Youthwork is good for young people and society , heres 50 reasons why (#yww18)

Its Friday of National Youth work week and to celebrate all things positive and empowering about youthwork practices in the UK. The NYA have run a campaign on describing youthwork, and the evidence of these can be seen via Twitter here are few of the images, from the twitter feed, to capture some of the sense of what youthwork means to many people involved in … Continue reading Youthwork is good for young people and society , heres 50 reasons why (#yww18)

Youthwork: learning from the water carrier

“As soon as you enter Jerusalem, a man carrying a pitcher of water will meet you. Follow him. At the house he enters, say to the owner, The teacher asks – where is the room that i can eat the passover meal with my disciples” (Luke 22: 10-12) Possibly not the most well known episodes, statement or actions of Jesus, an unremarkable instruction. But , … Continue reading Youthwork: learning from the water carrier

Being a detached youthworker without any detached youthwork…

I think my wife noticed the itchiness of my feet over the weekend, it had been all of 2 weeks since my last detached youthwork sessions with Sidewalk ( two epic final sessions i might add) what seems a long time ago in the middle of August. It was about 7.30pm on Saturday night, we’d been out all day ( to the beach where else!) … Continue reading Being a detached youthworker without any detached youthwork…