What is a Ministry Network?
Ministry Networks are sponsored by the NFCYM to support the development of the field of youth and young adult ministry through ongoing conversations, opportunities for professional development of leaders; identifying current issues and best practices. Ministry Networks are open to all current NFCYM members. Non-NFCYM members are welcome to participate in a Ministry Network for up to two years.
Ministry Networks use online technology to gather interested colleagues together around pertinent topical area to share, resource, discuss and ask questions among others within the network. There is no cost to be involved in a Ministry Network, just a commitment to be responsive to others in the network. You may join as many networks as you wish.
Current Ministry Networks
The current listings and moderators for Ministry Networks are below. New networks can be formed at any time using the proposal submission process on this page.
High School Campus Ministers and Religion Teachers
- Moderators: Cathy Reynolds (email@example.com), Chris Miller (cmiller@DSJ.org), and Cari White (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Next Online Gathering: Wednesday, April 18 at 7 pm ET/ 6 pm CT/ 5 pm MT/ 4 pm PT.
- Sampling of Network Discussion Topics:
- Retreats, Service/Immersion Experience, Liturgies/Prayer/Environment, Faculty Development, Curriculum/Framework Overviews and Resources, Partnering between CM and Rel. Teachers, Handling “Hot Topics”, Peer Leadership
- Join: View Membership options.
Catholic Youth Sports
- Stephen Morris: email@example.com, Paul Mach: firstname.lastname@example.org, Dave Neeson: email@example.com
- Catholic Youth Sports Facebook Page
- Next Online Gathering: Friday, April 13 at 2:00 pm ET
- Join Via Our Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/190161893 or telephone: Dial 1 669 900 6833 or +1 929 436 2866 Meeting ID: 90 161 893
- Sampling of Discussion Topics:
Incorporating faith with sports, Best practices in training coaches, Reasons for connecting YM and sports, What makes sports Catholic?, Ministering to parents, Engaging clergy, Coaches training, Praying with youth...
Register Below to Be Added to the
Catholic Youth Sports Ministry Network
The following Ministry Networks are in the process of getting up and running for an April/May launch - stay tuned for some exciting liftoffs!
Diocesan Youth Ministry Directors and Leaders
Multi Parish and Cluster Youth Ministry
World Youth Day Leaders
Young Adult Ministry
Ministry Network Proposal Form
If you would like to submit a proposal for a national Ministry Network, complete the form below. Proposals require title, suggested topics for discussion and names and contact information for network moderators (who must be NFCYM members). Proposals are reviewed monthly by an NFCYM Board Committee.