Support for Youth in Your Meeting
Children and youth are full spiritual beings who contribute to the life of our meeting communities in countless ways. Our meetings can be like an extended family for a child, making space for their whole self to show up.
Whether your meeting offers First Day School once a week during worship or gathers in other ways, we hope you’ll find the resources below on how to nurture the spiritual growth of our youngest Friends useful.
What does youth ministry look like at a local meeting?
In this short video, hear from a number of New England Friends who describe how their meetings support children and youth.
This printable planner provided by the Quaker Religious Education Collaborative makes planning for First Day School week by week a little simpler
This is a nine-page collection of best practices and sample resources for welcoming families with children into the life of your Meeting.
This forteen-page packet is a short collection of introductions into Quaker worship and spiritual practices geared towards children and families.
This three-page handout offers tips for how to support youth after a tragic event.
Based on observations from our recent Vibrant Meetings Project, this two-page handout briefly explains best practices related to local youth ministries
This 97-page PDF is a complete Spanish language translation of the "Faith and Play" experiential, story based religious education guide
Questions? Didn't find what you were looking for?
Contact Nia Thomas, Quaker Practice and Leadership Facilitator, to begin a conversation.