Title: Love and Serve: A Youth Group Learns Compassion in Visiting Aging Adults
Author: Roberta Dodds-Ingersoll
This article details an amazing youth group activity from
First Presbyterian Church
in Kilgore, Texas. It pairs middle school youth with adults. Together, they make monthly visits to senior adults in the church.
The youth are given conversation starters and a devotional to offer during the visits. Skills are developed, faith is shared, multiple relationships are built.