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Youth Group Lessons

Here are some of our FREE youth group lessons.

We’re all about helping youth ministry leaders save time and money. That’s what this website is all about.

These free youth group lessons save you time because you don’t have to create them from scratch. That gives you more time to invest in the lives of students, volunteers, and parents.

And of course they save you money, because they’re free. Awesome! But free doesn’t mean low quality. We pay our team of writers, who are all youth ministry leaders like yourself, to create these lessons. That’s our way of making sure they’re top notch.

In addition to saving you time and money, I’m also excited to help you point students to Jesus with these free lessons.

While all the lessons linked on this page are free, we do have youth group series and games available in our online store. All our paid stuff is even bigger and better than the free stuff.

In fact, here is the featured item in our store:

BLACK FRIDAY DEAL: Save 40% on all non-bundle items in our store now through Monday, November 29! Includes teaching curriculum (youth, junior high & kids), small group Bible study curriculum, and game packs.

Your role as a youth ministry leader is really important. Whether you’re a full-time youth pastor, bi-vocational youth pastor, small group leader, or whatever your role is – YOU have the privilege of pointing students to Jesus. You get to join in on God’s activity in the lives of young people. That’s so cool.

Keep up the great work you’re doing!

– Nick Diliberto, Ministry to Youth

FREE YOUTH GROUP LESSONS

Thanksgiving Lessons & Games:

Gratitude – Bible Passage: Luke 17:11-19. Bottom Line: Because of all that God has done for us, we should respond with an attitude of gratitude.

Being Thankful – Bible: Colossians 2:6-7; Ephesians 5:20; 1 Chronicles 16:34. Bottom Line: God has blessed us with so much, but sometimes, we take that for granted and forget to be thankful. We should take the time to be thankful for all the things in our life, so that we can live our lives in Him, overflowing with thankfulness.

Gratitude – Includes a fun game with a quick lesson based on Philippians 1:4-5.

Christmas Lessons:

New Lessons:

Junior High Lesson on God’s Word – Bible: 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:16 and Philippians 4:8. Main idea: God uses His Word to speak to you and work in your hearts and lives.

Purpose – Bible: 1 Samuel 16-20; Psalm 138:8; Philippians 1:6. Main idea: When you let go of what you think your life should be, then you can discover God’s plans for you.

Small Group Lesson on 2 Corinthians – Bible: 2 Corinthians 1-3. Themes: Grace & peace; God’s comfort in times of trouble; Being strong in Christ; Forgiveness; and the New Covenant.

Friendships – Bible: Proverbs 17:17. Main idea: You have to be willing to take a risk to really love and serve your friends.

Rooted in God’s Word – Psalm 1:1-3; Ecclesiastes 3:11; Romans 1:19-20; 2 Peter 1:3; Romans 10:9-10. Main idea: When you are planted in God’s Word, He will produce growth in your life.

Summer Survival Guide – Bible: John 10:10. Main idea: Decisions you make today shape who you will become tomorrow.

Independence Day (Fourth of July) – Bible: Galatians 5:1 and various other passages. Main idea: Because of Jesus, we are free from the penalty and power of sin in our lives.

St. Patrick’s Day – 1 Peter 1:18-19

Youth Group Lessons on Racism:

  • Lesson 1: What is Racism? (Luke 10:25-37; Ephesian 2:10; James 2:1-9; Jeremiah 17:9-10)
  • Lesson 2: Racial Bias (Matthew 7:1-5; Galatians 3:28; 2 Corinthians 5:17-20)
  • Lesson 3: Overcoming Hatred (1 John 2: 9-11; 3:13 -15; 4:16-21)
  • Lesson 4: Discrimination (Proverbs 6:16-19; James 2:23-24; Galatians 3:27-29)

Topical Lessons:

Salvation – John 14:6

Prayer – James 5:16

Disappointment – Matthew 11:1-6

God’s Power – Isaiah 40:29 (NLT); Romans 7:24-25 (MSG)

Authenticity – 2 Corinthians 12:9-10; James 5:16; Philippians 2:5-11

Sharing Your Faith – Mark 16:15-16; Romans 1:16

Friendships – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10; Hebrews 10:24-25; Proverbs 27:17

