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Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Certification

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Youth Ministry Certification at the Archdiocese of San Antonio

Academy for Lay Ecclesial Ministry offers the Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies, developed and presented by the Center for Ministry Development. This is a ministry education program for adults in ministry with youth in both parish and school settings. It equips leaders with the knowledge, skills, practical tools, and techniques needed for creative and comprehensive ministry with youth.

All courses take place at Well Spring Retreat Center located in Blanco, Texas. The cost for each course, including lodging and meals, is $55.00 for those in the Archdiocese of San Antonio and $175.00 for those outside of the Archdiocese.

Up-Coming Youth Ministry Certification Courses

Registration for Year One Courses

RegisterFeb. 22-24, 2019: Practices of Youth Ministry

RegisterJune 14-16, 2019: Skills for Christian Ministry

Youth Ministry Certification Course Descriptions

DownloadYear One Course Descriptions

DownloadYear Two Course Descriptions

More Information about Youth Ministry Certification

Visit the Academy for Lay Ecclesial Ministry website for more information or contact John Miller, Associate Director, Academy for Lay Ecclesial Ministry.

John Miller

Associate Director, Academy for Lay Ecclesial Ministry


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