Mission DC Day 2 Recap & Reflections

Recap Today was another day of good hard work. In the morning we headed to DC Central Kitchen where we prepped a number of meals by peeling carrots, cutting lettuce, mixing soups, and generally doing all manner of cookery. The teens enjoyed the opportunity to serve. We ran into another group of teens in the […]

Mission DC Day 1 Recap & Reflections

Recap Yesterday was a jam-packed day of hard work and hopefulness. Our team of teenagers serve in the morning at So Others May Eat (S.O.M.E) for short. We served approximately three hundred people a hot breakfast in about two hours time. It was an opportunity for us to interact with and serve some of the […]

Three Things I Love about Youth Ministry

I’ve been involved in youth ministry now for almost six years, between volunteering and being on full-time staff. And I think I’m beginning to get a grasp of the broad range of things that youth ministry entails, from planning and administration, to connecting with kids and just building relationships of encouragement. Some of it I […]

Youth Ministry Leadership Quick Tip: Go After the One

The following post was written by Stephen Law, a member of our youth ministry staff at Grace Covenant Church. This post is part of the on-going training that we do with our adult leaders. For more information about our ministry, check out oneightydc.com My first year of youth group, I was 5’0’’ tall, 120 lbs, […]