This reflection encourages youth to consider how God expresses His love to us as baptized members of His family.
This purple bracelet is a rosary! It wraps around, so it fits all sizes of wrists. Makes a great First Communion gift or Confirmation gift. Or give it to somebody special or use it in your youth ministry. Features purple glass gemstone beads.
The readings for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time encourage us to make our relationship with God first in all we do. So discipleship, baptism, and redemption are good themes for this weekend’s readings.
The readings for the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord for Year A give us reason to think about our own baptisms. Do we take our own baptisms for granted? Have we really thought about what this sacrament means in our lives?
This printable cryptogram is a fun way to introduce youth to the vocabulary for Lent and Triduum. Each word is encrypted and definitions are given. Youth must consider the definition and then decrypt the word.
This is another indoor water game. It is not messy at all! This works well with any age group also. It would go well with any topic related to water, such as baptism, or a community theme, since the water drop sticks together.
This is a water game for teenagers which can be played indoors if you don’t mind wiping up a few puddles at the end. It is basically Duck Duck Goose with water.
This word search puzzle includes words typically associated with baptism. It is suitable for use with your Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Vacation Bible School (VBS), or Youth Ministry.
This 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.
For Year A, the readings inspire us to think about the call to holiness and the need to declare that Jesus has died for our redemption.