The Center for Ministry Development invites you to join us for our National Workshop Series which will share the research about Gen Z youth and their families along with effective ways for parishes to engage youth and their families.
At this workshop, you will learn about resources for ministry with Gen Z youth and their families.
Schedule of the Day
|8:30 a.m.||Register and Enjoy Hospitality|
|9:00 a.m.||Welcome and Gather in Prayer|
|9:20 a.m.||Session 1 – Meet Gen Z / Meet their Parents / Explore Ministry Implications
This session will help us listen to and learn more about the youth of Generation Z. We will also take the time to get to know their Gen X parents and begin to explore what this means for our ministry of evangelization.
|10:45 a.m.||Take a Break|
|11:00 a.m.||Session 2 –Reimagine Ministry / Inspire the Change Makers / Evangelize through Technology
What kind of ministry inspires, engages and forms this generation? In this session, we will reimagine all of youth ministry as connecting young people and their families to deeper friendship with Christ. We will consider new resources for helping youth participate in building God’s kingdom and evangelizing youth through technology.
|12:15 noon||Have Lunch and Break|
|1:00 p.m.||Session 3 – Empower Family Faith / Transform Ministries / Name Your Starting points
This session will consider resources and strategies for equipping families to grow in and share faith. We will look at the best practices of parishes who are building relationships with youth and engaging them in active participation. This will include an opportunity to look at the starting points for each of our parish communities.
|2:15 p.m.||Gather for Closing Prayer|
|2:30 p.m.||Go and Share the Good News!|
Registration Fee: $54 per person, includes workshop materials, lunch, and refreshments. Download the brochure with registration form to register by mail.
- For information about registering for a workshop, contact Debra Hartshorn at or (253) 853-5422.
- For content information about the workshop or information about sponsoring a workshop in your area, contact Tom East at .