Unlikely people called by God to do amazing things
Encourage youth to see the similarities between themselves and their faith ancestors.
re:form Ancestors is a youth Bible study that helps older students get to know personalities from the Old and New Testaments. See which faith ancestors are included in each unit below, or download the full Scope and Sequence (98.1KB, PDF).
Every re:form Ancestors session follows a three-part sequence: Encounter, Engage, and Respond.
In each session, youth gather to watch a hilarious animated video, tap their creativity for activities that involve doodling, connecting, and journaling, and then share thoughts and ideas about the session’s ancestor.
Session resources are available for the Old Testament and the
New Testament, or a la carte.
re:form Ancestors isn’t just about characters that lived a really long time ago. The curriculum encourages self-reflection that helps youth to identify with the heroes, villains, and everyday folks that God selected to do extraordinary things.
The hands-on re:form Ancestors Anti-Workbooks (Old Testament and New Testament) encourage active learning at every turn. There’s space among the vivid illustrations to explore, journal, doodle, paste photos, and build faith.
The re:form Ancestors DVDs (Old Testament and New Testament) each include 15 animated short videos that begin each session with a blend of hilarity and substance to introduce faith ancestors.
With ancestors from Adam and Eve to Jonah and John the Baptist to Lydia, youth will encounter important individuals in the Old and New Testaments.
Leaders don’t have to know all the answers. re:form Ancestors encourages everyone—including the leader—to participate and have a point of view. The easy-to-use Leader Guides make session preparation a snap.