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CFC youth for christ

Household Leaders’ Training Manual
2012 Revised Edition

Manila, Philippines

2. so that ultimately it may serve its purpose of equipping our YFCs with the right heart. pastoring. and Household Leaders Training is used to refer (in isolation) to the title of the training. Appropriate usage of terms. starting from the grassroots all the way up to the core leaders. through the household. To cite. we hope to equip and empower our household heads.Foreword HOUSEHOLD LEADERS’ TRAINING MANUAL Youth for Christ invests greatly in sustaining. we pray that this time we truly take it to a deeper level and do it with the best we can give. . Through the HLT. The first part addresses the pastoral aspect of being a household head. as well as a renewed and strengthened relationship with God. as well as the necessary details about the sessions. let us note two significant points: 1. discusses the technical aspect. Households create a supplementary environment where members are able to establish a genuine. Christ-centred friendship with their brothers and sisters. the Household Leaders Training (HLT) is conducted as a response to our ministry’s direction of holistic empowering of all YFC members. while the second part (which is conducted after the youth camp). Thus. While most of us have been conducting the HLT for some time now. Emphasis on the two parts of the training. mind and spirit as they embrace the call to become household heads. Also. as we conduct the HLT. Included in this manual are carefully laid down instructions and guidelines in conducting the training. a household head is the person leading the household. household essentially refers to both the group of people and the activity conducted by that group. and enriching the lives of the young through the household. whose responsibility is to make sure that their members are able to have their regular household.

Table of Contents HOUSEHOLD LEADERS’ TRAINING MANUAL 2012 Revised Edition Foreword 5 Chapter 1 THE HOUSEHOLD LEADERS’ TRAINING Rationale 9 Overview 9 Objectives 9 Guidelines in Conducting the HLT 10 Suggested Schedule 11 The Service Team 11 Things to Prepare for the HLT 12 Things to Bring for the Participants 12 The HLT Session Topics 13 Chapter 2 THE SESSIONS Session 1: The Heart for our Vision Session Dynamics 15 Expanded Outline 17 Session 2: The State of our Hearts Session Dynamics 20 Expanded Outline 22 Commitment Activity 25 Session 3: Household Leading 101 Session Dynamics 27 Expanded Outline 28 Annexes Annex A: Household Form 32 Annex B: Household Monitoring Sheet 34 Annex C: The YFC Household Topic Manual Guide 36 .

Being closely in touch with the lives of our members poses a significant need for proper training and right knowledge of being a household head. experience happiness through love. who will later on be the household heads of the new YFC members after the Youth Camp. gather support. This activity should be conducted two (2) to one (1) month before a scheduled youth camp. the Household Leader’s Training was created. It is in this spirit that YFC and the CFC community sought to create a small group unit to help guide the lives of an individual into building a strong relationship with Christ.CHAPTER 1 THE HOUSEHOLD LEADERS’ TRAINING Rationale he CFC Youth for Christ (YFC) ministry highly values the importance of family in the lives of the young. and growing as an individual. Thus. and learn more about themselves and Christ. This is done through the households. experiencing love. This is given to the pre-assigned Discussion Group Leaders (Youth Camp Facilitators). T Objectives The HLT is conducted based on the following objectives: . The household is a venue for an individual to build friendships through trust. It is in the family that a person realizes the significance of learning about relationships. in a group of four (4) to seven (7) members. T Overview he Household Leaders’ Training (HLT) of the YFC Pastoral Formation Program serves as the training program for new household heads. This implies great value on the role of the household heads. as persons leading them to Christ.