Back to School – Exodus 1:22-2:10, 5:1-9, 5:19-21

Restoration – Galatians 6:1

Holiness – 1 Peter 1:14-16; Colossians 3:12-17

Father’s Day – Isaiah 64:8; Romans 8:15; John 14:9-11

Compassion – Hebrews 4:15-16; John 11:28-36

Making an Impact – John 13:34-35; Acts 8:26-40

Strength – 2 Corinthians 12:7-10; 1 Corinthians 1:27

Influence – Matthew 5:13

Palm Sunday – Luke 19:36-37

Addictive Habits – 1 Corinthians 10:13

Spiritual Growth – Matthew 13:1-9

Instafame – Matthew 5:14-16

Lent – Matthew 4:1-11

1 Corinthians 13 (Selfless love) – 1 Corinthians 13

Valentine’s Day – Revelation 2:1-7; 2 Corinthians 5:14

Comparison – Philippians 4:10-13

Parables – Matthew 13:31-32; 2 Corinthians 4:7-8

Perspective – Colossians 3:1-4; Revelation 21:3-4

New Year’s Lesson – Ephesians 4:17-24

Mary and Joseph – Luke 1:26-38; Matthew 1:18-25

Accountability – Ecclesiastes 4:12

Tough Times – 2 Corinthians 4:7-9

Going Deeper – John 7:37-39; Isaiah 55:1; John 4:14; Ezekiel 47:1-7; Ezekiel 47:8-12

Disappointment – John 16:33

Graduation – Proverbs 16:9

Mother’s Day – Isaiah 66:13; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Earth Day – Genesis 1

Easter – John 20:11-18

Prodigal Son – Luke 15:11-32

True Love – Revelation 2:4-5

Popularity – Galatians 1:10

Mercy – Micah 6:8

The Christmas Story – Luke 2:1-20

Betrayal – Luke 22:47-63

Creation – Romans 1:20

Compromise – Philippians 1:27

Lust – 1 John 2:15-17

Letting Go – Isaiah 43:18-20

The Lord’s Prayer – Matthew 6:9-13

Loyalty – Proverbs 3: 3-6

Following Jesus – Luke 9:23-27

Materialism – Matthew 6:19-34

Obedience – 2 John 1:6

Boldness – Acts 4:1-15

Outreach – Romans 10:12-15

Money –  Matthew 6:19-21, 24

Father’s Day – 1 John 3:1-3

Esther – Esther 4:12-13

Salt and Light – Matthew 5:13; Matthew 5:14-16

Decisions – Proverbs 3:5-6

Joshua – Joshua 1:9

Nehemiah – Nehemiah 1:1-4

Peace – Matthew 5:9

Moses – Exodus 14: 21-31

Jesus – Mark 1:35-39

Self-Image – Psalm 139:13-15

Trust – Proverbs 3:5-6

Distractions – Hebrews 12:1-2; Genesis 37-50

Depression – Psalm 40

Christmas – Matthew 23:27

Thanksgiving – Luke 17:11-19

Unity – Galatians 3:26-28

Happiness – Matthew 5:1-12

God’s Love – Romans 8:38-39

Lent – Luke 4: 1-13; Philippians 2

Easter – Matthew 28: 1–10

Who God Says You Are  – Exodus 14:14; Ephesians 2:10; Romans 8:37

Doubt – Psalm 10

Family – Joshua 24: 15

Honesty – Luke 16:1-15

Labels – 1 Samuel 16:7

Confidence – Jeremiah 17:5-8

Job – Job 38-39

Pride – Luke 18:9-14

Temptation – 1 Corinthians 10:12-13

Freedom (Memorial Day) – Luke 4:14-21

Encouragement – 1 Thessalonians 5:11, Philippians 1:3-11

Pentecost – Acts 2:1-13

Missions – Acts 1:1-11

Mother’s Day – Proverbs 31

Fear – Isaiah 41:9-10

Leadership – Daniel 1

Integrity – Psalm 139:23-24

Quiet Time – James 4:8-10

Social Media – Colossians 3: 16-17

Hope – Psalm 25:5, Psalm 42:5, Psalm 62:5

New Year’s Lesson – Deuteronomy 6:1–12; 8:11; Gen. 12:7–8; 13:3–4; Psalm 105:1–5

Fruits of the Spirit – John 15:5, Galatians 5:20:22–23, Proverbs 16:32, Matthew 5:43–48

Grace – Romans 6:23

Change – Matthew 6:31-33

Forgiveness – Matthew 18:21–35; Colossians 3:13

Humility – Matthew 20:25

Wisdom – Proverbs 1:7

Acceptance – Colossians 3:12-13 (NLT)

