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CFCYOUTHFORCHRIST

3YearPastoralFormationTrack
Year2

YEARII

YFCPARENTS
HONORINGNIGHT

2009Edition

CFCYouthforChrist

YFCYear2:PARENTSHONORINGNIGHT(2009EDITION)

YFCParentsHonoringNight
TABLEOFCONTENTS

Chapter1:THEFAMILYFOCUSEDACTIVITIESANDTHEPARENTSHONORING
NIGHT
A. Rationale
B. OverviewoftheFamilyFocusedActivities
C. OverviewofParentsHonoringNight
D. Objectives

Chapter2:GUIDELINESINCONDUCTINGTHEACTIVITY
A. PreparingfortheParentsHonoringNight
B. ThingstoConsider
C. MaterialsNeeded

Chapter3:THEPROGRAMANDTHETALKINGPOINTS
A. SuggestedSchedule
B. TalkingPoints
WelcomeRemarks
TestimoniesandHonoring
ParentsResponse
CoupleCoordinatorsExhortation
SamplePrayersforPrayover

APPENDICES
A. ActivityEvaluationForm
B. SampleRegistrationForms
C. TemplateofProgramScript
D. VideoRequirementsDescription

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CHAPTER1

THEFAMILYFOCUSEDACTIVITIESANDTHEPARENTS
HONORINGNIGHT

A. RATIONALE

CFCYouthforChrist(YFC)believesintheroleofthefamily,mostparticularlythe
parents,inthegrowthandformationoftheirchildren.AlthoughYFCcreatesasupport
groupforyoungpeopleages1321inastageoftheirlifewheretheyareformingtheir
own identity and building their own dreams, we cannot discount the fact that YFC
cannotdothesealone.Infact,YFCprovidesasupplementtothekindofenvironment
theyouthexperiencesinhis/herhome.

Throughtheyears,YFCsawtheneedtoreinforcetheimportanceofthefamilyin
moldingtheyoung.YFCthen,seekstobringtheYFCmembersbacktotheirfamilyand
acknowledge more strongly that the molding of family takes precedence in all other
support groups for the young. YFC also seeks neither to alienate nor to replace the
family. Hence, YFC introduces the FamilyFocused Activities, one of which is the
ParentsHonoringNight.

B. OVERVIEWOFTHEFAMILYFOCUSEDACTIVITY

TheFamilyFocusedActivitieswereenvisioned becauseoftheneedtonourish
themembershiplevelbystrengtheningfamilyrelationships.

TheobjectivesoftheFamilyFocusedActivitiesareasfollows:
1. ToallowtheyoungtorealizeandclaimGodsplanfortheirpresentand
futurefamily.
2. ToteachtheyoungtobringChristtotheirfamily.
3. Tostrengthenthefamilyrelationship.
4. Toincreaseintheyoungtheloveandvalueforsiblings.
5. ToencouragenonCFCParentstoloveandvaluecommunity.
6. Tocreateanalternativeenvironmentforfamilyfellowship.

ThefollowingarethedifferentFamilyFocusedActivities;eachwillhappenevery
yearwithinthe3YearPastoralFormationTrackofYFCmembers:

Year1:FamilyCulture

Year2:ParentsHonoringNight

Year3:BestWeekend(MotherDaughterCampandFatherSonCamp)

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C. OVERVIEWOFTHEPARENTSHONORINGNIGHT

The Parents Honoring Night is a 5hour, night activity, conducted on a cluster


level for the Community Based Program and sector level for High School and Campus
Basedprograms.

TheParentsHonoringNightisagatheringoffamilieswhobelongtoagreater
familyinCFCandYFC.ItisnightofhonoringGod,ourparentsandthiscommunity.The
attendees of the activities are YFC members in their second year, their parents and
CoupleCoordinators.TheCFCleadersintheclustermustbeinvited.

D. OBJECTIVES

InaYFCmemberssecondyearinYFC,theParentsHonoringNightaimsto:

1. LeveluptheYFCsappreciationofhis/herfamilythroughthecultureofappreciating
andhonoring.
2. Provide a venue for the YFC members, their parents, the YFC Couple Coordinators
andtheCFCtointeractandbuildrelationshipandsupport.
3. Bringoutfromtheparents,theCFC,andthemembersoftheotherministries,the
appreciationofYFCandtheworkofCFCinbringingfamiliesclosertoeachother.