g.00:45 00:45 . House rules will be determined depending on the venue. The 2nd part is the Initiation of the New Household Heads into the Chapter service meeting after the youth camp. The Team Leader should lead the worship and makes sure to give a short exhortation before the start of the worship. The first part is called the HLT proper. Suggested Schedule for HLT Part 1: The HLT Proper (Note: The HLT proper is recommended to begin at 1:00pm and to end at 6:00pm. Note: The new household leaders should be encouraged to pray harder.03:30 03:30 . 1. Participants should always be reminded to take down notes during the whole training. 7. or to lead an activity) . To give an avenue for old household heads to share the skills and best practices in their line of service. they should be able to fully experience the gifts that the Holy Spirit has given them. the Initiation of the New Household Heads. 4. To inspire the new household heads on how to be good pastors to the members placed under their care. Here. T 00:00 . It is conducted by the Cluster Head on the cluster level. As leaders. which will be given as a half-day activity. The HLT Proper. This covers the 1st two talks namely “The Heart for our Vision” and “The State of our Hearts”.part activity conducted before and after the youth camp. Registration should be done per talk to monitor complete attendance of the household leaders. 6.) GUIDELINES IN CONDUCTING THE HLT he HLT is a two (2) . 3.06:00 Registration/Gathering Worship House Rules Session 1: “The Heart of our Vision” Reflection Group Sharing Break and Registration Session 2: “The State of our Hearts” Group Sharing / Processing Closing Exhortation Commitment of a Household Head / Pray-over Part 2: Initiation of New Household Heads (Note: The Initiation of New Household Heads is conducted after the youth camp during the first Chapter Leaders Service Meeting. The Team Leader explains the rationale behind each activity and also be able to explain the relation and connection of each talk.00:30 00:30 .01:00 01:00 . the third talk is given in a separate 3-hour session that introduces these new household heads to their monthly service meetings with Chapter Heads and Chapter Couple Coordinators. 00:00 – 00:30 Registration/Gathering 00:30 – 00:45 Worship 00:45 – 01:00 Personal Sharing 01:00 – 01:30 Session 3: “Household Leading 101”. 2. The first training should begin with an opening worship (two fast songs and one slow (full) song). to sing in tongues and be sensitive with the leading of the Holy Spirit.) 4. To teach them the skills needed in being a household head especially in facilitating and taking care of new YFC members. 2. 5. preferably in the house of a participant/organizer of the training so as to ensure a more relaxed venue conducive for group discussions and processing. 01:30 – 02:00 Workshop: How to use the Household Topic Manual 02:00 – 02:30 Monitoring of members per household 02:30 – 03:00 Other Matters (e. and the second. if the unit is assigned as a service team for the prayer meeting.02:45 02:45 . To allow the new household heads to realize that the household is the life blood of every YFC (both members and leaders) growing in the community.02:00 02:00 .05:30 05:30 .10 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l ch a p te r 1 11 1. 3.05:45 05:45 .02:30 02:30 .01:45 01:45 . This is crucial to the Chapter Heads and Chapter Couple Coordinators because it will help them know who among their members have not gone through or completed the training yet.

1.). etc. visuals. Leads the 2nd part of the HLT. Household Topic Manual Things to Bring for the Participants . The Speakers and Sharers • • Three (3) speakers will be needed for this activity.12 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l ch a p te r 1 13 The Service Team A. etc. Bible 4. Pens 3. The brother facilitates the activity while the sister counterpart prepares the other details of the activity such as food preparation (optional). Bible 4. C. The Chapter Couple Coordinators ensure that all Household Heads go through the HLT before they handle a household grouping and or serving in a youth camp as discussion group leaders. YFC leader gives the workshop on how to use the YFC Household Topic Manual. Both team leaders should be prepared to give the talk in the absence of the speakers. registration sheet. Devotional/In His Steps/Scripture Guide The HLT Session Topics Session 1: THE HEART OF OUR VISION Session 2: THE STATE OF OUR HEARTS Session 3: HOUSEHOLD 101 • B. The Chapter Couple Coordinators • • Works with the youth team leaders in preparing all the details of the activity (venue. • Things to Prepare for the HLT 1. Information Sheet (for Directory of New Household Heads) 5. Notebook 2. The Team Leaders • • The team leader for the HLT should be a brother assisted by a sister. Sharers in each talk will be needed (refer to talk outline for the profile of sharers). He is someone who faithfully used the YFC Household Topic Manual in his household. Song Book 3. speakers. Guitar 2.

then read the verse John 21:15-19 (Feed My Sheep) and reflect on the following questions: ---Recall your first household within the community.CHAPTER 2 THE HEART FOR OUR VISION Session One of the Household Leaders’ Training SESSION DYNAMICS Objectives For the participants: 1. the participants are encouraged to write their reflections. To appreciate the importance of God’s love in the lives of our members in the community. Dynamics 1. 2. 3. He will ask them to find a quiet spot within the room. To learn how to use this love in bringing people closer to God. Talk Proper 2. To realize that the vision of our community is centered on the power of God’s love. Plenary Group Sharing . Reflection Activity • • The Speaker will start by leading the participants into a prayer and reflection. How did you experience and feel the love of the Lord in that household? As they reflect. 3.

