Item description for Planning a Youth Service Week: All You Need to Know About... by Lee Danesco...
Overview Planning A Youth Service Week is a practical guidebook for both experienced and first-time youth ministers, and for experienced DREs and catchists who want to empower teens to create and carry out an extended program of Christian service. Lee Danesco offers concrete, tried-and-tested information that can be readily adapted to make a youth service program a reality in your parish. Chapters include: * Tips for the director on how to keep the program well-organized and running smoothly, as well as how to be a "cheerleader" and mentor for the teens; * Guidelines for helping teens decide on the objective, theme, and model for the program; * An outline of the organization meeting; * The nuts-and-bolts of choosing and contacting service sites; * Examples of actual service projects, and more. The author also provides sample letters and forms that you can adapt or reproduce according to your needs. Planning A Youth Service Week can be used to organize a service program for teens during summer vacation, school breaks, or even over long weekends. It will be an invaluable companion resource to confirmation or other catechetical programs with a service component.
Publishers Description This practical guidebook will help youth ministers and catechists to create and carry out an extended program of Christian service for teens. It can be readily adapted to make a youth service program a reality in any parish at any time of year.
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Studio: Twenty-Third Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.96" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.18" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2001
Publisher Twenty-Third Publications
ISBN 1585951455 ISBN13 9781585951451
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More About Lee Danesco
Danesco has served as Director of Religious Education at St. Mary's Parish in Foxboro, Massachusetts for over 20 years, and as a full-time Pastoral Associate since 1995. For the past five years she has worked with the parish teens to create and produce a Youth Service Week program.
Lee Danesco currently resides in the state of Massachusetts.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Planning a Youth Service Week?
This book can help you get kids involved! Mar 9, 2002
Lee Danesco has 20 years experience and then some working with kids who do service. Her basic pointers on running- or letting the kids run- a successful week of communtity service projects is a great way to get started if you havent run a program before, and a good resource if you've already put together a program. For religious and non-religious youth leaders alike.