How to reach young people?

 Image: Brooke Cagle,  Unsplash

Image: Brooke Cagle, Unsplash

How to reach young people?

A topic from the World Cafe session of the National Gathering 2017.

  • Trust is precarious - be careful not to go outside of parents’ authority
  • Chance for young Muslims to get to know Christians first-hand rather than misconceptions taught
  • Children provide natural connection to build relationship

Examples:

  • Informal sports, e.g. football/cricket in park; Tae Kwon Do
  • Parenting and Play groups opportunity for parents and children to socialise
  • Some activities that have helped: Youth clubs, Messy Church (mind gender arrangements)
  • Opportunity to share Bible Stories, e.g. school assemblies (Open the Book), Christmas and Easter events in community