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10/09/2014 @ 11:00 am - 10/12/2014 @ 12:00 pm
UYWI will be heading up the Youth Ministry Track at FlavorFest
|CREATIVE YOUTH MINISTRY PROGRAMMING
by LARRY ACOSTA / Urban Youth Workers Institute
It’s a sin to bore kids! Let’s dream up the BEST year of ministry EVER! You will walk away with tons of creative and affordable ideas for shaping a memorable and life-changing year for your youth. Come and expect to be inspired beyond your box.
|YOUth Ministry Leadership
by JEFF WALLACE / Frontline Urban Resources
This workshop is designed to teach leaders how to identify, develop, and maximize their specific gifts and abilities in order to effectively engage youth culture, their community, and particular ministry context. Leaders will take a personality and spiritual gifts assessment to help them evaluate their current ministry position.
|Building Communities With Inner City Teenagers and Families
by RUSSELL JOHNSON / Tampa Urban Young Life
Bringing community to urban youth. Not only are we dealing with the fatherless generation we are also dealing with the loss of community. This workshop gives some hands on methods for creating positive communities with young people.
|Walking Life with Youth: Mentoring Approaches and Strategies
by Amy Williams / Youth Advocate
This workshop will focus on the simplicity and complexities of what it means to “walk life with a young person.” In addition to discussing creative and impactful approaches (strategies for both believers and unbelievers) the workshop will also address topics of mentoring high risk youth (ex: gang-involved youth, youth in the justice system, substance abusers), cross gender mentoring and a challenge for attendees to examine their own heart.