Do you justify the relationships you make? Are you someone who thinks there must be a reason for your relationships? As a youth worker my role is to develop relationships with young people. I am commanded to build trusted relationships. It is that simple. But in order to gain funding for this work I am […]
This week has been all about praying, reading and waiting on God. Monday, I met with the lads on the field and it really is too dark now. We need the container and/or some form of lighting if we want to continue using the field. We met Friday at the field and if you look […]
Hart’s Ladder of Participation is a model that can be used when developing and working on youth participation projects. It aims to enable young people to take an active part in decision making, and give them the opportunity to have a ‘voice’ in society. Hart states there are 8 steps on the ‘Ladder of Participation” […]
The title has two meanings: Last night we were on the field and had a lovely time. We lit a couple of fires, one to cook on and one to keep warm. It went dark very quickly and the ground was very wet so we didn’t do the running around we had done previously. Everyone, […]
And we keep building. The bench has gone from a single bench to a corner bench to a corner bench with trellis and we will eventually add a roof!
Monday (18th) Funding bid All Churches trust for Building on school field. Friday (22nd) Rich spending loads of hours on way forward as youth club and as a church. Lots of reading praying and notes made and distributed to people for comments Sunday (25th) Risk assessed waterfall trip for poss youth club outing. Rich contacted […]
A laid back youth club with everyone just hanging out and chatting with a fire. And we carried on with the work on the bench – it will be finished one day!
An eventful week: (Monday) Lads group on the field with fires and grrrr (5 lads) (Wednesday) Bumped into young person from FRA and parent who were desperate for Rich to help with the situation in school which is deteriorating for yp. (AM Friday) Planned an impromptu youth group meeting tonight. (PM Friday) Youth club fire, […]
What an amazing day and one of the young people became a Christian. It was a bit wet today but still enjoyable and at the end of the day in the youth tent one of the young people went and chatted to a counsellor and became a Christian. Minibus has cost us £100 over the […]
First day at Glo and it is amazing. There is so much to do and see and the worship and talks are great. We have the minibus and we have 7 young people with us. I hope they enjoy and get something out of it.