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CHAPTER2

GUIDELINESINCODUCTINGTHEPARENTSHONORINGNIGHT

A. PREPARINGTHEPARENTSHONORINGNIGHT

AlargepartofthesuccessoftheParentsHonoringNightliesontheattendance
of the parents to be honored. This also means that the Parents Honoring Night is a
partnership with the CFC Cluster. There are two key groups of people whom the YFC
Cluster Couple Coordinator and the YFC Cluster Head need to talk to and seek to get
involved with in the preparation of the Parents Honoring Night. They are the CFC
ClusterandtheParentsoftheYFCs,especiallythosealreadyactiveinthecluster.

ROLESOFTHEYFCCLUSTERCOUPLECOORDINATOR
1. SharethevisionontheactivitywiththemembersoftheCFCCluster.Allowthem
tobeexcitedaswellandseethatthisisabouttheirchildreninYFC.Iftheyhave
nochildren,allowthemtoseethatthisisaboutthefutureofCFCandforthem
torealizethatthisistheirpartintakingcareofYFCs.
2. Plan the activity with the CFC Cluster Head. This will ensure a greater
participationofthewholeCluster.
3. TalkwiththemhowtheCFCcanbebestinvitedtoattendtheactivity.
4. DiscusswiththemhowtheCFCClusterHouseholdcangetinvolvedintheevent;
assignthemtoaspecificcommitteetogetherwithaYFCcounterpart.
5. DiscussalsotheYFCActivitiesforthenextsixmonths.Thisisanopportunityto
involvetheCFCleadersinthefutureactivitiesoftheirchildreninYFC.
6. After the activity, the Cluster Couple Coordinators role is also to invite the
parentsofparticipantswhoseparentsarenotyetinCFCtoattendfutureoron
goingCLPs

CFCCLUSTER
1. Promote the activity first to the CFC Cluster Household then to the rest of the
Clusterthroughhouseholdandchapterassembly.Sharewiththemthevisionof
theParentsHonoringNight.
2. Invitethempersonally.TheCFCunitheadswillbethepointpersonintermsof
promotingtheeventtotheCFCparents.
3. Getthenamesofthepossibleparticipantsanddatabase.

YFCsWHOSEPARENTSAREACTIVEINTHECFCCHAPTER
1. InspireYFCswhoseparentsareactiveinCFC.
2. AllowthemtorealizetheprivilegeoflivinginthefulfillmentofthevisionofCFC.

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STEPBYSTEPACTIVITYGUIDELINES
1. SetameetingwiththeCFCClusterHeadtoplantheParentsHonoringNight.
2. Finalizedateandvenuewiththem.
3. DelegatesomeassignmentswiththemandpartnerwithYFCs.Committeeheads
can be distributed among CFC Chapter Heads. They will be assigned together
withYFCChapterHeads.Thecommitteesareasfollows:
a. Registration/Secretariat/Promotionstakescareofinformingeveryone,
facilitates welcoming of participants, makes sure that there is food for
everyone
b. Documentation makes sure that the event is documented (video and
pictures)
c. Logisticsphysicalsetup,venue,soundsystem
d. Program/PFOassignmentofworshipleadersandemcees
e. KFC Youth Facilitators (KFC Ate and Kuya) for announcement of KFC
activitiesandhelpintakingcareofchildrenofCFCwithKFCage.
f. LiturgyandMusicMinistrycollaborationofCFCandYFCinthechapter
4. AnnounceinCFCChapterAssemblies.PersonallyinviteCFCMembers.
5. IdentifyandtalktoYFCswhoseparentsareactiveinCFCtoinvitetheirparents.
6. Discusstheparentssupportgroup(PSG)programwiththeCFCClusterHeadso
thattheycanassignCFChouseholdsasPSG.

B. THINGSTOCONSIDER

1. Find a suitable venue for the activity depending on the needs of the program (ex.
BBQ,beachparty,etc.).Achapelwithaconferenceroomareacanalsobeasuitable
venuefortheactivity.
2. PreparetheEucharisticCelebration.(ThiscanalsobedoneonSaturdayfollowedby
theanticipatedmass)
3. Decideonthefoodfordinner(CanbecateredorPotluck)
4. Identifytheperson/sincharge.(TeamLeadersandCoordinatorsIncharge)
5. Sendoutinvitationstoallparentsandgettheirconfirmation.
6. Since,itistheClusterCoupleCoordinatorswhoknowsalmosteveryonewhowillbe
attending the event, it is suggested that they would be the emcees of the event
togetherwithaYFCleader.(Preferablyafamily)
7. YFCswillpreparepresentationsbasedontheirowntalenttobededicatedtotheir
parents.(E.g.Dance,Songnumber,RolePlay/Skit,etc.)
8. ApresentationofKFCactivitieswillbeinsertedduringorafterthepresentationof
talents.ThiscanbedonebyKFCYouthFacilitators.Thisistoinviteeveryonetobring
theiryoungersiblingsinthisministry.
9. The parents support group program can be done after the KFC presentation. The
ParentsSupportGroupProgramisaprogramtogettheparentsinvolvedinmaking
sure that their children are attending their household meeting. Parents will be

