Brides Cake Ice Cream and Evangelization

Come find out what ice cream has to do with evangelization, and how to empower your youth to more comfortably and confidently share their faith. This workshop will give you practical ideas that you can use right away to encourage regular evangelization in your ministry, and to empower your youth to evangelize outside of their campus ministry events and youth group meetings.

  • Date:Saturday, December 8
  • Time:2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Session Type:Breakout
  • Session Code:D10
  • Submitter - First Name:Claire
  • Submitter - Last Name:Gallagher
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  • Thematic Categories:Best Practices (in Youth Ministry‚ Faith Formation‚ Technology‚ etc…), Evangelization, High School Campus Ministry, Leadership Developent and Skills, Youth Ministry Models and Methods
  • Session Outcome 1:Sharing your faith is a lot like telling people how good ice cream is. In New Orleans, groceries couldn't keep Brides Cake ice cream on the shelves once the word got out. People want to try it when they hear how good it is! When people see the joy Christ brings to others, they want it too.
  • Session Outcome 2:1) What evangelization is: 1. Sharing your story. 2.Encountering others in love and charity. 3. Being a leader/positive influence. 2) What evangelization is NOT--1. Accusing. 2. Arguing. 3. Answering (We do not always have all the answers).3) The role of relational ministry in evangelization.
  • Session Outcome 3:Imagine if we talked about our faith the way people talked about Brides Cake Ice Cream. (Show news clips of people talking about this ice cream, literally as if they worshiped it.Practical ideas for encouraging evangelization in youth ministry settings that can be implemented right away.
Claire Gallagher
St. Mary's Dominican High School