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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Best of Youth Ministry Access for April

April
Celebrating the Season of Easter with Young People Sessions for the Easter Season Egg-xactly! Uniquely and Wonderfully Made by Rosy HartzSeek and You will Find: A Competitive Online Scavenger Hunt by Peter Bierer (high school)Baptism: Reject Satan Choose Jesus by Sr. Kieran Sawyer SSND (high school)Body Building: Helping Youth Explore and Experienc...
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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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Connecting with Youth, Family, Parish, and Wider Community in Non-Gathered Ways

Connecting with Youth, Family, Parish, and Wider Community in Non-Gathered Ways
In the current situation regarding COVID-19 and increasing number of self-quarantine, ministers across the country are trying to discern how to engage the people they serve without physically coming together.  Non-gathered ministry allows ministry leaders to reach youth who do not attend programs (or even church).  Consider these pra...
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