March 2021 News Perspective Online

Reaching Youth

“Reboot: The Congregation as Youth Worker,” the Lilly Endowment funded initiative at Perkins, has released the first guide for churches interested in implementing an innovative model for a congregational ministry with youth. Along with co-directors, Bart Patton and Rev. Dr. Priscilla Pope-Levison, Victoria Sun Esparza, founder and CEO of In the Water designs and Perkins alumna (M. Div. 2019), developed this guide to help congregations assess their current youth ministry’s challenges and opportunities through design-thinking strategies. Read the story and find out where to download the guide here.