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Nearly 200 ideas for planning meaningful, memorable experiences for your kids. From the leaders in youth ministry, Youth Specialties, comes the most complete library of programming resources on this planet It led the way for 20th century youth ministry programming. Now the dynamic, updated Ideas Library sets the pace for 21st century youth groups. Totally redesigned and restructured from the inside out, this groundbreaking 11-volume library gives youth leaders - the most off-the-wall games and crowd breakers - the most creative and unchurchy Bible lessons - the most attention-getting publicity campaigns - a huge collection of laugh-till-you-cry skits and dramas that illustrate the
Bible's principles in action today - special events of every kind - holiday ideas for everything from Christmas and Easter to the Super Bowl and Groundhog Day Convenient, topical organization makes it easy to find the right idea for the right occasion, from action-packed games to dynamite camps and retreats. The Ideas Library is the most complete collection of youth ministry programming ideas on earth! All brought to you by Youth Specialties--the ministry whose heartbeat is to help youth leaders raise up young adults strong in the faith.
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Over 200 festive ideas for cranking up celebrations for every holiday imaginable! - Christmas . . . Here's your one-stop Christmas programming center. You'll find everything you need for the merriest Advent and Christmas season ever -- goofy games, crazy carols, outrageous outings, and silly skits to fill even the biggest Christmas stocking. And, of course, Christmasy meetings and lessons to help your kids focus on the real reason for the season. - Easter & Lent . . . Worship activities, reenactments, Bible lessons, meeting plans, and service projects, all designed to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Plus games, puzzles, craft projects, and scavenger hunt ideas -- all tied to an Easter theme. - Valentine's Day . . . Play a memorable February 14th with these icebreakers, games, songs, activities, and Bible lessons -- all about love, whether human or divine. - Thanksgiving . . . Wait until you see the potful of ideas that youth workers from Cape Cod to all points west have cooked up for you -- Thanksgiving craft projects, skits, outings, parties, service projects, and Bible lessons. Plus More . . . All kinds of party and meeting ideas for St. Patrick's Day, New Year's, Halloween, Super Bowl Sunday, April Fool's Day, Mother's and Father's Day celebrations, and graduation. Whether you're a youth worker or a recreation director in a church, school, club, or camp -- Holiday Ideas is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.
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