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Catholic Youth Ministry: A New Map for the New Millennium

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  1. Catholic Youth Ministry: A New Map for the New Millennium Youth Ministry Leadership Presentation Sponsored by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry

  2. Youth Ministry Successes:Context – Vision - Structure

  3. Mapping the Territory: Old Maps • CYO • CCS • YCS • SEARCH • TEC

  4. Mapping the Territory: Old Maps • Entertainment centered • Information centered • Youth ministry leader centered • Youth centered

  5. Youth Group Model YouthGroup One-eared Mickey Model Starts with a group and asks others to join Parish Community Assumes: -that youth needs are similar -that youth like to join groups -that youth are available at the same time -that one or a few adults can meet the needs of the group

  6. Mapping the Territory Today’s territory = The Millennial Generation 1) How do you know that our ministry with young people is effective? 2) When youth ministry is at its best, when it’s really working, what are young people doing?

  7. Mapping the Territory When youth ministry is at its best, when it’s really working, what are young people doing? Small group insight…

  8. Comprehensive Youth Ministry A New Map: Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry, USCCB, 1997

  9. Comprehensive Youth Ministry A New Map: Link between parish life and young people.

  10. Comprehensive Youth Ministry A New Map: Link between parish life and young people. Everyone is responsible.

  11. Comprehensive Youth Ministry A New Map: Link between parish life and young people. Everyone is responsible. Parish life is the curriculum.

  12. Comprehensive Youth Ministry A New Map: Link between parish life and young people. Everyone is responsible. Parish life is the curriculum. Youth groupINGS.

  13. Comprehensive Youth Ministry A New Map: Link between parish life and young people. Everyone is responsible. Parish life is the curriculum. Youth groupINGS. TARGET: All young people.

  14. Renewing the Vision GOAL #1 To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.

  15. Renewing the Vision It’s about discipleship: • Everything that we do with young people in the Church today should be assessed through the lenses of evangelization and discipleship. • We need to adopt approaches that are proven to impact faith and discipleship.

  16. Renewing the Vision GOAL #2 To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the faith community.

  17. Renewing the Vision The youth-friendly parish Assumes: -young people are valued -youth are seen as a gift to be shared, rather than as a problem to be solved -intentional intergenerational opportunities, connecting young people with caring adults

  18. Comprehensive Youth Ministry Assumes: -a “youth-friendly” parish, with young people welcomed and engaged in the life of the broader faith community -a wide variety of opportunities for youth involvement in the parish and beyond -a team of visionary adult and youth leaders who plan and lead a parish’s ministry to, with, by and for youth

  19. Renewing the Vision GOAL #3 To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.

  20. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Comprehensive Developmentally appropriate

  21. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Comprehensive Developmentally appropriate Family friendly

  22. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Comprehensive Developmentally appropriate Family friendly Intergenerational

  23. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Comprehensive Developmentally appropriate Family friendly Intergenerational Multicultural

  24. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Comprehensive Developmentally appropriate Family friendly Intergenerational Multicultural Community-wide collaboration

  25. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Comprehensive Developmentally appropriate Family friendly Intergenerational Multicultural Community-wide collaboration Leadership

  26. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Comprehensive Developmentally appropriate Family friendly Intergenerational Multicultural Community-wide collaboration Leadership Flexible, adaptable programming

  27. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy

  28. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy Catechesis

  29. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy Catechesis Community Life

  30. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy Catechesis Community Life Evangelization

  31. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy Catechesis Community Life Evangelization Justice and Service

  32. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy Catechesis Community Life Evangelization Justice and Service Leadership Development

  33. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy Catechesis Community Life Evangelization Justice and Service Leadership Development Pastoral Care

  34. Renewing the Vision Components Advocacy Catechesis Community Life Evangelization Justice and Service Leadership Development Pastoral Care Prayer and Worship

  35. Comprehensive Youth Ministry Model • Assumes: • that youth have • different needs • -that youth like to • choose how to be • involved • -that youth have • hectic schedules • -that many young • people benefit by • having a variety of • adults to relate to Advocacy Community Life Catechesis Justice and Service Youth and Adult Leadership Team Leadership Development Evangelization Pastoral Care Prayer and Worship Innermost ring:Youth and Adult Leadership TeamSecond ring:Parish Community Third ring:Neighborhood and Civic CommunityOutside:Global Community

  36. Comprehensive Approach Discipleship Faith Religious Formation Education

  37. Catholic Youth Ministry A New Map: Questions?

  38. Best Practices • Regular gatherings • Special events • Intentional catechesis • Youth in leadership and service • Youth involved in parish life • Connects with/supports families

  39. Effective Youth Ministry Vision Structure Leadership

  40. Cafeteria or Contact Model Key Sections: • Youth Programming • Family Programming • Parish Life • Civic/Ecumenical Community

  41. How to Order? Eat –in Gathered group activities Take – out Individual activities

  42. What does this provide? • Variety of formats and times • Variety of settings • Variety of interests and needs • Freedom of choice

  43. What are the advantages? • Youth groupings • Expanded youth leadership • More involvement with adult role models • Recruiting leaders: more doing less

  44. What does this approach require? • Time • Communication • Team • Vision

  45. Key players in this approach • The community is the context. • How do we: • Invite • Welcome • Provide hospitality • Foster youth participation and belonging • Support discipleship – doing faith

  46. Youth Ministry Team and Youth Activity and Program Leaders Youth Ministry Commission Young People Leadership Team

  47. The Youth Ministry Team • The Youth Ministry Leader (Coordinator) • The Youth Ministry Commission • The Leadership Team • The Activity/Program Leaders • The Chaperones (CAPs)

  48. Youth Ministry Commission • Program overview • Keeper of the vision • Volunteer recruitment • Budget and finance Youth Ministry Commission

  49. Leadership Team • Comprised of young people and adults • Seasonal planning • Program implementation Leadership Team

  50. Activity and Program Leaders • Youth and adult leaders • Plan activities • Assist with activities • Evaluate activities Activity and Program Leaders