Giving – Luke 6:38

Attitude – Ephesians 4:31-32

Character – Romans 5:3-5

Joy – Romans 15:13

Community – Acts 2:42-43

Stress – Matthew 6:31-34

Kindness – Colossians 3:12; Job 6:14

Perseverance – Hebrews 12:1-2; 2 Timothy 4:7; Romans 5:3-5

Thankfulness – Colossians 2:6-7; Ephesians 5:20; 1 Chronicles 16:34

Appearance – 1 Samuel 16:7; Matthew 23:25-26

Worry – Matthew 6:25-27

God’s Blessings – Psalm 1:1-3

Evangelism – Matthew 13:44

Priorities – Psalm 90:12; Ephesians 5:15-17; James 4:14

Discipleship – Matthew 8: 18-22 & Matthew 5:3-10 (MSG)

Choices – Romans 12:1-2

Judging Others – John 8: 3-11; Ephesians 2: 8-9; Mark 2: 15-17; Matthew 7: 1-5 (NLT)

Relationship with God – Luke 10:38-42

Respect – 1 Samuel 24:8-10

Friendship – Proverbs 17:9; Colossians 3:13

Bullying – Matthew 5: 43-44

St. Patrick’s Day – Romans 10: 13-15; Romans 12:6-8; Matthew 5:13-16

Faith – Psalm 119:105 & Hebrews 11:1

Identity – 1 Peter 2:9-10

Valentine’s Day (Love) – John 3:16

Easter – Luke 24: 1-8; Mark 8: 31; Romans 6: 6-11

Prayer – 1 Peter 2:9-10

Here are some of our free Easter youth group lessons & games:

View this Easter Youth Group Lesson. Main point: With God’s help, the power of sin in your life can be broken! Bible: Matthew 28: 1–10

Check out this other Easter lesson. Main point: Why “empty” is a good thing. Bible:  Luke 24: 1-8; Mark 8: 31; Romans 6: 6-1

Check out this awesome Youth Group Game on Easter. It also includes a short Easter bible lesson.

If you’re creating your own Easter message, you’ll want to read this blog post: How to Make Your Easter Message Stick.

New Year’s Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 (Ephesians 4:17-24): Your life can make a difference in the new year.
  • Lesson 2 (Deuteronomy 6:1–12; 8:11; Gen. 12:7–8; 13:3–4; Psalm 105:1–5): Reflect on what God has done last year in your life.

Summer Lessons & Games:

Frozen Legos – Bible: 2 Peter 3:9; Topic: Patience

The Ultimate Race – Bible: Hebrews 12:1-3. Topic: With God’s help, you can “run the race” and come out victorious no matter what trials and temptations you face.

The Bigness of God – Bible: Psalm 19:1-2. Topic: In every moment, God’s existence, power, wisdom, and goodness, are being declared by creation.

Summer Slam – Topic: How to Treat Others. Bible: Philippians 2:1-4

Condiment Creations – Topic: You’re Fearfully and Wonderfully Made; Bible: Psalms 139:14

More coming soon!

130 Replies to “Youth Group Lessons”

  1. Johnathan Craig
    • May 30, 2015

    This is awesome!

    Reply 8 Response
    1. Johnny
      • February 27, 2017

      Thank you so much for sharing all these ressources! Teaching Bible to Teenagers is a big challenge! I found wonderful ideas here!Let me know if you have an site where other ideas can be contributed as well. (from Bible teachers)
      God bless deeply your ministries!

      Reply 1 Response
      1. Becky Forkel
        • February 28, 2017

        Hi Johnny!

        Thanks so much for taking the time to share with us. We have two other sister websites – preteen ministry.net (for students grades 4-6) and juniorhighministry.org for middle school students and leaders.

        You should check them out!

        Reply 2 Response
        1. Raquel Ruiz
          • March 4, 2019

          What are some lessons that are good for a new Christian youth from grades 6 through 12?

          Reply 1 Response
          1. Kristy Preston
            • March 5, 2019

            Hi Raquel,
            Here is a link to our preteen lesson on salvation.
            https://preteenministry.net/preteen-youth-group-lesson-salvation/
            On each of our websites, we have free lessons for preteens-teens.That covers so many topics to teach. These lessons will also give you insight on how we set up the lessons in our series, that we sell on each site. Please let me know if I can assist you further by emailing me at kristy@ministrytoyouth.com

            https://preteenministry.net/category/free-preteen-bible-lessons/
            https://juniorhighministry.org/category/free-jr-high-lessons/
            https://ministrytoyouth.com/youth-group-lessons/

        2. Esther Mambu
          • August 2, 2021

          My name is Esther and I’m very interested in the youth ministry I have my children watch wins at the age of 13 I just want them to know Jesus and grow with Jesus so I’m very interested in the free online lessons but I don’t know how to go about them please help me

          Reply 1 Response
    2. Jose Navarro
      • April 7, 2017

      You have anything in Holy Week

      Reply 1 Response
    3. Enoch Kambale
      • May 6, 2017

      Awesome!

