INTO THE HEART WILL FORM AND INSPIRE YOU AS A YOUTH MINISTRY LEADER TO GO FORTH INTO THE COMMUNITY AS A CHRISTIAN DISCIPLE AND ACCOMPANY TEENS IN A CATHOLIC MINISTRY SETTING.
S E E
The first step of discipleship is seeing that God is active in their lives and calling them into an intimate relationship with him.
J U D G E
As those who accompany young people, we are called to help them develop a Christian lens that will allow them to navigate society with faith, truth, and love.
A C T
We can give witness to how we do this ourselves, provide them chances to put their faith into action, and cheer them on every step of the way.
This year we will be unpacking what it means to accompany young people through the lens of "See, Judge, Act" This is process outlined in the Emmaus story and highlighted in the Apostolic Exhortation, Christus Vivit (237).
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS KATIE PREJEAN MCGRADY, ROBERT FEDUCCIA, TOM EAST, ARMANDO CERVANTES, BRIAN GREENFIELD & CHRIS SMITH.
Explore how to turn an exprience that can often present many challenges into an opportunity to accompany youth as they encounter the Lord.
Middle schoolers are amazing.
Accompanying them during this time requires us to do it in a way that is developmentally appropriate. We will be unpacking what that looks like.
High School is a time when youth grow in independence (driver's license) and begin to make their own choices.
Explore way to make sure we are accompanying them during this time to help them pursue an authentic faith.
Being a parent is not easy and often a parents feel alone in today's culture. Explore ways to accompany and partner with parents as you minister to their youth.
At times it seems as the world is filled with topics that seem difficult explore ways to walk with youth to engage these topics and help encounter the beauty and truth of our faith.
YOUNG PEOPLE +
Youth Ministry has always been on the forefront of innovative youth ministry and these times are no different. Explore ways to help reach youth will still being socially distant.
YOUNG PEOPLE + SOCIAL DISTANCE
Our breakout sessions are designed to help participants be ready with practical takeaways and actions steps we can implement in our ministry. We have broken our topics into life stages or unique situations through which we must accompany young people.