Online - The Gift of Mentoring - Supporting Young People
We are all concerned about the difficulties facing young people as they grow up in a city, but often feel we are powerless to tackle Serious Youth Violence. But we can do things individually that will change our city.
This evening, hosted by the Right Revd Rob Wickham, Bishop of Edmonton will explore what we can do around becoming mentors to our families and young people in our communities.
In our "ones and twos" which can transform lives, if we offer to get alongside one child, young person or parents. If that was spread across the city, even if every church put forward one person to mentor - it would change hundreds of lives, hundreds of households, and make the city safer for our young people.
We'll hear from three organisations offering Mentoring training and support to churches
First, Love - National Youth Ministry Weekend
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FIRST, LOVE: GETTING BACK TO THE HEART OF YOUTH MINISTRY
Why do we do what we do? What is youth ministry really all about? This year at the National Youth Ministry Weekend, we're going to explore some of the most fundamental questions in Christian youth work at what is undoubtedly a critical moment for the church, and for our world as a whole.
As we emerge from this historic period of pandemic, we want to get to the very heart of why ministry with young people is so vitally important. For so many of us, serving God through youth work is our first love - the great passion of our lives. So as we begin to look ahead, to pioneering our way through a forever-changed world, the NYMW presents a rare and precious opportunity to gather and seek God together with others who share our calling.
We can't promise easy answers, but we can guarantee big and important conversations. And whatever new visions and dreams might come from listening to the Spirit of God, we can be certain that we will again be called back to the great commandments and teaching of Jesus. New ideas have their place, but God calls us to first, love.