and have undergone the HLT. Paul experienced and one that was modeled by Jesus – LOVE. We have the privilege and the responsibility to create and make understandable concept of God’s love to our members. CHAPTER 2 THE HEART FOR OUR VISION Session One of the Household Leaders’ Training EXPANDED OUTLINE Introduction n YFC. At the heart of our vision is the great mission to love. I The Power of Love s household heads. to do more and give more for God. There should be at least two (2) to three (3) sharers. However. It is the kind of love that can change people just like the way it is changing us. one which St. Just like how Jesus modeled it. we have to be reminded that the world will be renewed if individuals are renewed. we are anointed by Christ to love like He loved us.16 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l • The speaker will now open the floor for sharing. We envision a world united in Christ. where there is genuine brotherhood and sisterhood – where people genuinely care and look after each other. We envision a world that is safer and more peaceful. feeling loved follows naturally from experiencing compassion and genuine concern. Open themselves to trust and engage friendships with other A . we often hear of visions and dreams. Speaker’s Profile A YFC leader who is pastorally mature and inspiring in sharing his passion in leading a household. There is only one force that is powerful enough to bring about this change. The Vision of Youth for Christ “Young people being and brining Christ wherever they are” moves us to go out into the world to spread the love of God. the love that Christ gives to us through our households slowly moves them to: A. We have to understand that though we don’t have real control over them. This vision has moved us. together with the community. He is preferably a chapter head or up.

and remembered in the most important moments of their lives (e. birthdays. we can show them this love by: • • Striving to know more about them. They begin to realize that they can be better. They begin to see us as people that can LEAD (them) and influence them to do something good and be good. Most Crucial Service Since the main mission of YFC is to renew and bring change in people’s lives. and as well as. M C. in YFC we are grouped into households to make sure that everyone is loved and belongs to a family. Giving them opportunities to share more about God’s love in their lives and love other people in return. . this implies that being a household head is one of the most important kinds of service. graduating.) and letting them know that we are praying for them. capable of loving others. we must realize that we are: A. It is our outward act of directing every member towards that vision. Knowing their concerns (family. Listen and be teachable When our members started (begin) to realize that we are looking out for them. Seeking to make them special. and see that they could trust us. Thus. Our Vision in Action ur vision in the community should move us to love our households as our family. They begin to see themselves the way that God sees them. allowing them to slowly experience and realize Christ’s amazing love. etc. They begin to open up to us the (a) deeper part of who they are. healing and complete conversion. they begin to seek our guidance. Part of a System of Caring Once a household is able to meet regularly. Having regular one-on-ones with them. seeking to be updated in their personal lives.g. career etc. members within the group begin to open up for guidance. The household becomes the most concrete expression of God’s love within the YFC community. As we learn more about their lives. passing their subjects. Heal. and genuine trust and concern is established. more than just their names . All it takes is a decision to go out of our way to care for other people. They see themselves as people worthy to be loved. healing and change slowly come into their lives. B.).18 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l ch a p te r 2 19 people. change for the better. As household heads. All we need to find out is if we are ready to take on a more difficult but more meaningful service. • Continuing to share our lives with them. Now the challenge is on us to do the same. love life. O • B. As household heads. Its main task is to do the basic role of taking care of people and making sure that they are brought closer to God. Guiding them by being good role models. genuinely want to see them happy. and love others more in return As they are guided with love. The love that we give can slowly move them to start engaging friendships with us. Sincere love makes them see that there are genuine people that they could trust with their lives. knowing that trusting us can lead us to their growth as a man and woman for God. We continue showing them love by: • • Giving them opportunities to nourish and improve on their skills. we begin to show them love by: • • • Learning how to correct them properly. It is a system that will keep each member to feel that they belong. Conclusion ost of us are experiencing the blessings of a renewed life in Jesus because someone took the time and effort to care for us.

