Youth Accompaniment: Mission through Mentoring

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By Allison Tunseth, Master of Arts Student in Children, Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary Brenda Olson’s workshop presentation for the Missional Church Consultation 2011 and article on faith formation and the urban church, unpacks the theme of relationships by engaging the idea of ‘accompaniment.’ Olson defines accompaniment in the urban church as, “a joint venture in which collaboration and …