Number of weeks: 6
Required books?: Yes
Live video session?: No
Part of a certification or series of courses?: No
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Have you been looking for resources that you can use in your youth ministry? Are you looking for new ways of engaging youth?
During this course we will look at two different approaches in engaging youth and helping them to grow in their spiritual journey with Christ: hospitality, worship, mission and develop strong Christian relationships with each other and with God.
This course will also consider how we can restructure the youth group setting and Bible Study time to include those with disabilities: autism, learning disabilities, and mobility. Christ said all children are welcome.
Students are required to have copies of the following books for this course:
- Five Practices of Fruitful Youth Ministry, by Robert Schnase and Terry B. Carty
- Finding God in the graffiti: Empowering Teenagers Through Stories, by Frank Rogers, Jr.
This course is eligible for 1.0 CEU.
About the Instructor
Harriet has two bachelor’s degrees and a Master of Divinity degree. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/ Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Critical Communications. In 2015 Harriet completed her Master of Divinity degree at Claremont School of Theology (https://cst.edu/).
Harriet’s early days in ministry revolved around Christian program development for children, youth, and young adults. Her ministry work started as a volunteer in her local church, which then led to paid staff positions in churches. Since July of 2015, she has been appointed as a licensed local pastor.
Harriet continues to be an advocate for People with Disabilities, Caregivers, First Responders, Veterans, and their families.
Harriet currently offers a free resource called Creative Adventures Through the Bible. You can sign up for the resource at The Lighthouse Design Studio: https://thelighthouse-design-studio.mn.co/