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assigned to monitor a YFC household meeting, making sure that they have the
meanstogotoahousehold,followthemupiftheyarenotattendingandinformthe
parents of the members of the household about the household and upcoming
activities.
10. YFCs are asked to prepare candles for the Candlelighting activity. This is a
symbolicceremonyofhonoringtheirparents.TheYFCsrepresentthemselvesasthe
candleandtheparentsastheoneswhostartedtheflame.Thisalsosymbolizesthat
theparentsarethesourceoflightandwithoutthemthecandlesareuseless.
11. YFCs are asked to prepare something special as a gift/ token to their parents (ex.
Poem,handmadegift,songcomposition,etc.),andasongtoserenadetheparents.

C. MATERIALSNEEDS/THINGSTOPREPARE

Venue
Food
Invitations
Confirmationifcomingornot
RegistrationForms
FlyersofYFCActivities(tobedistributedwhentheyregister)
Videos
Speakers
Sharers
PresentationsofYFCs(seeattachedAVPdescription)
PowerPointofYFCActivities(seeattachedAVPdescription)
Candles(onemainandsmallcandlesforeveryone)
Matches
Roses
SmallGiftsforParents
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CHAPTER3

THEPROGRAMANDTALKINGPOINTS

A. SUGGESTEDSCHEDULE(ifthereisaEucharisticCelebration)

05:00pm
05:30pm
05:50pm
06:50pm
06:55pm
07:00pm
07:45pm
08:20pm
08:25pm
08:30pm
09:00pm
09:20pm
10:00pm

Arrival/Registration
TeachingofSongs
EucharisticCelebration
OpeningWorship/Prayer
WelcomeRemarks
Dinner
YFCPresentation
KFCPresentation
ParentsSupportGroupProgram
Testimonies/Honoring
ParentsResponse
CoupleCoordinatorsExhortation
ClosingWorship/Prayer

B. TALKINGPOINTS

WELCOMEREMARKS

SpeakerProfile:CFCChapterHeadintheArea

Wewelcomeallofyoutooureventtonight.Tonight,weallcelebrateGodsgiftoffamily.Letus
beopentohavefunandenjoyeachotherscompany.Wealsocelebratethefreedomtobeat
our best and be with the people we love. Tonight, just relax. Let us allow friendships to be
strengthenedandnurturedtonight.Mostimportantly,letushonorGodforHisfaithfulnessto
ourfamily.

TESTIMONIESANDHONORING

SharersProfile:
1. AYFCwhoseparentsareCFC,thankingthemforbringingtheminthiscommunity.
2. AYFCwhoseparentsarenotCFC,thankingthemforsupportingthemintheirmissionin
YFC.

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3. A YFC who does not live with their parents, honoring them for the love that didnt
changeamidstbeingawayfromthem.
4. AYFCwhoappreciatescorrection.
5. A YFC honoring his parents for the hardships they went through in providing for the
family.
6. AYFChonoringhisparentsforsimplyallowingthemtolive.

After all the sharers have told us their stories, we welcome 2 to 3 YFCs to share their own
stories. The time consumed should always be noted. The parents of the sharers stands up
whenevertheirchildshares.Allsharersareencouragedtospeakasiftheyarejusttalkingto
theirparents,refertotheminthesecondperson.

PARENTSRESPONSE

Note:Select2to3sharersfromtheparentsselectingfromtheprofilesmentionedbelow.

SharersProfile:
1. Aparentthankingthecommunity,especiallyYFCfortakingcareofhisorherchildren.
2. Aparentwhoishopefulinthetransformationofhisorherchild.
3. AparentwithagrowingofrelationshipwithGodandwithfamily.
4. A parent who had better communication with his or her children after they became
activeinYFC.
5. AparentwhoknowsthatinvestinginYFCensuresabetterfutureforhisorherchildren.
6. Aparentwhoismoreconfidentwhenhischildrengoesoutwithcommunitymembers.
7. A parent who saw YFC as an extended family his or her children has 2nd parents
throughCoupleCoordinatorsandsiblingsthroughotherYFCmembers.
8. Aparentwhowasalsotakencaredofbyhisorherchildrensfriendsinthecommunity.
9. AparentwhoisalsoaYFCCoupleCoordinatorhowhegottoknowhischildrenmore
throughYFC.
10. Aparentwhoknowsthatallthedifficultiesthatcomeswithbeingaparentisworthit.

