MONDAY, JUNE 24 - FRIDAY, JUNE 28
Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries - Diocese of Dallas
Center for Ministry Development
YouthLeader will once again be held at Holy Family Church in Irving with housing at the LaQuinta hotel next door. A special thank you to Fr. Dominic Colangelo and Jason Deuterman for hosting!!
Total Cost - $215 per participant
The OY&YAM will cover the cost of 1 adult leader per parish if registration and payment deadlines are met.
Group Leaders Information
Please let Anne E. firstname.lastname@example.org know if you are interested in participating and give her an estimate of the number of participants you plan to bring...keep in mind space is limited so reserve your spots ASAP.
Please note that YouthLeader is for high school youth that have completed 9th grade (and have never participated in YouthLeader) & their adult leaders.
A $25 non-refundable deposit per participant (including adults) and the attached preliminary registration form will be due by Friday, April 12. Once we receive your deposit and registration form we will email you the remaining information and notify you of the corresponding deadlines you will need in order to complete your registration for each participant. You can also locate all registration forms on our website.
Saturday, June 8th is the cutoff date for registrations and cancellations. You will be responsible for payment for the number you have registered by that date and will be required to pay the full amount ($215) for any cancellations and/or no shows after June 8th.
Each year, the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, in partnership with the Center for Ministry Development invites parishes to send teams of high school leaders and adults to a week-long leadership training event.
YouthLeader is a team approach to Christian leadership formation for youth and adult leaders, which integrates Christian spirituality and ministry skills. This process includes a five-day conference that will prepare youth to be leaders in various ministries and form youth to bring their Christian values to their leadership roles.
Topics covered during the week include:
Principle Centered Leadership
Proactive Leadership Following Jesus
The Young Church of Today
Win/Win Group Facilitation
Win/Win Decision Making
Plan to Serve! – Planning Skills
Mission and Spirit
Link to Center for Ministry Development YouthLeader site for information, forms, and team preparation materials.
For more information on the Dallas YouthLeader program, contact Graciela Avilas at the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at (214)379-2845.