The Middle Years Ministry

Formerly "The JH Uth Guy", THE MIDDLE YEARS MINISTRY is a Site Dedicated to Providing Resources, Ideas, and Help to Pastors, Leader, Directors, Teachers, Mentors and Anyone Else Working in
the
Pivotal and Important 5th-9th Grade Years. The "Middle Years" are not children's ministry, not high school ministry, and are more than just Middle School. It is a unique and specialized ministry.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Summer Lesson: "Flip Flop'N: Your Summer Testimony" (Single Lesson)

SUMMER CAN BE A TIME FOR STUDENTS TO FLIP FLOP IN THEIR WITNESS AND TESTIMONY.

"Flip Flop'N" is single, one-hit wonder lesson for the summer months. It is based on Romans 10:14-15 “...How beautiful are the feet of messengers who bring good news!”

It is a perfect lesson for cook outs, picnics, or bon-fires. Use as a full presentation or simply print out the lesson PDF outline and use on-the-go.


Includes:
  • HD Jpeg Title (to use for promotional material or social media) 
  • Powerpoint Presentations (1920x1080, Flattened) 
  • All Slides as 1920x1080 JPEG Images with 2 addtional Blank JPGS (Collection of 11 Slides) 
  • PDF Outline
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News U Can Use: "Middle Years Camp Cost Up, But Value is The Same?"

"....But Baltimore mom Emlyn Stancill likes sending her teen daughter to the costly camp in Greenfield, N.Y. for a surprising reason: the down-to-earth setting, complete with a musty-smelling (but attractive and clean, she noted) dorm. “I don’t want [her] to hang out all summer at a country club,” Stancill said of her daughter. “I want [her] to deal with a smelly roommate and just be normal.”

Parents are paying more than ever for all camps -- not just the faux rustic ones. A weeklong sleep-away camp accredited by the American Camp Association cost an average of $768 in 2015 (the most recent data available) — up from $397 in 2005, a 93% increase. Prices for sleep-away camps vary considerably, from under $200 a week to more than $1,500 a week at the high end. More than half of camp leaders say they worry about generating enough revenue “while not being too expensive for parents,” an ACA survey of camp directors found.

People who can afford the most exclusive retreats that also offer less-than-fancy living conditions say they offer unexpected benefits: they give well-heeled campers a taste of rustic living, teach them mundane tasks such as doing laundry and cleaning their rooms, and let them savor simple pleasures...
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Game #179: "Fast Fading Fads" (Screen Game)


Fad (Noun): “An intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived and without basis in the object’s qualities; a craze.



Use this fun crowd game as a starter for your next group event or meeting. It explores past & current fads. Test the knowledge of your audience and have fun!

What’s included:

  • PPT Crowd Game File (with questions & answers)
  • Main Title Slide
  • Sample slide files

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