NFCYM invites you to

NFCYM’s EXCHANGE is a national gathering bringing together Catholic youth ministry leaders, ministry professionals, volunteers, and supporters. 

2025 Exchange
February 2-5, 2025  | Atlanta, GA

Registration Now Open!

Participate in EXCHANGE.

Participating in EXCHANGE can be a transformative experience that offers robust networking opportunities, equips you with valuable tools, knowledge, and connections to strengthen your ministry and deepen your commitment to serving young people within the Catholic faith. 

You are the expert!

We are all experts to our different contexts of diverse peoples, communities, cultures, circumstances, and economics. This is why we need YOU an expert in your particular ministerial context to be at Exchange. 

What to expect at EXCHANGE.

Learn about the evolving landscape of youth ministry

Network and make connections with others who minister to young people and their families

Professional development workshops and resources

Access to resources and exhibitors

Opportunities for personal and communal prayer

Opportunities to engage in the work & mission of NFCYM

and so much more...

United in mission.

At EXCHANGE, you will meet fellow ministry leaders to create and expand your personal and professional networks. Whether in a session, grabbing a snack, waiting for an elevator, or in the celebration of the Eucharist, Exchange is an experience where you will find a community ready to support and challenge you as we seek to accompany young people and their families in a relationship with Christ and the church. It is an experience that brings us all together for spiritual, intellectual, personal, and professional support.

See you at EXCHANGE!

Gather with a diverse community of Catholic youth ministry leaders, ministry professionals, youth ministry-based organizations, volunteers, and supporters all of various experience levels.

Registration is
Now Open!

2025 Exchange Registration

$ 450
  • February 2 - 5, 2025
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Lunch included on Mon, Tues, Wed.
  • Members get an extra $100 Discount

Thank You Sponsors!

Thank you to our banner sponsors, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting and all organizations who aim to further the advancement of pastoral ministry to youth.


The application deadline for scholarships for Exchange has passed. If you have an inquiry, please contact Darius Villalobos at [email protected].

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Join NFCYM to develop your skills with training and resources, be ‘in the know’ on all things youth ministry, and connect with your peers in a new way. But, most importantly, you can help bring more young people to Christ throughout the United States.

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Yazmín Maní Malone

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana Coordinator,
Diocese of Austin

Diocesan Member

"NFCYM has accompanied me in reaching out to like minded professionals to better provide service (ministry) to adolescents. NFCYM has allowed me to network and grow professionally.

'Youth as Protagonists' has been essential to Pastoral Juvenil Hispana in the Diocese of Austin."

Eva P. Delgado

Youth Minister, St. Christopher Church

Associate Member

"The various resources have helped me keep our program exciting and vibrant. NFCYM has provided me with shared information via webinars, workshops, conferences, outreach, and opportunities that are very informative to help make my ministry successful.

NFCYM is an open forum for me to seek material, guidance and support in keeping the youth ministry program successful."