During the prayer. Talk Proper 3. the speaker is to read them the verse “1 John 4:8. Dynamics 1. To instill the right attitudes of being household leader as a way to have a heart for the people. 3.” The participants are asked to reflect on the verse with the following questions: a. To realize that this service is centered on God and His love for us. It may display the different existing households in the area. 2. and someone who is pastorally mature. Opening Video: • • This can be a slide show of different household picture and a p te r 2 21 b. What is the state of your heart? . 10. SESSION DYNAMICS Objectives For the participants: 1. Reflection Activity: • • • The Speaker will then lead the participants into a prayer. someone who is able to conduct regular households with their members. What are the issues in your life that may hinder you from caring for other people? 3. Next. participants will be grouped into groups of three (3) to share their thoughts regarding the talk and reflection. 2. To learn how to concretely show and share Christ’s love to the members entrusted to us. CHAPTER 2 THE STATE OF OUR HEARTS Session Two of the Household Leaders’ Training Speaker’s Profile A YFC leader who has already gone through an HLT.

we are to learn and share this kind of love by: A. We serve the Lord and love the people because it is our way of loving Him back. (It is kind of love that is genuine and unconditional). For God The reason that we are loving people and have answered God’s call is because of (also for) Him. As household heads. “Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young. All in all. A A Heart for God’s People od has allowed us to experience His love through different ways and in different aspects of our lives. we are also the people expected to guide them in knowing the culture of our community and what it means to be a child of God. Because of God God is the reason why we are called here. B. Looking at our own lives. to persevere even in difficult times. interacting with the people who are just beginning to have a renewed relationship with the Lord. Let us always remember that it is not only with our own abilities that we love others. This mission will teach us a lot of things. A Household leader should have a heart for God and a heart for His people. CHAPTER 2 THE STATE OF OUR HEARTS Session Two of the Household Leaders’ Training EXPANDED OUTLINE Introduction great deal about being a household leader depends not on what you do. thus. The journey that He is calling us is something that we are to do on our own. As household heads. As household heads. and to be eager to show his love to everyone. but it is with God’s great power. This is our response to the love that He has shown us. He is continuing to fill us up with His love. We are placed at the very heart of the mission. but be an example of love. we are reminded that it is not our age that will determine our response to be household leaders but what matters is what’s inside our hearts and our desire to serve God through others. This is a path where (that) we are walking with Him. We can start doing this by: • Being the earliest in our household meetings. Until now. the difficulty in our mission may overwhelm us but God will give us the right a p te r 2 23 prayerful and have the heart that always listens to God’s will. In this verse. mercy. As household leaders. Keeping this in mind will move us to always be connected to the one that has called us in this mission. Leading a good example Our members are entrusted to us for guidance and support. and the right posture of heart. It will even make us grow as an individual. A Heart for God o be a household head is not an easy task. As household heads. we must never forget in our hearts that our mission is all: A. It is. be assured that this is no mistake made by our leaders but instead this is part of God’s great and personal plan for us. These people need someone that can guide and look up to (and guide) them to do the right thing. As we learn and discover the beauty of God’s love – a kind of love that is genuine and unconditional. C. and love that can transform lives. As anointed leaders of His people. and trained to become the household heads of people He entrusted to us. as soon as we ask for His help. This means that we are to give our all and our best. we are also given the task to share this great gift to other people. important that we seek to follow and do the right thing at all times. most of us would even feel that we are worthy of such a challenge. we have to keep in mind that we are doing everything for God. With God God is with us every step of the way. we are to remain G T . but on who you are. anointed. A lot of it has to do with the state of our hearts. faith and purity…” 1 Timothy 4:12.

