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Youth Ministry Resources

For more, see the Youth Ministry page.

Contact People

  • Ron deVries, Youth Ministry Catalyzer ([email protected])
  • Youth Ministry Champions: Thrive has gathered a growing network of Youth Ministry Champions; the goal is to have one for every CRC Classis. Each champion works to empower and encourage those working on the frontlines of congregational youth ministry.





  • Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church
  • Growing With: Every parent's guide to helping teenagers and young adults thrive in their faith, family and future

Contact your regional catalyzer to host a workshop at your church.


  • Spiritual Characteristics of Teens Part One

    Anyone who parents teens or works with them knows that they are a diverse group whose spiritual growth varies widely. Listen and learn from this webinar that took place on October 10, 2017 and looks at the spiritual characteristics of teens.
  • Spiritual Characteristics of Teens Part Two

    In part two of this webinar series, we look deeply into what makes teens "tick" spiritually and how that impacts them, their families, and the church's ministries. Webinar lead by Ron deVries and Arek O'Connell.

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