YouthWork Factory 2017 - Report

Vrijdag 18 augustus – vrijdag 25 augusts, 2017


The YWF is a training of youth leaders not only to get acquainted with the concept and materials of the Bridgebuilders, but to get to know each other's background, culture, youth ministry setting. Our goal is also to build a supportive network community to help each other in our task of leading young people in the art and mission of building bridges.

Countries representated during the week were:

We mention their name, country, state, town and denomination represented

USA: Lawrence and Malcolm from New York (Presbyterian), Joni from Dayton Ohio (Reformed Episcopal), Ian from  Dallas Texas (Reformed Episcopal) and Jackie from West Chester Pennsylvania (United Methodist).

HUNGARY: Kata from Papa (Reformed), Sandor from Budapest (no background).

SLOVAKIA: Petra from Malacky (Roman Catholic - Fransiscan)

ALBANIA:  Diana  from Durres (Pentecostal), and Alessia from Durres (Pentecostal)

CZECH REPUBLIC: Lenka from Postloprty (no denomination0

UNITED KINGDOM:  Sophie from No Ireland (Presbyterian), Murray from Canterbury (Anglican)

THE NETHERLANDS: Monica from Axel (Reformed), Paulien from Meliskerke (Reformed), Carin from Zaamslag (Reformed), Heather from Kruiningen (Reformed), Maikel from Tholen (from Bible church).

 

TRACKS:  tHE TRAINING FOLLOWED FOUR DIFFERENT TRACKS OR GOALS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED.

a. Understanding the scope of the mission of Atlantic Bridge

b. Preparation for leading a Bridgebuilders Club

c) Understanding about Working the Middle.

d) Practical preparation for exchanges in the summer of 2018

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