyour knowledge into yourprofessional practice. Suggestedlength--and only a suggestion--is upto one page.
Structured Learning ExperiencesReflection on:Provide a paragraph describing thelearning experience and its value toyou (suggested length of reflection[and only a suggestion] is 50-100words).
Structured Learning ExperiencesIntegration in Work:Provide a paragraph describing howthis has or will influence your work(suggested length of reflection [andonly a suggestion] is 125-175words).
Work Products/ Portfolio ExhibitsBrief description of each workexample (suggested length ofdescription [and only a suggestion]is 50-100 words)
Work Products/ Portfolio ExhibitsRelevance to competency:Provide a paragraph with each workexample that explains why you chose theparticular piece and how the piece servesto demonstrate your competency in thisarea (suggested length of each reflection[and only a suggestion] is 125-175words)