Office of Youth Ministry

573-635-9127 x233

Po Box 104900
Jefferson City, MO 65110

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Sharing the Vision is a workshop series designed by the Center for Ministry Development and adapted by the Office of Youth Ministry to provide training for youth leaders in parish youth ministry.   Workshops will explore both the theoretical foundations and practical skills necessary to build a comprehensive youth ministry program at your parish.

Facebook Group for Youth Ministry Leaders

Please join our Facebook community of over 60 youth ministry leaders from around the diocese.  This is a great place to share resources, announcements, ideas and network with your colleagues in ministry.  This is a closed group.  You must request an invitation through Facebook to join.

Online Resources and Helpful Links

There is an enormous amount of great resources for ministry online. Check out this great list of some of the most helpful resources we've found to aid you in your ministry.

Resources for Ministry

Lead and Follow Workshop Series

Lead and Follow is a workshops series for leaders in Catholic Youth Ministry.  Workshops will explore both the theoretical foundations and practical skills necessary to build a comprehensive youth ministry program at your parish.

Youth Ministry Annual Seminar

The Youth Ministry Annual Seminar is an opportunity for all those involved in the faith formation of youth to come together for a full-day workshop focused on professional development and youth ministry training.  Each year a nationally recognized speaker, expert, or trainer will come to our diocese to provide high quality professional training around a topic of need or interest.

Youth Ministry Annual Retreat

Join with your colleagues in ministry from around the diocese for a weekend retreat for youth ministers, catechists, DRE’s and religious educators.  The focus of the annual retreat IS NOT professional development or ministry training!  The focus will be on community, fellowship, faith sharing, and spiritual renewal.

Formation Opportunities

Adult Leader Formation

The Office of Youth Ministry provides adult youth ministry leaders with contemporary, effective and relevant resources to benefit their respective youth ministry programs.  We offer a wide array of formation opportunities from workshops, seminars, and individualized consultation.  Moreover, we work to build community and fellowship among youth ministry leaders through retreats, spiritual renewal, mentorship opportunities, networking, social media forums.  We invite you to get invovled!