* Do you lead a youth group that includes mostly girls? Ministering to young women presents its own unique challenges---and this handbook will help you explore their world, create opportunities for their spiritual growth, develop leaders, recruit and empower volunteers, and more. Includes retreat and event ideas, conversation starters, and reproducible handouts. 144 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
For Girls Only! Fact #1Chances are that girls make up half or more of your youth group. Fact #2Ministering to girls presents unique challenges and opportunities. Fact #3Because of facts #1 and 2, you need Girls Ministry 101. This handbook on meeting your girls all-important spiritual needs will take you from zero to full speed as you: Discover secrets of building relationships with teenage girls. Explore your girls worlds. Recruit and empower volunteers. Create opportunities for young women to grow. Packed with insights and wisdom from youth ministers experienced in working with teenage girls, Girls Ministry 101 also offers ideas for finding and training the right woman for the job, events and retreats, questions to spark conversation, and much, much more. Whether youre a man or a woman, a vet or a volunteer, Girls Ministry 101 will provide you with the tools to make sure that the love of Christ is effectively conveyed to the girls in your group.
Whitney has discipled and mentored young women for over fifteen years. She has led Bible studies, written devotional material and planned girls' events and programs. She currently lives in Tyler, Texas.
'...a step-by-step handbook on starting a girls' group from its innception through full-blown weekly programming, leadership development, mentoring, and special events....[Includes] substantive ideas...in the areas of building genuine relationships and involving girls in service projects....A quick read that can be used on the fly, as a refresher on ministry basics, or for detailed event ideas.
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