The Medusa Game is a game for a group of about 8 or more teenagers. It is based on the Greek legend of Medusa. Looking at her caused people to turn to stone.
Sometimes we can teach our children through the ordinary. We can help kids learn about St. Peter Claver on his feast day (September 9) by checking your first aid kit. Your kids might say “What does a first aid kit have to do with a saint?” So be prepared to answer them.
You might know that Pope Francis has promoted devotion to Mary “Our Lady Undoer of Knots”. The Human Knot game is a fun activity to add into a teaching about this devotion. Since it is a cooperative game also makes a fun team building activity.
Yes, internet users have a patron saint! So this internet prayer asks for the intercession of St. Isidore to keep us safe while using the internet.
This sacrament scavenger hunt introduces some of the symbols and concepts of the sacraments in a fun way. Hide various sacrament related items around your meeting space or grounds. Here is a list and some tips. Some of the items are directly related to sacraments. Others are more “fun” to start up a conversation. Use whatever you feel is best for your group and meeting. These are just ideas.
Why use videos about institutional racism? Racism can be a difficult topic for youth ministry. Most teens will understand that individual acts of racism are wrong. But the topic of institutional racism is more difficult. How are we as a society responsible for structures that promote racial divides?