This three-session unit in the Connect series helps middle school youth consider the question of "Who is my neighbor?" and finds ways to adopt a more "others-centered" lifestyle that honors God and enriches the faith of youth.
Session 1: Who Is My Neighbor? - helps youth discover ways to make the sranger feel welcome and recognize and accept the unique gifts the stranger brings to the community.
Session 2: Who Is Our Neighbor? - explores relationships between groups of different people and begins to deal with attitudes and stereotypes.
Session 3: Where Does Our Neighborhood End? - helps teens recognize the world as their neighborhood.
Scriptures referenced in this unit include:
Matthew 25:31-45; 28:16-20
Luke 10; 15:1-22