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COUPLECOORDINATORSEXHORTATION

Note:TheCoupleCoordinatorcanusethescriptbelowinpreparingforhisownexhortation.

Speaker:YFCClusterCoupleCoordinator

TonightwehonorGod,youparentsandthiscommunity.

We honor God because He loves us so much. We honor Him because He made everything
possible.Hemadethisnightpossibleforallofustobehere.Hemadeitpossibleforallofusto
meetgreatparentslikeyou.Hemadeitpossibleforallofustobecalledtotakecareofyoung
throughourchildrenandYFC.

Wehonorallofyouparents.Itisyourdecisiontoallowouryoungonestobeherethisevening.
Wehonoryouforseekingoutthebestforyourchildren,forsacrificingeverylittlethingjustto
makesurethattheywillhaveagreattomorrow.Wehonoryouforallowingustotakecareof
your children. It has been a privilege and a joy taking care of them. We honor you for
supportingus,couplecoordinatorsbecauseyoursupportallowsustosupportourchildren.We
assure you that your investment in YFC will never be wasted. Your time, talent and treasure
havehelpedusbringthebestintheyoungthroughevangelization,ourworkwiththepoorand
ouradvocacyof100%Free.

Ascopastorsofyourchildren,wewantyoutojourneywithusaswejourneywiththem.We
wantyoutoknowtheactivitiesthatyourchildrenwillbeattendingforthewholeyear.

[Powerpoint/VideoofYFCActivitieswillbeshownSeeattachedAVPdescriptions]

Yourchildrenwillbeapproachingyouandgivingyoucandles.Youwilllightthecandleyouare
holding from our main candle in the center of this venue. You will be the one lighting your
childrenscandle.Aswedothis,werememberthatallourlightcomesfromonesourceJesus
Christ. The light that your children gets from you is a recognition that you are the one that
starteditall,thatyourchildrenowealargepartoftheirlivestoyou.

Now,wecallonyourchildrenwhohavepreparedsomethingtohonorallofyouandshowyou
theirloveforyou.

[ThisisthepartwhereYFCswillhavetheserenade(songe.g.ThankstoYou,Windbeneath
MyWingsorsongsthatpromoteloveandappreciationforfamily),thegivingofroses,their
specialgift.]

Wehonorthiscommunitybecausethishasallowedallofustobepartofabiggerfamily.We
knowthatthiscommunitywillneverbeperfectbutwhatisimportantisthatweareherefor

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eachotherandwewillalwaysbehelpingeachothertobebetterparentsandtogether,raise
ourchildrenandpreparethemforthefuture.

[PrayOverofParentsbytheirchildren,PrayOverofFamiliesbytheCoupleCoordinator]

ThisnightistrulyagreatgiftfromtheLord.Werealizedthatoursacrificesarebeingblessedby
theLord.Thisnight,weknowhowmuchlovewehavegiveneachotherbecauseofHisunfailing
loveforus.

[Endswithaclosingsongorapraisefest]

SAMPLEPRAYERSFORPRAYOVER

PRAYOVEROFPARENTSBYCHILDREN

Lord,wepraiseandthankyouforthegiftofourparents.Thankyouforgivingthemtousasour
protectorandguide.ThankformakingusfeelYourlovethroughthem,intheirownspecialway.
We pray that you will continue tobless them, continue toprovide forthem, continue to keep
them safe, and continue to love them. Heal our parents of their problems and personal
struggles and brokenness, instead may you let them live each day happy, contented and at
peacewithYou.Weoffertoyouourparents.Mayyoubringthemclosertoyoueachday,and
mayyoualwayslovethem.Amen.

PRAYOVEROFFAMILIESBYCOUPLECOORDINATOR

Lord,MightyGodandthecreatorofallthings,weconsecratetoyouthesefamilies.Bringthem
toyourlovingfold.Mayloveandpeacereignintheirhomes,andmaytheybequicktoloveand
easy to forgive. But in times, Lord, that they will go through a difficult time, may their only
choicebetogotoYouforstrengthanddeliverance.MayYoubetheircompanionbothintimes
ofjoyandintimesofgrief.

