Resources for Youth

The following are resources and websites to assist you in your ministry with young people and the adults who work with them. This is by no means an exhaustive list. If you have a website or resource to share, please send it to us at:

PCUSA Youth Ministry

Presbyterian Church (USA), Ministries with Youth:
Presbyterian Youth Workers' Association:

General Resources: Journals, Magazines, Leadership Guides

Cokesbury (“I Lead Youth”):
Creating Safe Churches:
Dare 2 Share Youth Resources:
Exemplary Youth Ministry Project:
Faith Factors:
Group Magazine:
IDEAS! Magazine (free resource for church leaders and educators from PCUSA):
Insight (reflections and resources on youth ministry):
Opening Doors to Disciples:   
Youth and Religion:
Youth Specialties:
Youthworker Journal:

Consulting and Coaching

Youth Ministry Architects:

Presbyterian Camps & Conferences

Cho-Yeh Camp & Conference Center:
Synod Youth Workshop:
Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Conference Center:
Montreat Conference Center:
Presbyterian Triennium:

Vocational Discernment Programs

Pittsburgh Seminary Summer Youth Institute:
Project Burning Bush (Union Seminary/Presbyterian School of Christian Education):


Houston Cursillo “Celebration”: (Christian Youth Retreat for High schoolers led by High schoolers)
Way to Live:
The Youth Ministry and Spirituality Project:
The Way of Christ:
d365-Daily Devotions:
Practicing the Faith:


PCUSA – Youth Curriculum: (“We Believe” for Younger Youth; “FAQ” for Junior High; “Faith Questions” for Senior High; Confirmation Curriculum; Bible and Church History survey courses)
Mission Stories for Youth & Adults (We Believe series):
The Thoughtful Christian: (downloadable resources and lessons for Sunday school and youth group)
Youth Specialties:
Faith Alive (Reformed Curriculum):
Abingdon Press (Youth Resources):
Logos Ministry:

Lectionary-based curriculum:
Feasting on the Word:
Living the Good News:

PCUSA Confirmation course:
Faith Guides:

Bible Study

DISCIPLE Series: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study – Youth Edition:
God’s Yellow Pages:
Bible Trivia, Quiz, & Puzzles:
Make Your Own Bible Board Game:

Fellowship and Activities

Fun and Games:
Build Your Own Jeopardy:
Recreation Express – online game catalogue:

Ministry and Media

Hollywood Jesus:
Christianity Today (movies):
GodTube (Christian videos):

Family Ministry

Family-based Youth Ministry:
Youth and Family Institute:
Milestones Ministry: (marking milestones in the faith journey of children and youth; church manual and conference event)

Mission Opportunities


Mission Trips

**This is by no means an exhaustive list. It is a place to start. Please contact me for additional opportunities.**


Body Image:
Dove Self-Esteem workshops for young girls:

Stop Bullying (information, videos, lessons, etc.):
Burst: Bullies & Mean Girls (Bible Study):

INformed Adolescent Development Resources: (new online resource providing biblically based and relevant materials pertaining to challenging topics facing today’s youth)

Sex Ed:
PCUSA: “God’s Gift of Sexuality: A Study for Young People in the Reformed Tradition in the Presbyterian Church”.  Leader’s guide, parent’s guide, and student workbook can be found in our presbytery resource center or online at  

Let’s Be Real (for Older Youth):

Created By God (for PreTeens & Younger Youth):

Presbyterian Colleges and Universities

Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities:
Austin College: (has leadership program “Activators”)
Lyon College:
The University of the Ozarks:
Trinity University:
University of Tulsa: (has a leadership program)
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary:

Tools for doing ministry

Online surveys:
Posters & Banners:

Background Checks

Screen Now:
Screen Staff:

Church Volunteer Central (associated with Group):


Rev. Kristi Click-Blankman
Coordinator for Youth Ministry
Presbytery of New Covenant
713-526-2585, ext. 231

Camp Cho-Yeh

PCUSA Youth Ministry & Staff Contact

Gina Yeager-Buckley, Ministries with Youth Associate
(800) 728-7228
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202