      Reply
    4. Prestonia hawkins
      • December 14, 2018

      Hi do yall send these lesssons out in the mail to teens who are not in the group. Or who dont. Have a computer

      Reply 1 Response
      1. Kristy Preston
        • December 15, 2018

        Hi Prestonia, I’m sorry at this time we do not send out any physical products.

        Reply 1 Response
        1. Jonathan Sakuwaha
          • March 20, 2019

          Thank you brethren for a job well done.In the quest to learn more as youths,ure bringing Christ through His word.Not only in hearing but also acting in the word.May the Lord reveal Himself and grant u more grace to continue undertaking this unconditional task in Jesus’ mighty name

          Reply 1 Response
          1. Kristy Preston
            • March 20, 2019

            Hi Jonathan,
            Thank you so much for reaching out to let us know how much you appreciate what we are doing for the youth. We love what we do here at MTY and it’s always a blessing to hear positive feedback. God Bless!

    5. Damaris Onyango
      • January 4, 2019

      God bless you for sharing this topics. They were indeed helpful

      Reply
    6. Forest Brian
      • October 3, 2019

      Thank you very much, i have been stuck but this is gonna kick start me. God bless u

      Reply 1 Response
      1. Kristy Preston
        • October 3, 2019

        Hi Brian,
        Awesome, we are glad that you found the lessons useful with your students!

        Reply
    7. Bismark munyoki kilonzo
      • February 26, 2020

      It’s awesome sermon for youth may the almighty God bless you my bretheren.
      I’m proud of you

      Reply
    8. Abbie
      • July 7, 2020

      This is so cool, I am a teen looking to teach my peers, and I think this will help for that too.

      Reply 1 Response
      1. Kate Forkel
        • July 8, 2020

        We’re so happy to hear that!

        Reply
  2. nikolau seduadua junior
    • August 24, 2015

    i take this time to give thanks to our lord and to your ministry pastor for giving me the youth lesson so that i can be the one to help my youth to become more discipline and strong to our lord jesus christ. god bless your ministry.

    Reply
  3. JP Smits
    • August 31, 2015

    I bought a package from you, signed in, and now I can’t find out how to download it??
    Where is the link on the web page for things that I’ve purchased and can download?
    I click on “back to school” and it takes me to a page to purchase it?
    please help.
    JP

    Reply 1 Response
  4. Mandy Brown
    • November 18, 2015

    How do I get added to your email list? I looked for a place on the website but didn’t see the option. Thank you!

    Reply 2 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • November 22, 2015

      On homepage, enter your email to get the top 10 games and lessons, or the popup to get top 10 games and lessons. That will do it 🙂

      Reply
    2. Rod Hocott
      • August 30, 2018

      Love getting ideas from you and thank you so much for sharing.
      I have changed churches and therefore need to change email addresses.
      Thanka again,
      rh

      Reply 1 Response
  5. Etepa
    • February 12, 2016

    Hey every one just want to say that this is the best site ever!!! I can look up any lessons I want and they all ways have the best and appropriate lessons for my second, fifth, and sixth graders 🙂

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • February 15, 2016

      So awesome! Thanks for commenting!

      Reply
  6. ANNIE G
    • February 19, 2016

    THIS IS SO AWESOME! TRULY I’M SO EXCITED, I WAS SO LOST IN THE FRESH IDEA DEPARTMENT FOR FUN , INNOVATIVE WAYS TO EXCITE BUT ALSO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION AT THE SAME TIME WITH GOD’S YOUTH! I’M SO BLESSED BY THESE LESSON’S I JUST THANK YOU FOR SHARING AND THANK YOU JESUS FOR PROVIDING EXACTLY WHAT I NEED AT THIS TIME!

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • February 19, 2016

      So glad to help!

      Reply
  7. Cris
    • April 6, 2016

    So awesome and handy. Thanks for sharing these lessons that will surely be of great help for anyone serving in the Youth Ministry. Continue sharing and to be a blessing to everyone. To God be all the glory to this ministry of yours. Shalom!

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • April 7, 2016

      Thanks Cris for your kind words!

      Reply
  8. Siphamandla G
    • April 9, 2016

    Great lessons indeed.

