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Prepare Young People for Confirmation Online or In-Person

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 an online Zoom gathering with your youth and include a session outline, PowerPoint presentation, and supporting materials. The new approach also includes a parent/sponsor session and youth retreat. It is what you need for your planning this upcoming year!

Subscribing to Youth Ministry Access grants you access to all this content and much more! You will find materials for catechetical formation, youth evangelization, youth retreats, service projects, and so much more.

What's Included in Youth Ministry Access?

Preparing young people for the sacrament of Confirmation is not about attending sessions and meetings. It's about young people encountering Christ, engaging the Church, and discovering their personal vocation. Many ministry leaders may already be considering how to energize and enhance your current process for preparing youth for Confirmation. Many may also just be wondering where you can find easy-to-use and reliable materials to help form young disciples in preparation of this sacrament.

Youth Ministry Access is a robust resource to help you in your journey of accompanying youth in growing in faith and discipleship! Youth Ministry Access utilizes three movements to prepare young people for the sacrament of Confirmation: Encounter with Christ, Formation in Discipleship, and Equipped to Respond. In your subscription, you gain access to retreats, service projects, gathered youth sessions, and more. Sample session available below:

Below are titles of the updated approach to preparing for Confirmation with Youth Ministry Access:

Gathered Youth Session themed on Encounter with Christ

  • All of Us Together: Encountering Jesus in Community by Peter Bierer
  • Learning to Be: Encountering Jesus in Prayer and Sacraments by Peter Bierer
  • Oh My Word! Encountering Jesus in the Word by Peter Bierer
  • Sunsets and Rainbows: Encountering Jesus in Nature by Peter Bierer

Gathered Youth Session themed on Formation for Discipleship
  • I Believe...in God by Don Boucher
  • I Believe...in Jesus Christ by Don Boucher
  • I Believe...in the Church by Don Boucher
  • I Believe…in the Holy Spirit by Don Boucher

Gathered Youth Session themed on Equipped to Respond
  • Promises Made at Baptism, Renewed at Confirmation: This is What I Believe! by Susan Searle
  • Strengthened to Witness: Preparing to Receive Confirmation by Tom East
  • The Holy Spirit Leads Us to Holiness: Our Call to Missionary Discipleship by Teresa Arredondo
  • Coming Home to Christ: Understanding the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation by Tom East

Additional Resources
Gathered Youth Sessions
  • Faith Trek: Welcome to the Journey of Confirmation! by Jane Angha
  • Confirmation Rehearsal by Tom East
  • Seeking Forgiveness: Communal Reconciliation Service by Tom East

Parent Gathering Session
  • Confirmation Parent Welcome: Continuing the Journey by Jane Angha

Parent/Sponsor Session
  • Accompanying Youth in Faith and Life by Tom East

  • Wind and Fire: A Retreat on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit by Maryann Hakowski

Service Day
  • One Mission, No Limits: Disciples Serving Together! by Susan Searle and Tom East

Updated Parent and Sponsor Guidebooks

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It's just $275/yr for both YMA High School and Middle School subscriptions or just $200/yr for one subscription! 

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