The following apps are great tools for youth ministry that will help you schedule events, select movies to show your youth, and help with icebreakers.
If you are ever planning an evening event or a retreat and need to know what time the sun will set, this neat little app will help you figure out how late you can schedule an outside event, what time to start a movie, or how early can you start morning prayer. The app costs .99 and is available in Android and Apple versions.
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Need to check if a movie is age appropriate for your youth? The app will give you all the information on the content of the movie, use of language and sexually explicit scenes. They rate Sex/Nudity, Violence/Gore, and Profanity on a scale from 0 to 10 and explain in detail why a film rates high or low in each category. The app costs $1.99 for the Apple version and $2.99 for the Android version.
This great little apple is a lifesaver when it comes to icebreakers. If you ever need a quick activity for a small group discussion this app will get the conversation going. The app is only available in Apple version for .99.