Ministry 101: Ministers with Youth Orientation

Stop 1 of The Track: Ministry 101, A Day of foundations for Ministers with Youth paid or volunteer.

We welcome Ministers with Youth from across the Archdiocese for a day of foundations in ministry with post-confirmation through High School age youth.

The presentations:

  1. Personal Vocation and My Role as a Minister with Youth, presented by Christopher Wesley, founder of Marathon Youth Ministry Inc.
  2. Professionalism and Basic Management: Organization, Planning, and Budget, presented by Maria Richardson, Director of Family Faith Formation, Religious Education, and Parish Services at St. Maria Goretti Parish in Hatfield.
  3. Establishing Vision and Goals, Teams, and Partnerships, presented by Christopher Wesley and Philly peer team.
  4. *NEW to 2024 How to Build a Marketing Strategy that You Can Actually Use, presented by Chris Nottingham, entrepreneur and marketing and business consultant with a career of over 30 years serving numerous clients with a focus in the Catholic market including Ascension Press, Sophia Institute Press, the Catholic Company, and Live Action.

In Addition:

  • Archdiocesan “Fair” with Offices and organizations that serve as a resource for Ministers and their youth. These include the Vocation Office for the Diocesan Priesthood and others.
  • Participants can also register for Stop 2 of The Track: Minister Cohort. A one-year, one-hour-a-month formation on six essential elements of Ministry with Youth. Meet the facilitators at Ministry 101!

Event Details:

  • Location: The Archdiocesan Pastoral Center at 222 N. 17 St., Philadelphia, PA
    • Parking will be available at the Center’s lot.
  • Doors open at 8:40 am with Mass in the St. Joseph Chapel (13th floor). Followed by a continental breakfast and program. Day concludes at 4:15 pm.
  • Cost: $25 (Includes continental breakfast, hot lunch, OMY Tote Bag, and presentation materials)

*Click HERE to Register (You will also be able to register for the Minister Cohort)

Download PDF Flyers for Ministry 101, Cohorts, and OMY Ministry Support

For more information on The Track and other opportunities of the OMY, visit our The Track page.