Youth Group

Youth groups in churches and parishes are often the main point of connection between young people and the church. Youth groups provide opportunity to connect with other young people, and to build relationships with leaders and mentors. Whether your church has one or is looking to start one, we've got lots of resources and ideas to help!

Resource in Focus

The Gift of Hard Things: Finding Grace in Unexpected Places by Mark Yaconelli

The Gift of Hard Things is real good. Even in just doing a quick read to figure out if I’d recommend this to someone I found myself working through and praying about some of my own hard things and finding new ways to think about and make meaning of those experiences. Read more here...

Helpful Documents

SafeR Church for your parish
Browse documents on the diocesan website, here
Best Practices for Youth Ministry
Download this document, created for the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, here. 

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Team building programs, training, and resources. 


Games for just about everything.

Fuller Youth Institute

Loads of great (and well-researched) resources to help your parish engage with young people.

Princeton Theological Seminary Institute for Youth Ministry

Full of interesting ideas and helpful articles for deepening your youth ministry. They hold an annual forum which sometimes has an online option.

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