Following on from my previous video on ‘Observation’ here is my latest one where I discuss what it is like to start being visible as a detached youthworker in a community: Detached youthwork – Beyond Observation The previous 2 videos can also be viewed on the same you tube channel – Hope it helps! Continue reading Video: Detached stage 1 1/2.. observation + visibility
A recurring conversation amongst many people involved in youth ministry and church ministry overall is We get loads of people to come to our toddler group – but very few come to sunday worship or a similar one looks like this Quite a few people enjoy our lunch club, but even though we try, not make come to the special easter services In Youth Ministry, … Continue reading Does developing group work offer a clue to growing church?
I generally find it really difficult to identify a night out on detached as being anything other than useful in the overall process of detached youthwork in the context of the local community. No moment in many ways is a waste; as it gives the worker opportunity to observe the present nature of the community, the social, economic and physical dynamics and interactions. The opportunity … Continue reading What makes for a successful night out on detached?