Week 1: Hope

In light of the ever changing landscape of youth ministry and the recent COVID restrictions that we are going through our office has provided this push and play model for youth night engagement of teens at your parish.

Youth Ministers are invited to use the downloadable PDF of the Virtual Youth Night below to assist in planning of your upcoming youth nights. We will continue to release youth nights throughout the next weeks of Advent.

5 Min:

Opening Prayer

5 Min:

Introduction Video 1 – Advent, the Wreath, and Hope

In this video we share the season of advent, an explanation of the advent wreath and an introduction to the topic of hope.

5 Min: Read ISAIAH 63:16B-17, 19B; 64:2-7

5 – 15 Min:

YouTube Video link 1- YouTube video on Hope

Choose a video below to share with youth. Review this video with youth and discuss their first impressions.

3 Min – Hope – Advent Week 1

3 Min – Advent Week 1: Hope

14 Min – Deep Dive Video on Hope

10 Min:

Discussion Breakout Session

Break the group up into groups of 4 -6 (Breakout rooms preferable) and discuss the following questions:

  • What is hope to you?
  • In what ways have you wandered in your life 
  • In what ways have you seeked God, & in seeking God found your way home? 

5 Min:

Large Group Discussion

Reunite the group and discuss highlights from small group conversations.

5 Min:

Closing prayer

Check Out Week 2 – Witness & Prophecy Below