We can start doing that by: • • • • Regularly checking up on our members by calling or visiting them at home. and all those around them. to be able to fulfill this mission as household leaders. friends. Allowing ourselves to be guided by our own leaders CHAPTER 2 B. Going beyond our limits Being a household head can have its own challenges.) Conclusion eing a household leader may be difficult but the reward for this mission is never ending. 3. B Commitment of a Household Leader • I will care for my household members by communicating with them regularly. COMMITMENT ACTIVITY 1. (Because the) The heart of Jesus models that of a true servant heart . As household heads. but to serve. and to give His life a ransom for many…”Matthew 20:28. Being the first to serve instead of being served. the Team leader will gather everyone through (using) a gathering song. “Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served. Being ready to go out of our way for them. He will then lead everyone into a commitment ceremony by instructing the crowd to recite the “Commitment of a Household Leader” followed by “The Household Leader’s Prayer” Note to the Team Leaders: (The team leaders) You can make a commitment card or bookmark which will be distributed to the participants upon your instructions (of the team leader) within the commitment activity. exhorting them for the exciting service of being a household head. (a heart that chooses to serve and will be in ransom of many). Learning to correct them properly and lovingly. He (The team leader) may share personal realizations and lessons. Having regular one-on-ones with our members not just for the purpose of correcting them. There are times that we will experience rejection and feel that our members are not responding to us. and in praying for them always. (. family.a heart that chooses to serve and will be in ransom of many. we have to be ready to exert more effort. Making sure we have our households for personal nourishment. Their) their brothers and sisters in YFC. The household heads prayer can be included in this card or bookmark. giving us the need to do more than just our regular households. and love more for our members. The team leader will summarize and process what has happened throughout the day. I will teach my household members to love (–) their fellow household members.24 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l • • • • Practicing what we advise them to do .someone to live and die to show great love and service for others. We must take on the heart of Christ . it will also push us to grow (more) and live more in His grace. • • • . 2. After the second session. schooling and love life. give more. (and) friends. I will attend all activities of YFC that are applicable to me – especially the regular household leaders training. This service will not only teach us about God’s love. informing them of all YFC activities and by making their concerns my own. (They can also include the household heads prayer in this card or book mark. There will be times that we will have members that are experiencing very difficult situations. I will bring my household members to the Lord by teaching them how to apply Christ’s words in their personal lives – their family.

Let me love with Your Love and Wisdom. Forgive my sinfulness and my stubbornness. In this. To be equipped in using the YFC Household Topics Manual. Open Forum 5. You know everything I do…Find out if there is any unrighteousness in me and guide in the everlasting way. Review of HLT Sessions (Session 1 and 2) 3. CHAPTER 2 HOUSEHOLD LEADING 101 Session Three of the Household Leaders’ Training SESSION DYNAMICS Objectives For the participants: 1. Dynamics 1. faithful to my studies.” (Psalm 139:1-2. To understand the basics of leading a household. my guilt. Opening Worship 2. 3. Teach me to love. 2. I realize that I am most unworthy. Fill me. The speaker then exhorts the crowd to a closing worship. teach me. and more loving to my family especially to my parents. let Your love and strength bridge the gap. You know me. The Household Leaders’ Prayer “Lord you have searched me and You know me. Planning of the first Household Meeting 6. loyal to my brothers and sisters in YFC. When I lack patience. my sin and my pain. genuine concern and courage. To learn how to conduct a household prayer meeting. guide me and give me strength. 4. and bless those I will care for that they may love.26 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l • I will be a witness of Jesus Christ – by being pure and righteous. . AMEN. Closing Worship Speaker’s Profile This talk must be given by the YFC Cluster Head of the area. I thank you for choosing me to serve you by caring for Your people. yet You call for me. the speaker may provide handouts and visual presentation (to assist in) for the better understanding of the topic discussed. 4. Talk Proper • This session is a plenary discussion of all the basic elements of being a Household Head. Take my heart of stone and turn it into flesh. and so I ask for your grace. 24) Lord Jesus.

