Isn’t it though

Good morning! Welcome to Youthblog news, putting the fun, variation and quality in inFormal edcUcatioN, Voluntary pARticIpaTION and eQUAL opportunITY …… as well as mucking around with words, and generally wittering about youth work and ministry.
But first, the news of stuff around the Diocese:
Vertigo Academy. The next Academy (Discipleship training for young people in Oxfordshire) is happening on Jan 23rd (ahead of the next Vertigo on Feb 13th). Details of the Academy from the St Andrews website.
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Totally Wired Windsor Baptist Church on the 16th March “An essential seminar for all parents, church leaders, youth leaders and anyone who cares about young people and the technology revolution” TWFlyer.pdf
Youth Forum day: exploring Living Faith May 15th
Yellow Braces Diocesan Camp: July 9th – 11th
Taize trip for 15-30 year olds: 24th July – Aug 3rd
Oh and if anyone didn’t get the copy of Youthwork Update via their incumbent: Update nov 2009.pdf
I recently came across this Community Mission web site which I’m flagging up here for myself ….. but you should take a look too!
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AND FINALLY ….
I found these Human Hamster Balls that claim to be great for youth groups!
I’d be struggling with the risk assessment on sending a teenager we’re responsible for out over a lake in an oxygen-limited rip-able sphere!
(For a bunch of me and my fellow Youth workers however, that’s a different story …..
BIG BIG FUN, bring it on!)