Firstly thank you for your YES to being a leader in youth and young adult ministry. It is a blessing that we get to share in the mission of Christ as we continue to bring His Gospel to our world. The ACYM team hopes this page will be a resource to you in your youth ministry journey. From how to deal with our current crisis of Covid 19 to ice breakers, ideas for service, youth group sessions and lots more. We pray that this is your one stop shop to all things youth ministry.
Again, don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are here for you and here to support you in this journey.
What an unusual time to be in ministry? Surely there is a lot of uncertainty around us but one thing we know for us is that Christ is ever present with us through these struggles.
The ACYM team will continue to walk alongside you during these times. We desire to support you in any way we can so that you can continue to serve your young people in these extraordinary times. The team have prepared a number of resources that will help support and guide your ministry. Don't hesitate to reach out to us if you are looking for something specific or if you need a chat. We are here for you.
Online Ice Breakers: Wondering how to get engagement on zoom? Click here to check out this list of digital ice breakers.
Ideas for Online Ministry: Okay, so now you are set up on zoom, what next? What is Kahoot and a Netflix Party? Check out these resources that will get you started with digital youth ministry ideas
Ideas for Social Media: Covid 19 has surely shown us the need for keeping our social media accounts up to date. While we know many of you are comfortable with using social media but for those who are not so sure, click here for some ideas to get you started. Feel free to use some of the posts we have already created on your social media pages.
Welcome to Level 2 (is it just me or does this feel like the Hunger Games?)
In Level 2, we are allowed to have gathering of up to a 100 people with social distancing. While this is exciting, this does mean we would need to follow some protocol to not only keep ourselves safe but our young people as well. Introducing Renew, these collection of resources are aimed to help you as you navigate youth ministry in Level 2.
6 ways to keep safe during Covid - 19: The ACYM team highly recommends all youth ministry teams to have a look at this info-graphic before you plan a youth session at Level 2.
Social distancing ice breakers:Here are some ideas to get you thinking about how you adapt games and ice breakers so that they can be played while maintaining a two metre distance.