and about God. It is highly encourage that we make use of our manual since (hence) all YFC identity (as a YFC) that we wanted our members to carry out (is in the manual) are highlighted and included there. gaining support. apart from the regular meeting of the chapter. Ask questions on the expectations of your (their) members on the household. 3. Households are conducted twice every month. 2. EXPANDED OUTLINE The Household Basics he household is the smallest unit within the community made up of usually four (4) – seven (7) members. Note: For your first household. it is important that we encourage our members to be open about who they are and to trust the people whom they are a p te r 2 29 time and schedule. As we lead. Processing To process means to put into a basic understanding of a Preparing for a Household 1. and better handling. Note: The regular household meeting can be guided with the Household Topic Manual. it is important for us to remember the following guidelines: 1. Sharing and Processing 1. Start with your own realizations / set the tone of the topic. Sharing It is not often easy for members to share something deep about themselves. Ideally. Generally. Be there before your members. try to make the household a habit for your members by setting a regular . The Household Topic Manual has (have) indicated guide questions in each talk to facilitate the discussion of each topic. Describe briefly the purpose of households in the community. have the YFC Household Topic Manual available for you get ideas and browse over. a household is finalized right after its members(hip) finishes the Youth Camp. it is important to seek for the Lord’s will and guidance. depending on the availability of the members. all household topics seek to allow each members of the group to know more about themselves. 2. It is ideal that the households are divided between male and female. As we lead our members to God. 2. the members. 4. 3. As household heads. CHAPTER 2 HOUSEHOLD LEADING 101 Session Three of the Household Leaders’ Training 4. As this is done. Make sure you inform everyone regarding the household. Give a preview of the talk. 3. Share what the focus of the sharing will be. seek to set expectations amongst you and the members. Finalize the venue and time early. It is very important that our topics for our households are discerned. and prayed for. It is a venue for the members of each household to experience the nature and greatness of Christ’s amazing love through sharing joy. the more that they will be able to go to the household. Open with a prayer or worship. Leading the Household 1. As much as possible. As household heads. building trust. 2. T 5. Use the bible and let us pray as we read it. we are to emphasize complete confidentiality of everything discussed in the households. Find out if they need help to get to the venue. and learning how to express this love to others. Make your household meeting easy to go to. The more it is accessible for everyone. understanding. and are led by a male and female household head respectively to have more openness.

and the challenges (physical or mental preparation. Updating during Chapter Service Meetings • A service meeting will be conducted every month to help you serve your members better. or personal concerns of the group) encountered during the household. crucial (for) to monitor this through filling up and updating our monitoring sheets. Household Monitoring Sheet (Refer to Appendix B) • This is a form filled up by the household head. The Household Topic Manual can serve as a guide for processing a particular topic. This form allows the household head to monitor each individual’s attendance. It is in the processing that our members are able to fully understand and make applicable the lessons imparted during the session. thus. This means that it is filled up and kept by the household head. Household Form (refer to Appendix A) • This is a monitoring sheet for a household head’s personal use. We need to strengthen some areas as we continue to grow in the service and the love of the people God has entrusted to us. Prayer . It is. and because of His faithfulness. we too can decide to be faithful by His grace.Our prayer time should be intact if we are to care for God’s people – listening for the Lord’s instruction and interceding for our members. every quarter. we should remember that we have a faithful God. and noted by the Chapter Couple Coordinator. the Speaker/Chapter head will lead everyone into a closing worship. • • C. A Exhortation Point for the Closing Worship • Being a household head is a call and a gift from God. T Household Monitoring s household heads. These sheets serve as a reference for us in guiding our household in their journey towards a strong relationship with Christ. Open Forum .We should always evaluate our service to God through suggestions of others. Hence. As household heads.30 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l ch a p te r 2 31 particular concept or story in order for others to relate with it and see the same point of view. asking God to purify us daily. T Planning of First Household Meeting he Chapter Head together with the Chapter Couple Coordinators will lead everyone to plan the next household meeting of the chapter and of the members. and humbly seeking God’s will. we have a crucial role of pastoring our members through the processing of (the) topics and sharings discussed with the group. and the discussed household topics. he speaker will encourage everyone to ask questions if there are things that need to be clarified. Humble leadership . the topic used for a given household. It gives a summary of the each member’s attendance during household. we are able to witness closely the growth of the members placed under our care.Although our faith may falter. We should continue to serve in spite of our weaknesses. Faith in God . • • • • B. After the Planning.We should always be aware of our intentions in service. it is important that one should be familiar with: A. Accountability . submitted to the Chapter Youth Head.