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Mary Komane
      • June 6, 2019

      Thank you so much that’s brilliant .God Bless You

      Reply 1 Response
      1. Kristy Preston
        • June 7, 2019

        Thank you for reaching out to us! We are happy to hear that you like the lessons. God Bless!

        Reply
  9. Repent suika
    • May 19, 2016

    I apreciate God for the grace he gave to you. this will help me alot

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • May 20, 2016

      Awesome…so glad to help!

      Reply
  10. John
    • May 28, 2016

    thank you very much….you’ve really helped me

    Reply
  11. luke chalk
    • May 31, 2016

    Hey I’m thinking about getting your summer bundle for next school year, Im going to be a 8th grader and me and a couple of other students lead a outh group of about 110 kids!

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • May 31, 2016

      Luke, that’s aaaaaaaaawesooooooooome my man! 100 kids…ha….amazing….love it 🙂 Keep up the great work you guys are doing!!! Man, this made my day.

      Reply
  12. Lorena
    • July 12, 2016

    These lessons are amazing! Being the youth leader it can get a little tough to pick topics that will actually speak to this generation and these are full of fun but also the truth that Jesus wants us to preach about!

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • July 13, 2016

      Awesome!!!

      Reply
  13. Lillian Virgil
    • July 25, 2016

    Amazing lessons! Thanks for providing these dynamic resources.

    Reply
  14. Sylvia Elifas
    • July 31, 2016

    Amazing lessons.
    Much more to learn

    Reply
  15. Daniel Murembu
    • August 8, 2016

    These materials have helped me and my youth group to grow and learn more about God. We are truly grateful.

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • August 10, 2016

      Awesome! So happy to help 🙂

      Reply
  16. MAUREEN KAZIBWE
    • September 15, 2016

    My name is Maureen Kazibwe a Ugandan by birth and a christian who teaches the youth on christian values at Our Church called GLORY OF CHRIST CHURCH IN KAMPALA UGANDA.
    As you know, Uganda is a third world country with miminal approach to christian life. A country where people know less about God, because they are poor and see no reason to be happy with God. I would therefore you to invite me to USA and we share life experiences in the youth.
    And many more…
    Thank you

    Reply
  17. Dakota myers
    • September 30, 2016

    This is an amazing tool, god blessed me by leading me to this website. I am starting a youth group at my middle school so I can bring everything I have and learn at church to my school to bless kids the same way it blessed me thank you for this website bless all of you?

    Reply
  18. blessy
    • October 7, 2016

    It’s really very useful lessions for youth.i need free download sessions

    Reply
  19. Bailey aguiar
    • October 16, 2016

    I have already purchased the bundle but I cannot find where to sign in. It’s been a while since I signed up, but was never able to log in.

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Alex Vasquez
      • August 9, 2019

      Greetings and blessings,

      Do you have any VBS for youth and/or preteens? TIA!

      Reply 1 Response
      1. Kristy Preston
        • August 11, 2019

        Hi Alex,
        We do not at this time, but we do from time to time have VBS closer to the summer.

        Reply
  20. Tommy Gerean
    • November 2, 2016

    My chruch no longer has a youth group so me and a few friends in the group have started running our own group/bible study every wendsday. this has helped us plan our lessons. thank you all for providing these they have been a major help!

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • November 4, 2016

      Tommy, that’s awesome! Thanks for sharing!

      Reply 1 Response
      1. Nick Diliberto
        • November 4, 2016

        Best thing to do is to wait till next time we launch the Huge Youth Ministry Bundle: https://ministrytoyouth.com/huge-youth-ministry-bundle. Go to that link and put your email in to get on the waiting list. Other than that, your best bet it to get the Fall Bundle, but that sounds like you don’t want to do that…..so the only other option if you don’t want to wait until the Huge Bundle goes live again is to purchase each series individually. Hope that helps.

        Reply
  21. James Martin
    • November 8, 2016

    These lessons are fun to teach and fun to experience. My youth enjoy it so much they are inviting every friend they can. I have had at least 1 or 2 new kids every Wednesday for the last 5 weeks. I just bought the mega huge bundle last month so I have Wednesdays covered for the next 3 and a half years. Keep up the awesome work you do.

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • November 15, 2016

      James, that’s really cool man. 1-2 new kids every Wednesday night…keep up the great work! Glad we could be a part of what God is doing in your youth ministry!

      Reply
  22. Roshell Milliner
    • December 26, 2016

    Thank you. These scripture references really help. I’m 18 years old, and I’m a newly bible class teacher. I teach ages 3-8. I will use these in my lessons. All I want to do is effectively teach the kids about Jesus. So thank you again.

