Spirituality for Young People
Often, time and attention are given to adult spiritual formation while focus on spiritual formation for young people is overlooked. However, connecting with the Divine is important at every age. Helping children engage spiritually from an early age helps them experience a more peaceful and meaningful life. Research has shown that children who have positive active relationships to spirituality are 40 percent less likely to use and abuse substances, and have 60 percent less depression than other teenagers.
Here you will find ideas for individuals, parents, and groups to engage children and youth in spiritual pursuits that can help them along a path to a richer, fuller existence.