Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He...
Angel Barrera is a Project Coordinator for Youth Ministry Services for the Center for Ministry Development. Angel has over ten years of experience in ministry with youth and families in parish, campus ministry and diocesan settings. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He formerly served as the Director of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Brownsville.
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Prepare Young People for Confirmation Online or In-Person

Youth Ministry Access and Confirmation
Prepare Young People for Confirmation Online or In-Person with NEW Flexible Resources from Youth Ministry Access Your parish will need flexible ways to prepare youth for Confirmation this fall. We are excited to announce our updated resources for an online approach to sacramental preparation for Confirmation! Each youth session is designed for...
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Recommendations for Youth Ministry Online Gatherings

Adapting Youth Ministry Access Sessions and Resources for Online Gatherings
The last few weeks have certainly been a hectic and uncertain time. Parish life and youth ministry programming have been turned on their heads in many ways given the stay-at-home orders that impact communities throughout the country. But the mission of Jesus and the church continues! We have seen how many parishes have responded to the pandemic wit...
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Starting a Social Media Strategy for Your Ministry

Starting a Social Media Strategy for Ministry Settings
Social media strategy is a plan for how you intentionally engage your young people and families through your websites and social media channels.  It about how you create and curate content and engage your audience.  A great primer to setting started with a social media strategy is to adopt the P.O.S.T. method as a practice for h...
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