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • December 27, 2016

      That’s awesome…so glad we could help!

      Reply
  23. Anne
    • February 2, 2017

    Hello my name is Anne and I was wondering if you provide a home bible study?

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Becky Forkel
      • February 5, 2017

      Hi Anne! All of our free lessons make a great stand alone Bible study for teens. If you are looking for a series of lessons on one topic, please check out our Ministry to Youth store – https://ministrytoyouth.myshopify.com
      Thanks!

      Reply
  24. Corinne cooper
    • February 16, 2017

    Love it

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Becky Forkel
      • February 16, 2017

      Thanks Corinne!

      Reply
  25. Noemi
    • March 3, 2017

    This is an amazing God’s work you guys are doing! I cannot thank you all enough for sharing 🙂 thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Becky Forkel
      • March 5, 2017

      Wow. Thank you Noemi! It’s our joy to partner with you.
      We really want to help youth leaders save time and money, so that you can spend your time ministering to students.
      Thank you for what you do!

      Reply
  26. Kent S. Kirby
    • March 21, 2017

    Hey guys, I was curious if you had any lessons or had any thoughts pertaining to lessons over apologetics?

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Becky Forkel
      • March 21, 2017

      Hi Kent. Thanks for the question!
      Currently, we do not have any lessons pertaining to apologetics, but we appreciate the suggestion!

      Reply
  27. Emily Ortiz
    • March 29, 2017

    Hello my name is Emily, I will be taking over a youth class for the first time as the teacher is sick and of course no clue on what I want to teach. Was browsing around the internet and this site caught my attention. I clicked on your lesson identity, entered my email to receive free PDF Lesson and its been over an hour and I still have not received anything. Please advice. I need this for tonight. Thank you

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • April 3, 2017

      Emily, I just emailed the PDF to you.

      Reply
  28. Avitha
    • April 13, 2017

    Hi

    My name is Avitha. I teach a junior youth class. Do you have an attendance chart that i can print out? We want to encourage our kids to attend junior youth every week

    Thank you

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Becky Forkel
      • April 13, 2017

      Hi Avitha! I’m so sorry, but we do not have any type of attendance chart available.

      Reply
  29. Sam
    • April 23, 2017

    Do you have any lessons on Creation or Genisis? ?

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Becky Forkel
      • April 24, 2017

      Thank you for the question!

      We have a lesson on our sister site JuniorHighMinistry.org on the topic of Purpose – https://juniorhighministry.org/youth-group-lesson-on-purpose/

      This lesson discusses why we were created – for God’s purposes.

      Currently, we do not have a free lesson on Genesis, but we do have a new series called “Back to Genesis” that is included in our Spring Bundle – https://ministrytoyouth.myshopify.com/collections/new-releases/products/spring-bundle-2017

      In this Bundle you receive 7 new series and save $237 off of the regular price.

      If you have any other questions, feel free to email us at ministrytoyouth@gmail.com.

      Thank you!

      Reply
  30. Khushi Hans
    • April 26, 2017

    Hi friend I am myself a teenager but God asked me to Gospel god’s love to my class mates so browsed for help and found Yours
    I am really grateful.
    Please If you could help me in a way more because my classmates are bit arrogant and moreover will not complete the task rather they would make fun of it.

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Nick Diliberto
      • April 26, 2017

      Khushi, are you plugged into a youth ministry at a church?

      Reply
  31. Joseph
    • May 11, 2017

    That websites is awesome, I find ways to make the participants more interacted with each other and with me.

    Reply 1 Response
    1. Becky Forkel
      • May 12, 2017

      That’s awesome! Thanks.:)

      Reply
  32. solomon
    • May 28, 2017

    great , superb topics and nice thoughts . very helpful

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    1. Becky Forkel
      • May 31, 2017

      Thanks so much Solomon!

      Reply
  33. Angie Boyd
    • June 7, 2017

    Thanks so much for the free offers as we are a new ministry with limitedfunds this was Truly a Blessing !!!!

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    1. Becky Forkel
      • June 7, 2017

      Hi Angie. We exist to help save youth leaders time and money – so that you can invest the resources that you have in the areas that you think are the most important. Check out our sister site – juniorhighministry.org. You will find free lessons there as well!
      Thank you for sharing!

      Reply
  34. Carolyn Watt
    • June 19, 2017

    Hello – I am a pastor’s wife at a small rural church in Oregon, and I teach the youth class (ages 12-18+). I just wanted you to know I used your Father’s Day lesson yesterday (Sunday, June 18, 2017 – Father’s Day).

