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Origins Prayer Course

A seven-week small group course for young people to explore and learn about prayer.

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Who is Origins for?

Origins is for 11-18 year olds and is designed for young people from all backgrounds. The desire is that anyone at any place with God can build community whilst learning how to have a relationship with Jesus.

How does it work?

Each session should take an hour and a half but can be changed to suit your group. The length of the prayer times do increase as the weeks go on. This course is designed for youth groups of all sizes, but we suggest splitting into smaller groups for discussions.

How much is Origins, and where can I get it?

It costs £5 to purchase our Leader’s Manual, containing everything you need to run Origins.

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Here are some course resources

Session 1 – What is prayer?
Recipe Sheet: Very Simple Margherita Pizza

Session 2 – Why do we pray?
Recipe Sheet: Spaghetti Bolognese
The 3 Pictures: Arrow, Heart, Globe

Session 3 – Who do we pray to?
Recipe Sheet: Mexican chilli con carne
The Cards: Prayer Cards

Session 4 – How do we talk to God? (Part 1)
Recipe Sheet: Gourmet Burger
Prayer Personality Quiz – unfortunately this resource is no longer available, but we’re working on a replacement!

Session 5 – How do we talk to God (Part 2)
Recipe Sheet: Simple Chicken Curry

Session 6 – How to listen to God
Everything you need should be in the book for this week!

Session 7 – Keep Growing
Recipe Sheet : Easy Hog Roast

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