Youth is the time of life when one is young, and often means the time between childhood and adulthood maturity. Youth is an experience that may shape an individual's level of dependency, which can be marked in various ways according to different cultural perspectives. Personal experience is marked by an individual's cultural norms or traditions , while a youth's level of dependency means the extent to which they still rely on their family emotionally and economically.
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Starting a Young Adult Group
There is no one size fits all when it comes to ministry, especially in Young Adult Ministry. If you would like to start a group in your parish or region , here are some suggestions. What works for one group may not work for another. Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance and ask others to pray. This is a good way to get a parish involved in Young Adult Ministry. Many older Catholics are very concerned about younger Catholics not being in the pews and would be very happy to pray for this ministry. Even if you are hoping to create a regional Young Adult Group, you will still want to connect to a parish probably one centrally located and will need the support of the pastor and parish staff.
A young adult is generally a person ranging in age from their late teens or early twenties to their thirties, although definitions and opinions, such as Erik Erikson 's stages of human development , vary. The young adult stage in human development precedes middle adulthood. For a variety of reasons, timelines on young adulthood cannot be exactly defined—producing different results according to the different mix of overlapping indices legal, maturational, occupational, sexual, emotional and the like employed, or on whether 'a developmental perspective