    When the lesson was finished, one of my very troubled teens, a young lady of 15 years of age, asked me to stay behind to talk. She opened up to me on her issues, especially regarding her biological father and her step-dad. I had long suspected that she had had problems with her Father(s), but she is very quiet and private. I have spent 3 years getting to know her and working with her. Something in the lesson reached her heart and for the first time, she shared her problems with someone. We ended up skipping the whole Sunday morning worship service – and as the pastor’s wife, I never do that. But this session with her was that important. While none of her issues are resolved, she is at least a few steps closer to learning to lean on the one who can heal her. She said she has never felt God was a father to her, but she is beginning to view Jesus as a sort of big brother.

    I just wanted you to know your lesson made an impact on this young lady’s life and I thank you for sharing it. Please keep doing what you are doing – you never know where God will use you. This week, he used you in a small, rural, unincorporated town near the Oregon coast in the hurting heart of one of my sweet teens. I have added your ministry to my prayer list and am asking God to bless you in a very special way.

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    1. Nick Diliberto
      • June 25, 2017

      Carolyn, wow that is really an amazing story. Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a note about the impact of that lesson! So glad that God moved in her life. And grateful for you for being there to talk, listen and pray with her!!

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  35. Lorrie D. Munsell
    • June 27, 2017

    I was looking for a Lesson on Salvation. What youth, young people need to know and how to accept the gift of Salvation, what it means and entails. Can you help me w/this? Thank You, have a GREAT Tuesday:)

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  36. Mary anne bush
    • August 27, 2017

    I have sent the free lessons to 3 different email addresses and I am not receiving them. I have also check my junk mailbox just in case but nothing there either

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    1. Nick Diliberto
      • August 28, 2017

      Mary, I am forwarding your request to Becky. BTW, for future reference her email is ministrytoyouth@gmail.com. She will help you out.

      Reply
  37. Darko Vika
    • September 15, 2017

    Thank you very much for these great ideas and teachings for youth.
    Great job!
    May the Lord use you even more for His glory!

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    1. Becky Forkel
      • September 17, 2017

      You’re welcome! 🙂

      Reply
  38. galina
    • January 6, 2018

    I almost cried when I found your website. I am a new teen teacher thank you for your program it is awesome!!!!!! be blessed in everything you do. This content is so simple yet so profound, which I feel is what our teens need in todays complicated world.

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    1. Nick Diliberto
      • January 6, 2018

      That’s really amazing. So glad we could help you in such a profound yet simple way!!

      Reply
  39. Jeremy
    • February 28, 2018

    Do you still have the free download of all these lessons in one PDF? I had downloaded it in the past but lost a bunch of files when I had computer issues. Thanks for all you guys do to support us in youth ministry!

    Reply 1 Response
  40. Levi
    • April 7, 2018

    I so wish I found this website years ago!!! You guys are awesome and I appreciate this a lot. This is totally a path God has set.

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  41. Ruth
    • April 14, 2018

    Hi I’m Ruth from Philippines, I’m a beginner as a youth leader in our church. My heart is in this ministry that’s why I keep on looking for resources where I can easily teach them Biblical lessons and get their interest as well. I’m more that blessed to find this site. Thank you and God bless all of you!

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • April 14, 2018

      Hi Ruth, We are so happy to hear that our site is such a valuble resource for your ministry.

      Reply
  42. Mary
    • June 21, 2018

    Hi
    Could you please do a lesson plan on Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity ?
    Thank you

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • June 22, 2018

      Hi Mary, Thanks for the feedback and we will consider your idea. God Bless!

      Reply
  43. Damaris
    • August 6, 2018

    Thank you for your free lessons, as mother, wife and full-time employee, sometimes it’s difficult to sit down and study to create lessons for my youth. Your lessons save me plenty of time and my youth loves the lessons and have learned and grown so much this year. Thank you, God bless and continue to bless us with your lessons!

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • August 8, 2018

      Damaris, we are so glad to hear how these lessons are a blessing to you. You are very welcome!

      Reply
  44. Sara
    • August 8, 2018

    OH MY!!! You have NO IDEA what a God-send this is to me!!!! After 20 years of youth ministry, I was just burnt out and done. I have begged and pled for someone else to take over, but no one was willing. Not willing to see the youth forgotten, I have endeavored to trudge on.
    This is like a breath of fresh air! Inspiration indeed! Thank you! From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU!!!!

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    1. Nick Diliberto
      • August 9, 2018

      Sara, that’s awesome! So cool. Thanks for sharing!!!