2 Submitted by: Date Received by: Date . blackened male or female whichever is not applicable) 1st HOUSE HOLD Signature 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Topic 1 HOUSE HOLD st Challenges 2nd HOUSE HOLD 3rd HOUSE HOLD 4th HOUSE HOLD Prepared by: (signature over printed name) Household Heads Furnish a copy to the following: 1 Copy – Sector Coordinators/Youth Heads 1 Copy – Cluster Youth Heads/Hosehold Head 1 Copy – Cluster Community Based Coordinators/Youth Heads Revised 2012.ANNEX A HOUSEHOLD FORM οο Sector Cluster Chapter Community High School Others: Campus Torch Year οο οο 20__ 2nd HOUSE HOLD Signature Attendance Month MALE / FEMALE Member’s Name (pls.

from January to March) Household Topic Date Venue NAMES 1. to be NOTED BY: ______________________________ submitted to the chapter head every quarter during Leaders Assembly. Note: This monitoring sheet is to be filled up by the household. 3. 2. 5. (name of couple coordinator) Chapter Couple Coordinator .g. 4.ANNEX B HOUSEHOLD MONITORING SHEET CHAPTER Household Head: ____________________________ Chapter Youth Head: _________________________ Quarter: _________ (e.

worship. T Title Value Anchor Verse Objectives Mechanics This is the topic stated in a simple yet catchy phrase. These bring out the youth’s inner thoughts and feelings about a particular topic. understanding and better handling. 3. Each outline consists of the following elements: WHAT IN THE WORLD! OH. Our households do not necessarily end when we close it with a prayer. freedom and faith. These instruct us on how to go about the entire household by the detail. These questions also pave the way for a deeper relationship of trust and openness within the Household. so that Action Plans T . It is also a place for the members to deepen their relationship with God through prayer.a n n ex c 37 every Household will become a place of nourishment and fellowship for the members as they grow and tread the path of a good and happy Christian life. then a lifestyle. It encourages them to understand themselves better. Guide Questions Lessons Other Anchor Verses The Purpose his manual is designed to further affirm the value of fun. Action plans create opportunities for our members to apply what they have learned. The Household is the basic unit in the structure of Youth for Christ. These support the Anchor Verse. making it real. To have more openness. and everlasting. Trust is built as they open their minds and hearts to their fellow household members. and realization in every aspect of their lives. Households are conducted twice every month. it is important for us to remeber the following guidelines: 1. tragedies and triumphs. assisting them in applying it to their everyday lives. it is ideal that the household of the brothers be separated from that of the sisters. with a brother and a sister leading respectively. 2. apart from the regular meeting of the Chapter. This reminds us that the topic is based on God’s Word. It aims to provide sutable topics and activities. These give us a clear idea of what the main topic is trying to achieve. ANNEX C The How his manual contains topic outlines that will guide us in the delivery of our chosen topic. a Household is finalized right after its members finishes the Youth Camp. Ideally. depending on the availability of the members. I SEE… THE YFC HOUSEHOLD TOPIC MANUAL GUIDE The What This is the avenue where YFC members get to experience the greatness of Christ’s amazing love on a peronal level as they share with one another their struggles and victories. However. The is the main lesson that we want to impart to our YFC members. As we lead our respective Households. There are usually 4-7 members in one Household group. These are what we want our members to hold on to by the end of the Household. in order to fully maximize this manual. the readers must have already undergone the Household Leaders’ Training (HLT). making their learning a habit. friendship. and in listening to His’ messages for them.