Mighty Father, draw these families to Your love and may they live their lives pleasing to you
every day; provide for their daily needs, both material and spiritual; be their shelter and
protector.Lord,blessthemwithallthegoodthingsandatthesametimehelpthemtotrust
onlytoYourMostHolywill.Amen.

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APPENDIXA:

EVALUATIONFORM

YFCPARENTSHONORINGNIGHT

YFCPARENTSHONORINGNIGHT

EvaluationForm:PARENT

EvaluationForm:CHILD

Checkdependingonhowyousawtheactivity:5strongly
agree,4agree,3nocomment,2disagree,1strongly
disgree

Checkdependingonhowyousawtheactivity:5strongly
agree,4agree,3nocomment,2disagree,1strongly
disgree

Ienjoyedtheactivity.
Ilearnedalotfromtheactivity.
Iamveryhappytobehere.
Iamveryhappythatmychildishere.
Iamexcitedtobringmyotherchildren
toYFCorotherministriesofthis
community.
Iamexcitedaboutthenextfamily
activitiesthatCFC/YFChas.
Ihavemetnewparentfriendsthrough
thisactivity.
Iaminterestedonbeingpartofthis
community.

Ienjoyedtheactivity.
Ilearnedalotfromtheactivity.
Iamveryhappytobehere.
Iamveryhappythatmyparentishere.
Iamexcitedtobringmysiblings
childrentoYFCorotherministriesof
thiscommunity.
Iamexcitedaboutthenextfamily
activitiesthatCFC/YFChas.
Ihavemettheparentsofmyfriendsin
YFCthroughthis.
Iwantmyparentstobeapartofthis
community.

OtherSuggestions:

OtherSuggestions:

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APPENDIXB:

REGISTRATIONFORM

PARENTSHONORINGNIGHT
Chapter:___________________________
DateandVenue:____________________

Name

MobileNumbers,Landline

EmailAddress

ParentorChild?

Memberof
CFC?

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APPENDIXC:

TEMPLATEOFPROGRAMSCRIPT
Chapter:___________________________
Time
04:00

DateandVenue:_________________________________

05:30
06:00
06:30

Activity
CalltimeServiceTeam
Preparations
HolyMass
Registration
TeachingofSongs

06:50

OpeningPrayer/Worship

06:55
07:00

WelcomeRemarks
Dinner

Video FamilyLife

YFCLogo,Pictures

07:45

Presentation

08:20

KFCPresentation

Video CFC

08:25
08:30
09:00

ParentsSupportGroupProgramPresentation
Honoring,Sharing
ParentsResponse

09:20

CoupleCoordinatorsExhortation
Exhortation
CandleLighting
HaranaandRoses
Gifts
PrayOver
ClosingWorshiporPrayer

10:00

Audio

Visual

CannedMusic
Liveband

LiveBandorCanned
Music

Band

YFCLogo
SongLyrics

Remarks
Standbyregistration

StandbyBand
StandbyOpening
Prayer/WorshipLeader
StandbyVideo
StandbyWelcomeRemarks
Standbydinner

StandbyPresentations
StandbyVideo
StandbyYFCSharers
StandbyKFCFacilitators
StandbyChapterCouple
Coordinator
StandbyParents
StandbyCoupleCoordinator,
Candles,Serenade,Rosesand
Gifts,PrayOver
StandbyClosingWorshipor
Prayer

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VIDEOREQUIREMENTDESCRIPTIONS

VIDEO1
FamilyLIfe

Suggested
length
3mins

VIDEO2
CFCandItsVision

3mins

VIDEO3
YFCLife

3mins

Description/Content
Agenericvideoaboutfamilies,canbeapictureslides
showingthebeautyofbelongingtoafamily,highlighting
valuesfoundinthefamilieslikelove,respect,togetherness,
dependability,etc.
AvideoorpictureslideofthelocalCFC.
ThismayshowthedifferentCFCactivitiesandpicturesof
differentCFCFamilyministriesactivitiesliketheKFCBond
Camps,YFCBestWeekends,FER,etc.
ThisvideowillhighlightontheVisionofCFCofFamiliesin
theHolySpiritRenewingtheFaceoftheEarth
AvideowhichwillshowthedifferentaspectsofYFClife,
namelythe4Fs:fun,friendship,freedom,faith.
ThiswillshowcasetheactivitiesthatwehaveinYFCandthe
beautyoftheseactivitiesbecausetheyarebringinguscloser
toGodandourfamilies.
ThiscanalsoshowcasetheYFCFamilyfocusedActivities,
namely:FamilyCulture,previousParentsHonoringNight,
andBestWeekend.

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