      Reply
  45. Rod Hocott
    • August 28, 2018

    Changing jobs and need to update new email address. Please add new e-address to your list.
    Unsubscribe: rhocott@conwayfumc.org
    Add: rhocott7@gmail.com
    thanks and thanks for all the good ideas you share.
    Rod Hocott

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • August 28, 2018

      Hi Rod, We will change that for you. Thanks for letting us know!

      Reply
    2. Kristy Preston
      • August 28, 2018

      Hi Rod, We will change that for you. Thanks for letting us know!

      Reply
  46. Tareena Penrod
    • September 12, 2018

    Hello:
    After a 7 year hiatus from being youth group leaders, my husband and I have been asked to lead at our new church. We were so hesitant and really had to pray about it. Finding these free lessons on line was such a Blessing!!! We are doing what we are called to do, our purpose! These lessons are AWESOME. The students love the games and the lessons create such amazing discussions! We teach 13 years and older, perfect lessons for this group. Thank you for all you do and all of the hard work that is put into these lessons!

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • September 12, 2018

      Tareena, This is so awesome to hear! We wish you all the best and will be praying for your ministry!

      Reply
  47. Vinolia Maubane
    • October 11, 2018

    Hi

    I just wanna thank you for the youth lessons and ideas you have provided, i’m new in the youth ministry, not only have the ideas and lessons helped me but they are of great teaching for me as well…

    Now i look forward to teaching and sharing with my youth what i have stumbled upon, thank you again for the insight. May the good Lord continue to bless you and everyone around you

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  48. Sydnee Phillips
    • January 12, 2019

    You guys have saved me! Thank you so much!

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • January 14, 2019

      Sydnee, we are happy to hear that is lesson was such a great blessing to your ministry!

      Reply
  49. Nchimunya Haachilala
    • February 11, 2019

    This is amazing, I’m leading a start up youth group part-time and the group has no allocated funds, these teachings will be very helpful. Although I noticed it was intended for a younger group, my group is older but it will work just fine. I’m excited to share this.
    Thank you and God bless you

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • February 12, 2019

      Thanks for the feed back and we hope you guys enjoy the lessons!

      Reply
  50. Fer
    • February 12, 2019

    Do you guys have anything on water baptisms ?

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    1. Kristy Preston
      • February 13, 2019

      Hi Fer, as of now we do not. I will let the writers know that someone is interested in a series on this subject.

      Reply
  51. Sarah Darnell
    • March 5, 2019

    I ordered a package last week and it was never emailed to me. However, y’all were quick to take $ out of my account. What gives? Contact me since I cant find a way to contact you please. Thank you.

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  52. Ezekiel Fundi
    • December 9, 2019

    Am much grateful for wonderful lessons for our today’s youths. really you are a blessing tool and may God bless you.

    Reply
  53. Geofrey
    • July 26, 2020

    Thank you much, this topics are really awesome. May God continue to enlarge your coast bountifully.

    Reply
  54. Des Magisa
    • October 19, 2020

    I stumbled on your website today while trying to look for creative ways to work with our youth ministry. I deeply appreciate all the exercises, topics, and wonderful ideas you have on your website. Thank you for sharing – extremely helpful!

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    1. Kate Forkel
      • October 20, 2020

      Thank you for your feedback! We appreciate your kind words.

      -Kate Forkel, Ministry to Youth

      Reply
  55. Jenny Tankersley
    • November 6, 2020

    Do you have older series lessons that are still available for purchase that you don’t show anymore that were part of bundles? Im specifically asking about a series called The Good Life. I purchased a large bundle several years ago and have used it off and on with our groups as we get new kids and new years I go back to some of my favorites. We recently did this study and I have some other youth leaders that are interested in doing it with their groups. I would love to see if we can find away to get it to them. Im part of a network group with leaders from all over the country and told them about our group and this particular lesson and they are asking how they can get it.

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    1. Kate Forkel
      • November 8, 2020

      Hi Jenny. Thank you for your comment.
      We are so glad that you and other leaders enjoyed this series. Unfortunately, we have discontinued it.
      Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.
      – Kate Forkel, Ministry to Youth

      Reply
  56. Dusty
    • February 26, 2021

    would love a lesson that deals with Suicide. From all angles. I love these lessons. We use them and recommend them to everyone.

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    1. Nick Diliberto
      • March 5, 2021

      Dusty, unfortunately, no we do not have a lesson on suicide. But seems like a really great topic for us to consider. Thank you.

      Reply
  57. Ben Shew
    • October 2, 2021

    Could you please write up a lesson on grief & loss. Also one on abuse?

    Reply

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