Genuine Service (Servanthood) Topic 49: Tell the World (Endurance in Mission) Topic 57: “T” Share (Stewardship of one’s time. Vital Standards (Living out the Christian Lifestyle) SINGLE MINDED FOR GOD SEEKING GOD’S WILL Topic 41: Will of God (Knowing God’s Will) Topic 7: Rabbit or Turtle (Focus and Determination) Topic 8: Take the lead (Initiative and Perseverance) EMBRACING VOCATION Topic 62: Next Attraction (Appreciating the life and mission of Singles for Christ) Topic 63: Standing Firm (Being firm in one’s own vocation) LESS FOR SELF Topic 9: Nothing More (Contentment) ENOUGH FOR ALL Topic 53: Mother Theresa: Hero of the Poor (Commitment and service to others) Topic 19: S.38 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l a n n ex c Topic 33: Count me In (Compassion for brothers and sisters in need) Topic 34: All in One (Commitment in our work and mission with the poor) PATRIOTIC LOVING GOD’S PLAN Topic 12: Be Loyal (Loyalty to our heritage and our roots) Topic 13: Color it Green (Respect for Culture and the Environment) Topic 14: Live Out Loud (Excellence in serving others) HONORING YOUR ROOTS Topic 35: Live Simply (Living out our values as good citizens) Topic 36: Made to Be (Understanding God’s plan and purpose) Topic 37: Meal of Justice (Understanding the value of justice) 100% FREE PASSION FOR SERVICE Topic 56: One Love (Living together in Harmony and Peace) Topic 54: Hands On Work (Servant Leadership) Topic 55: Generation Next (Making a difference) 39 3 Year Household Prayer Meeting Topics YEAR 1 ATTRACTION FEEL LIKE JESUS Topic 1: You’re Invited (Eagerness to be part of the activities of our community) Topic 2: When I’m with you (Living out the joy of prayer and worship) Topic 3: Take my hand (Trusting Others) Topic 4: Ears of Joy (Humility and respect through listening SELF-DISCOVERY Topic 5: Meekness. Listening and Respect) YOU ARE SPECIAL Topic 15: The Best Gift (Appreciating God’s Design) Topic 16: A Matter of Integrity (Value of Honor and Integrity) Topic 17: He Recognized True Worth (Appreciating our Worth and Value as God’s Creation) SEARCH-IN Topic 18: My Prayer Life (Growing in our prayer life) TURNING POINT Topic 38: Hidden Charges (Building and having trust with one another) Topic 39: Accountability Check (Accountability) Topic 40: Silly Rules vs. talent and treasure) Topic 58: You Complete Me (Being Patriots as a response to God’s faithfulness) RISING FROM THE FALL Topic 59: Embrace the Broken (Compassion for others) Topic 60: Do IT! (Confidence to overcome temptation) Topic 61: I endure to be pure (Endurance to live a pure lifestyle) SELF-DUPLICATION Topic 50: On the Ground (Humility in being a good example to others) Topic 51: Becoming the Gift (Sharing one’s life to others) Topic 52: Anything but Ordinary (Honesty. not weakness (Humility in accepting our own weaknesses) Topic 6: Silent Mode (Growing in our prayer time) YEAR 2 SUSTAINABILITY MISSIONARY THINK LIKE JESUS Topic 24: Exchange Gift (Openness to learn new things) Topic 25: Send Me (Servanthood) Topic 26: Mission Possible (Creativity and Resourcefulness) Topic 27: Tattooed on my Mind (Loyalty to God) MODEL OF EXCELLENCE SELF-DEVELOPMENT Topic 28: One Track.T ME (Knowing Oneself) Topic 42: Cross Roads (Making Godly and loving decisions) .W.O. One Mind (Focus and Knowing one’s priorities) Topic 29: Jack and Jill and their trades (Discovering and enhancing your gifts) Topic 30: Rough Riders (Perseverance and Determination) Topic 31: Even the Smallest Detail (Diligence and Endurance) CHAMPION OF THE POOR MORE FOR OTHERS Topic 32: Share a Load (Generosity) YEAR 3 EMPOWERMENT LIVE LIKE JESUS Topic 47: It’s not about me (Total Reliance on God) Topic 48: Win (Courage and Boldness to proclaim God’s Word) Topic 10: Simply JC (Simplicity) Topic 11: Genuine Love. Trust.

Trust.A. Listening and Respect) .P. (God’s Appointed Protector) (Accountability in being guardians of unity in the home and in the family) Topic 20: See Me Through (Knowing oneself more through others) Topic 21: Picture Perfect (Appreciation of God’s plan for the family) Topic 22: Forever Gift (Seeking the good in our own family) Topic 23: Somewhere Out There (Appreciating the bigger family of YFC and CFC) Topic 46: Care to Chat (Honesty.40 househol d l ead e r s ’ tr a i n i n g m a n u a l Topic 64: Wait on the Lord (Patience in waiting for God’s plan to unfold in one’s life) SOURCE OF UNITY TO THE FAMILY GOING BACK HOME I AM HOME UNITING HOME Topic 43: Obedience Step by Step (Learning to purify one’s desires) Topic 44: Do you love me? (Patience and Perseverance in our family relationships) Topic 45: I Stand Corrected (Healing and Forgiveness) Topic 65: House Party (Understanding our Godgiven roles in the family) Topic 66: Family Portrait (Perseverance in witnessing to one’s own family) Topic 67: G.