Putting Together the Ultimate Swag Bag for Youth Ministry Graduates

It’s graduation season! Your youth ministry is likely putting together slideshows of baby photos of your graduating seniors so you can publicly embarrass (uh, we mean honor) them one final time. Grads are wondering how they’ll fit into college ministries or maybe even considering a gap year to do mission work. They’re a little scared, a Read more about Putting Together the Ultimate Swag Bag for Youth Ministry Graduates[…]

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Things We LOVE About Youth Ministry & Youth Ministers

At Uth Stuph, we’ve worked with A LOT of youth ministers over our 25 years as a business. We’ve dealt with group leaders who are only at a church for a brief time. We’ve met other group leaders who’ve been at the same church for almost our entire existence. And no matter who we deal Read more about Things We LOVE About Youth Ministry & Youth Ministers[…]

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Ideas for Recruiting (AND RETAINING) Youth Group Volunteers

You know how it goes: at the start of each school year, you stand before your congregation and remind all the nice, smiling faces in the pews that the youth group is starting up and… you need more volunteers.  Suddenly, you realize no one is making eye contact with you. “Why don’t these adults want Read more about Ideas for Recruiting (AND RETAINING) Youth Group Volunteers[…]

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Fall Swag Your Youth Group Will Love

Ahh, fall. Crisp air, golden leaves, pumpkin spice everything — we love the season, the food, and most importantly, the fact that we can break out our favorite hoodies in public without sweating through our clothes. (The Uth Stuph team is based in Florida, so we get like three “fall days” each year, and we make Read more about Fall Swag Your Youth Group Will Love[…]

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How to Create the Perfect Youth Group Shirt

Slogan, inside gags, crazy designs, memes: with all of these ideas, how are youth groups supposed to figure out the right shirt that embodies their group at camp or at the next DNow? Are they looking to make a statement? Should they clearly have the name of the group on it so the middle schoolers Read more about How to Create the Perfect Youth Group Shirt[…]

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Summer Camp Ideas that Don’t Involve Travel

Traveling with a group is hard (sometimes impossible) in a pandemic. Even with the world slowly reopening, concerns about vaccinations and masks and travel restrictions almost make the trip unfeasible for some groups. Remember, the goal is to spread the Gospel — not germs. Here are our tips for group leaders and youth ministers who aren’t Read more about Summer Camp Ideas that Don’t Involve Travel[…]

Picking the Right Statement for Your Statement Shirt

Clothing speaks — and if you’re in the shirt business, you know that t-shirts give people a literal opportunity to make a statement. Text-heavy shirts have become increasingly popular over the last few years, and we’re not expecting the trend to die out.  Keep it short-ish. Brevity is everything with a statement tee. Say what Read more about Picking the Right Statement for Your Statement Shirt[…]

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Show Your Team Some Appreciation This Christmas

This year, as you start to make your Christmas shopping list, don’t forget those who dedicate their time to serving your ministry. Whether it is a simple “thank you for everything,” a hand-written note for a job well done or custom swag to rock at the Christmas party – taking a moment to show your Read more about Show Your Team Some Appreciation This Christmas[…]

5 Easy Tips to Rebrand Your Youth Ministry This Summer

Having a youth ministry at your church is a great outreach program to involve surrounding community kids and your church youth. Youth ministries keep the group busy with the wonderful works of Jesus. If you already have a youth ministry, and are thinking about rebranding to add some extra “Umph!” this summer, now is the Read more about 5 Easy Tips to Rebrand Your Youth Ministry This Summer[…]