Yesterday I led a workshop on preparing young people and adults for baptism and confirmation. Here’s a list of resources that may be helpful. It is important to say that learners vary considerably, from those who have no Christian background to those who have grown up in the church, from teenagers to older adults. You need to find resources that work for your setting.
Also, stay tuned for an announcement about the forthcoming “We are the Uniting Church: Our Faith” series of six vidoes plus discussion guide.
Belonging Kit by Cheryl Lawrie (editor)
Uniting Church Press, 1998
Available from Mediacom
This is a modular approach featuring twelve sessions and a flexible range of teaching a learning options – group discussion sessions, mentor sessions, teaching notes, action learning activities, Bible studies and journaling. The themes combine exploration of belief with exploring discipleship.
The kit may be photocopied for local use (ie. you only need to purchase one copy). Includes a double CD of music and stories.
Session titles: Belonging to God; Belonging to God’s People; Belonging to God’s World; Believing in God; Believing in Jesus Christ; Believing the Good News; Growing in Worship; Growing in the Spirit; Growing with Scripture; Sharing Our Gifts; Sharing Our Faith; Sharing Our World.Continue Reading