Quarterly virtual formation events for ministers at all levels and in all realities—paid or volunteer; team leaders or team members; ministering in a parish, school, diocese, or your own family.
Gen Z: Protagonists in the Church and World
Presented: January 12, 2021
Featuring keynote by Kristen Ivy from Orange (The reThink Group, Inc.) and youth panelists from NeXt Level, this event is all about Gen Z and how well our current ministry structures and models empower them to be the protagonists and leaders that Pope Francis has invited them to become. Six workshops explored Gen Z relative to ministry, mental health, diversity, parents, technology, and the pandemic.
Moving Ministry Forward
Presented: October 14-22, 2020
Emcees Amanda Vernon and Ali Hoffman led a kick-off session about rediscovering the purpose of our programs, evaluating their effectiveness, and creating a strategy to move ministry forward to impact the lives of young people and their families. Event also featured breakout sessions from Diana Jorda, Sarah Kaczmarek, Rich Curran, Eunice Park and Edmund Mitchell.
The Accompaniment Symposium
Presented: September 1, 2020
Featuring keynote by Dr. Josh Packard from Springtide Research Institute, this event focused on ways to evangelize through accompaniment. In addition speakers partnered with field practitioners in six workshops to provide practical ways to apply the information presented to day-to-day ministry.