Youth curriculum

As young people mature in faith and life, they search for greater understanding of themselves and their world. Provide your church with resources that teach teenagers and young adults they can turn to their Bible and the Reformed tradition to find guidance throughout their lives.

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Confirmation Curriculum

Explore the Reformed faith from a uniquely Presbyterian perspective as you use these popular resources. Professing Our Faith: A Confirmation Curriculum is a great tool for tweens and youth.

Professing Our Faith: A Confirmation Curriculum shares a foundation of faith and spiritual practice in the Reformed tradition. It invites young people to explore the meaning of their baptism and their participation at the Lord’s Supper, as well as to learn about church polity, stewardship, spiritual practices, worship, and mission. The Teacher’s Book is an all-inclusive resource to be used with both 35-session and 8-session confirmation formats.

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Catechism Resources

Belonging to God: A First Catechism
The Study Catechism: Confirmation Version
The Study Catechism: Full Version
Catechism Connection Pack
Meditations Belonging to God

Survey Courses

The Story of God’s Faithfulness: A Survey of the Old Testament (Revised)
With All Boldness and Freedom: A Survey of the New Testament (Revised)
So Great a Cloud of Witness: A Survey
of Church History


Faith Questions

Faith Questions studies are based on faith questions asked by youth. Each session encourages young people to look to Scripture, as well as our faith tradition, in relevant and responsive ways. Intended for older youth, this curriculum is easily adaptable for broadly graded youth programs. The Leader’s Guide explores of a topic with multiple faith questions. Movie, music, media, and other technologies are suggested throughout the curriculum to supplement the lessons. A coffeehouse version is also offered online, free of charge, with the purchase of a Leader’s Guide.

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Special features:

  • Movie, music, media and technology connections
  • Downloadable resources for leaders
  • Multiple options for learning activities in each session
  • Intentional emphasis on spiritual development, mission and justice, recreation and spiritual arts throughout the curriculum
  • Optional session enhancements that include ideas and resources for connecting with families of youth, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), worship, and more!

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Presby Youth

Presby Youth, the best of We Believe and Faithfully Asking Questions, is an online resource that offers downloadable quarterly curriculum for tweens, younger youth, and older youth. Quarters are categorized by age, liturgical season, and biblical themes, and lessons are easy-to-use, age-appropriate, scripturally based, and rooted in Reformed tradition.

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Engage Youth

Based on Engage curriculum for adults, this six-session resources encourages youth to spread the good news of Jesus Christ! The Leader’s Guide is scripturally based and easily accessible and includes youth-friendly learning activities. The Notebook serves as a personal journal for teens with opportunities for self-discovery as a disciple of Jesus.

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Feasting on the Word Curriculum

Feasting on the Word Curriculum provides opportunities for youth to explore their personal and communal identity in Jesus Christ through meaningful community-building experiences, engaging Bible study, and relevant learning activities. In response to God’s amazing, unconditional love, youth will be challenged to put their faith into action as they grow to understand themselves as Christ’s disciples. Each session includes a media connection section that ties the week’s Scripture passage to a film, video, song, or website.

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INformed: Adolescent Development Resources

This online resource provides biblically based and relevant materials pertaining to challenging topics facing today’s youth, as mandated by the 218th General Assembly. Written from a Reformed theological perspective, each topic offers downloadable and comprehensive lesson plans—as well as free downloadable articles—that help parents, youth leaders, and young people talk about subjects that are sometimes difficult to discuss.

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