Community solidarity and support from public figures has driven the longevity of the worldwide protest movement over human rights that erupted after a young woman’s death under suspicious circumstances in Tehran, according to young Iranian Australian activists.
The Reverend Simon Reeve believes that young people and children are critical to the future of parishes.
I recently concluded a trip to Queensland with a group of children, family and youth ministers, visiting a variety of churches to explore different approaches to working with young people.
I remember the day in this picture vividly. It was the summer of 2003 and my little brother’s first day of primary school. Dad had gotten us ready and driven us to school – a treat to avoid before school care.
Early in my ministry formation I had my first annual review. It didn’t go well.
The hybrid event will feature 18 experts in issues of children’s and youth ministry.
Pre-COVID, I used to sit in meetings with other youth ministers sharing some of the challenges we faced working with young people. It was the same for everyone: youth mental health.
LESS than a third of Melbourne churches have hit targets for appropriate youth ministry models, putting the diocese well short of targets for 2022.