Resources for Ministry with Young Adults

I have decided to start collecting some online resources for ministry with young adults. If you know of something that should be added to this working list, please feel free to post it in the comments section of this blog. Thanks!

UMC Resources
UMC Young Adult Network
-General Board of Discipleship, ministry with Young Adults

Research
-“Pockets of ‘Youthfulness’ in Aging Denomination”–report by The Lewis Center for Church Leadership
-“Survey of Campus Ministers”–report by The Lewis Center for Church Leadership
Generation Me, research by Jean Twenge about people born after 1970
After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion, Robert Wuthnow
Demographics on Adolescent and Young Adult Health
-Ivy Jungle’s 2008 report: “The State of Campus Ministry”

Campus Ministry
College Union, a website for United Methodists in Campus Ministry
Ivy Jungle, an association of people who minister to college students.

Resources
Reading List for Campus Ministers
-Young Adult Network Resources
Review of First Year Out, a book about the first year after high school by Tim Clydesdale
-“A Long Adolescence in a Lame Direction,” by Chris Kiesling. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

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About ashleealley

I am the Clergy Recruitment and Development Coordinator for the Great Plains United Methodist Church. I particularly enjoy helping people see what God is calling them to do and knowing how to respond to that. I'm an ordained deacon in the UMC. When I'm not deacon-ing, I run, or read, or spend time with family or friends.
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