Theme groups 2019
Theme group topics:
1. Choir jam
Join others who like to sing in a choir, rehearse Emmanuel songs, participate in the closing exhibition of the forum, and explore the relationship between faith and music.
2. Sport and enjoyment
For people who like to be physically active. Brings together sports, enjoyment, and the question of how God and faith make life unique.
3. Art and creativity
Don’t feel like sitting around? Set yourself free on artistic projects, let yourself be surprised by the creative forces inside you, and learn something from God and others.
4. Relationship and partnership
Man and woman: a never-ending story! In a relaxed atmosphere with other couples (freshly in love, living together, engaged, married), discuss basic questions about relationships and faith.
5. My family life
Exchange family stories, parenting experiences (as a couple or single parents), and discuss the Bible's reality in inspiring the personal search for family happiness.
6. Living with the Holy Spirit
As part of the forum, seek an intense encounter with the Holy Spirit and let it into your own life for a formative change through the power and love of God.
7. Rest area: Prayer, silence and meditation
Shut down the buzz of my life to hear better: yourself, others, and God. Practical help on how to open up sources of power in your everyday life through prayer, silence, and Christian meditation.
8. Holiness - for people like you and me
Joy, jubilation, and holiness ... for Pope Francis, these fit together. What about for you? What do you associate with holiness, and what can help you walk the path to holiness in your everyday life?
9. Rediscover faith
Who was Jesus? What is belief? Why is there the Church? This introduction to the central contents and foundations of the Christian faith gives suggestions for your own search for answers.
10. Rethinking politics
How can political debate be fruitful in the age of Twitter and media rants and raves? What is the right attitude to adopt in dealing with extreme positions left and right and the world’s new "strong leaders"?
11. Adventure everyday
Career planning, family management, friends, hobbies, world politics, longing for fulfillment ... surviving everyday life is perhaps the greatest adventure that exists! What approaches to everyday challenges work best for bringing together fulfillment with Christian faith?
12. Living fairly
What motivates the Christian faith’s vision for an alternative way of life apart from ideological parties and social stereotypes? Discuss everyday, environmentally conscious, and sustainable ways to make a difference.
13. Missions and the future of the local church
How can the local church best reach out beyond its own confines? An introduction to missions in the modern world, with practical examples from the Emmanuel Community. For those who are interested in missionary community work.
14. General sharing groups
If you are interested in short periods of exchange with other forum participants, you can participate in relaxed one-hour get-to-know-you sessions to meet new people and discuss what you experienced at the forum.
Auf einen Blick
Osterforum (Jugendliche & junge Erwachsene): 09.04.-13.04.2020
25. Forum Altötting mit großem Internationalen Jugendforum: in der Woche vom 28.07.-02.08.2020
Volontärszeit Forum Alöttting ca. 19.07.-07.08.2020