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Youth group activities

Description: A team game to play before snack or meal
Aim: Illustrate need for bible translation
Time: 10-15 mins
Equipment: 2 pencils, 2 scissors, 2 pieces of paper plus a banquet table of very kid-desirable foods
Scripture: Romans 10:8-15, Revelation 5:9 and 7:9-10
Source: Wycliffe Bible Translators
Description: One of three seemingly impossible stunts with simple solutions
Aim: To focus on the world and options for missions involvement
Time: 10-15 mins
Equipment: 2 paper clips, £5 note
Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:10, Matthew 28:19 (the Great Commission, not the Great Optional Activity!)
Source: Wycliffe Bible Translators
Description: A word order language puzzle for an audience to solve, involving six volunteers
Aim: To give insight into the complexities of Bible translation
Time: 10 mins
Equipment: Seven pieces of A4 card with English and Inga words on them (provided)
Source: Wycliffe Bible Translators
Description: Fun ways to pray in an ice-breaker way, plus a work page
Aim: To pray for Bibleless people in a child-friendly manner
Time: Various
Equipment: The book From Arapesh to Zuni, available from Wycliffe, plus various items listed
Scripture: Colossians 4:2-4, Ephesians 2:10
Source: Wycliffe Bible Translators
Description: A food-tasting game
Aim: To illustrate the impact of the good news when you hear it for the first time in your own language
Time: 10 mins
Equipment: Apple, cheese, chocolate, food container, blindfold
Scripture: Psalm 119:103-104, 1 Peter 2:1-3
Source: Wycliffe Bible Translators