Inspire Young People to “Get Off the Couch” and Transform the World

  • Joan Weber, Center for Ministry Development

Pope Francis called on youth to get off the couch and go out to make the world a better place. This workshop will provide practical, creative ways we can motivate youth to serve others, utilizing Scripture and Catholic social teaching. We will also explore ways they can take action against injustice and serve those most in need in our world.

  • Date:Friday, December 7
  • Time:9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Session Type:Breakout
  • Session Code:A10
  • Submitter - First Name:Joan
  • Submitter - Last Name:Weber
  • Submitter - Email
  • Thematic Categories:Justice‚ Service‚ Missions and Workcamps
  • Session Outcome 1:how Scripture and Catholic social teaching call disciples to serve those who are poor and vulnerable in our world;
  • Session Outcome 2:how to equip young people to be advocates for those whose voices are not heard and to speak out whenever they see injustice;
  • Session Outcome 3:the value in service projects and mission trips and how they are a vital part of being missionary disciples.
Joan Weber
Center for Ministry Development