All youth ministry leaders, regardless of status (full-time, part-time, paid, or volunteer) all called to be professional and competent in responding to the needs of today's adolescents and their families. On-going formation and development is an essential component for every youth ministry leader. These resources assist individuals and groups as they continue their professional development.
Purchase this 28-page, full-color booklet is a valuable resource for diocesan offices. Evaluating surveys conducted in 2000, 2005, and 2010, this report provides a longitudinal study of diocesan youth ministry directors.
This resource provides practical help for youth ministry leaders as they invite, prepare, and lead volunteers for youth ministry. It presents a nationally applicable framework of competencies for youth ministry volunteers. It is our hope that this resource will help youth ministry leaders and their volunteers build a culture of competence for comprehensive youth ministry.
Youth minister Lisa-Marie Calderone-Stewart gives a powerful testament to life in I Wasn’t Dead When I Wrote This, a collection of the best practical advice she has given and received while working with young people.
Theology for Ministry is for beginning ministry students, seasoned lay leaders, and anyone in between who wants to learn more about the faith that feeds their call to serve.
Download this 28-page, full-color booklet is a valuable resource for diocesan offices. Evaluating surveys conducted in 2000, 2005, and 2010, this report provides a longitudinal study of diocesan youth ministry directors.
This booklet will help you gain a greater understanding of how the field of Catholic youth ministry has evolved and changed, including a look at the demographic information, education, formation, and average salary of youth ministry leaders.
This research by Charlotte McCorquodale, Ph.D., provides a snapshot of parish youth ministry personnel on topics ranging from education and salaries to ministerial responsibilities and beliefs.
Hiring for Youth Ministry provides a step-by-step guide, practical tips, and reproducible handouts to assist in the hiring process.
This research document by Charlotte McCorquodale, Ph.D., provides a snapshot of today’s professional lay ecclesial youth minister.