Hosted by North Park University’s Center for Youth Ministry Studies (CYMS)
Friday, October 8 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 9 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Catered lunch available on Saturday for $5 per person.
Featuring veteran middle school pastors Heather Flies, Wooddale Church, MN; Nate Severson, Hillcrest Covenant Church, KS; and Scott Rubin, Willow Creek Church, IL
Working with middle school students can be like riding a roller coaster: their emotions are up and down, and their development varies from day to day, student to student. This training will help provide a road map for you and your team to reach your destination with middle school students.
Topics to Include:
- Friday Evening
- Why Middle School Ministry Is Important and Unique
- Middle School Adolescent Development
- Panel Discussion: Separate Ministry vs Family Based Youth Ministry
- Building Middle School Relationships
- Middle School Programming
- Discipline and Respect
- Pastoral Care
- Self Care
Contact CYMS at 773-244-5207 for details.