Resources for Starting or Enhancing Youth Ministry

Behind a successful Sunday school program and youth ministry are planning, training and resources.

Youth and Family Ministry Guide (#6010)

Grow a dynamic youth and family ministry program with time-proven practices captured in this 290-page resource. Loaded with ideas, information, forms (provided on a CD) and resource suggestions, this is the bible for setting up, running and growing an exciting youth program.

Subjects include:

  • Director and program considerations
  • Understanding our Unity roots and church culture
  • Creating the Sunday morning experience
  • Curriculum and lesson planning
  • Understanding children and teens
  • Nursery and child care
  • Communication
  • Financial foundations
  • Equipping the facilities
  • Volunteer team building, training and recognition
  • Sacred safety (risk management)
  • Creating vision, mission and goals
  • Resources
  • Forms CD with forms to use and personalize


Uniteen Program Guide - Part I (#1390)

Create a dynamic junior high program. Part 1 starts with the basics—what is a Uniteen, group leadership, group building, events, communication, and more. Reproducible pages for organizing and conducting programs are included.

Uniteen Program Guide - Part II (#1392)

Expanding on Part 1, this guide includes sections on: spiritual and educational tools, how to prepare lessons, facilitating prayer/meditation, ceremonies, celebrations, and event planning. A Q&A section covering various topics is also included.

YOU Handbook (#1330)

Essential in providing the basics for an active Youth of Unity program, this manual provides information relating to: the sponsor's role and responsibilities; forming and conducting YOU groups; developing leaders; and local, regional and national events.