THE CENTER FOR MINISTRY DEVELOPMENT (CMD): "The core purpose of the Center for Ministry Development is “to bring the Good News in new ways to the people of God.” The Center’s mission is to empower Catholic faith communities and their leaders for effective ministry with adolescents, young adults, and families through ministry education for leaders, ministry development training and resources, programs, and publications". For more information on CMD, check out their website at www.CMDnet.org.
The Center for Ministry Development Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies: The Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies program has been training leaders across the United States for Catholic ministry with young and older adolescents since 1979.
CULTIVATION MINISTRIES' is offering three choices of youth minister training seminars geared toward reaching the 21st century teens. All three choices are one-day seminars presented by founder and Executive Director of Cultivation Ministries, internationally known Frank Mercadante. Following is information on how to bring one of these great seminars to your parish. For an informational brochure, click on the topic of your interest; or go to Cultivation Ministries website at www.cultivationministries.com
MINISTRY WITH MILLENNIALS: An "Aha" Seminar, Ministry with Millennials is an eye-opening seminar that clears the haze behind many teens' polite disinterest in church, religions education, and youth ministry.
GROWING TEEN DISCIPLES In a Mega Church Age: A Seminar Topic That's Long Overdue, Growing Teen Disciples in a Mega Church Age addresses that all too common experience among Chatholic parishes, "My Teens are going to that evangelical mega church' youth ministry in town. We can't compete."
YOUTH IMMANUELIZATION; Evangelizing Teens in a Postmodern Age: A Unique Seminar, Youth Immanuelization is a ground-breaking seminar that provides a fresh look at our evangelistic approaches, methodologies, and practices among Millennial Generation teens.