Ministry Across the Aisle: Exploring Ecumenical Relationships in Youth Ministry
July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT$10.00
The challenges of youth ministry today demand collaboration across many frontiers – racial, socioeconomic, and denominational. This webinar will explore the growing movement of collaboration between Young Life and the Catholic Church, more particularly, how ecumenical relationships can propel us into a new era of effective evangelization. Hear personal stories and explore practical ways to “minister across the aisle” in your community.
Craig Gould has served youth and young adults as a Young Life staff member, Parish Coordinator of Youth Ministry and currently as the Director of the Office of Family, Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
Michael Havercamp is the Director of Catholic Relations for Young Life and also is the Director of Evangelization at his home parish in Davenport, Iowa. Michael earned a Master’s degree in Systematic Theology from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO and a Doctor of Ministry degree in Christian Spirituality from Washington Theological Union in Washington, DC.
Amanda Jewett is the Coordinator for Youth and Young Adult Ministry at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Beaverton, Oregon, where she has been the last five years. Amanda is originally from El Paso, Texas and received her bachelor’s in Theology from the University of Dallas in 2016. She has also served as a Young Life leader and as a campus minister on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.
Andrew Vogan is the Area Director for Young Life in the NH Seacoast. He graduated from Houghton College in 2009 with a degree in Communication and a minor in Business Management. While coming from a Protestant background, Andrew has been enthusiastically engaged with the Young Life Catholic Relations initiative since 2014 and works in a collaborative ministry partnership with St. Michael Parish in Exeter, NH, where both Young Life and WyldLife clubs are active.