Everything is Connected

Discover Your Neighbor (DYN) offers unique materials and lessons to inspire young people to engage on issues like Care for Creation so that they can live out their faith as agents of love and service.

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Designed specifically for globally-minded educators who want to guide their students toward making a difference in their world!

2022 Lesson Plan

(Volume 6, No. 1)

CARE FOR CREATION

EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED

Objective

Students will LEARN from scripture and church teaching about the connectedness of all of creation…

Step 1: Pray

God of Heaven and Earth
Help me to slow down
and listen to all living things…

Step 2: Personal Connections

Everything is connected,” explains Maryknoll Lay Missioner Peg Vámosy…

CARE FOR CREATION

EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED

In this issue young people will LEARN from scripture and church teaching about the connectedness of all of creation.

They will IDENTIFY ways that people are working together to fight climate change in El Salvador.

They will CREATE videos detailing the impact of climate change and actions they can take to make a difference.

Classroom Activities

Prayer & Reflection

Make Personal Connections

Faith Perspectives

Neighbor Focus

Exploring Scripture & Traditions

Lessons on How To Take Action

An interactive education program for teachers sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

LEARN ABOUT OUR LESSON TOPICS

DYN lesson plans use global issues to examine those on the margins of society, explores how we think and feel, and guides how youth can act to share God’s love with those in need.

CARE FOR CREATION

FALL / ORDINARY TIME

Pope Francis challenges us to change the “throwaway culture” we live in – what are we called to do in response to the Pope’s challenge?

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WATCH THE VIDEO

MIGRATION

ADVENT

Journey with migrants throughout our faith tradition and explore our call to love all people in light of global migration.

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WATCH THE VIDEO

ECONOMIC JUSTICE

LENT

Live a faith that values all people by discovering and responding to global needs as Jesus would.

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GO FORTH

EASTER / PENTECOST

Answer the call to encounter the
world as a living sign of God’s love.

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CARE FOR CREATION

EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED

Get started today with our course program for the 2021/22 school year to foster a mission-centered perspective in youth, and guide your students toward making a difference in their world.