Throughout its history, the effectiveness of Acteens has depended on leadership. It is safe to say that one person with a passion for missions can impact an entire group of teenagers. The beginning point is a desire for students to be involved in missions.
Whether you are a new leader just starting Acteens or a leader with an expanded program, take a moment to answer these questions:
You may wish to ask several key women to answer the questions and use them for a discussion starter about Acteens in your church. Let the answers to the questions above guide you in planning for Acteens in your church.
By encouraging missions education for teen girls, WMU meets and anticipates the ever-changing needs of your missions efforts. With a comprehensive student focus, this guide is essential for missions leaders who are serious about leading teenagers in Acteens.
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Encourage every Acteens leader to participate in leadership development on a regular basis. All church leaders should develop basic leadership skills. Acteens leaders will also need training in specific understandings and skills for their leadership role.
Training is available through self-study of WMU and Acteens resources, online training, associational and state WMU conferences, and conferences at national WMU events.
It's important to remember that there are many ways to do Acteens. Groups can meet as often as they are able-from weekly to once a month. Students are encouraged to lead meetings or plan meetings alongside adult leaders. Students may choose whether they will participate in MissionsQuest. Leaders should feel comfortable to design the Acteens program in their to church to fit the needs of the students.
Use these resources to help you understand the Acteens curriculum and organization.
This interactive experience is designed to help students gain a deeper understanding about those who hurt and ideas for putting faith into mission action as they minister to hurting individuals around them. The CD contains leader instructions, student handouts, and promotional materials.
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Making It in the Real World is designed as a life-sized game board and should take about two hours to complete. The CD includes game instructions, all the signs and game board pieces needed to play, debriefing instructions, and more. While very similar to the original version of the game, the revision updates poverty statistics and adds elements to make it easier to use.
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