If you are a part of any formation (staff, leader or volunteer): catechetical, youth ministry, young adult, adult, RCIA/RICA, special needs/disability, small group, evangelization or discipleship ministry this conference is for you!
Join us for an online summer conference with parish gathering locations brought to you by the Archdiocese of Atlanta province partners including Atlanta, Charleston, Charlotte, Raleigh and Savannah. Individual registration is now open!
Event is in English, Spanish and Vietnamese with over 80 national and local presenters.
Workshops will be on a variety of topics including:
Theology and Methodology for Catechists
Young Adult Ministry
Intercultural and Diversity Ministry
Adult Faith Formation
Special Needs and Disability Ministry
Small Group Ministry
Evangelization and Discipleship
Julianne Stanz, Mark Hart, Joe Paprocki, Fr. Ronald Nuzzi, Fr. Mike Schmitz, Dr. Hoffsman Ospino, Sr. Janet Schaeffler, OP, Fr. Frank Donio, SAC, Fr. Frank DeSiano, CSP, Deacon Steve Mitchell, Jose "Pepe" Alonso, Peter Le, and Danielle Brown
Local presenters include Patrick Ginty, Terrie Baldwin, Gabriela DelRio, Ricardo Veloz, and Katushka Olave
Live Chats During the Conference:
Select Keynotes, Presenters and Panelists will be available for conversations with participants.
Check out the Live Chat schedule so you don't miss this amazing opportunity.
Get Together at a Local Parish!
Parish Gatherings Information and Sign Up:
If you are a parish leader who is interested in this opportunity for your parish, check out the English or Spanish Planning guide or contact Terrie Baldwin at email@example.com for assistance in planning.
Already have a parish gathering planned for the conference? Click here to share your parish gathering information.
Basic Catechist Certification Course Equivalency Opportunities
If you are working towards Basic Catechist Certification, this conference has opportunities to complete the Foundations or Liturgy formation by viewing the following presentations and submitting a written piece on the main takeaways or learnings and an application to your ministry or life. Once requirements are completed, submit a request for a course equivalency certificate.
- What the Church Believes – Part 1 – Mr. Joe Von Kanel
- What the Church Believes – Part 2 – Mr. Joe Von Kanel
- Drawing Parents and Children into the Practice of Faith – Dr. William O’Leary
- Tasks of Catechesis for 2021 and Beyond – Mrs. Kathy McCormick
- Planning Classes and Engaging Children – Miss Katie Bogner
- 5 Tips to Become an Evangelizing Catechist – Mr. Greg Wasinski
- The Spirituality of the Catechist - Sr. Janet Schaeffler
- Tell the Word: An Introduction to Biblical Storytelling, Part 1 – Ruth Elsbree
- Tell the Word: An Introduction to Biblical Storytelling, Part 2 – Ruth Elsbree
- Enjoying the Mass: Ten Pathways to Better Celebrations – Rev. Ronald Nuzzi
- Roll the Dice to Teach the Liturgical Year
- God Talk: Praying with Children and Youth – Sr. Nancy Walsh, MSBT
Be A Prayer Partner!
Consider offering time in prayer: Sign up to be a part of the prayer team for the conference.