Adult Conferences

National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry

"Connect in Christ"
November 20-December 3, 2016
NCCYM offers exceptional keynote and featured speakers to engage your head, heart, and hands. Over 80 breakout and netsourcing sessions: build knowledge, skills, and spirit in your ministry. Join nearly 3,000 fellow ministry colleagues from around the country and know you are not alone!

Continuing the Journey

This conference for those working and volunteering in Youth Ministry is held in New Jersey in April every even year (next one in 2018). It is a mini/more regional NCCYM with great national speakers, breakouts, prayer and fellowship. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Newark.

Institute for Catholic Youth Ministry

September 18-21, 2017 - Camp Hidden Lake near Atlanta, GA
This is a week-long retreat/intensive program to prepare new youth ministry leaders and refresh and re-ignite seasoned leaders. It is held during the summer/fall and is presented by Frank Mercadante and Cultivation Ministries. Picture a conference that addresses the common trouble spots and the real, but often hidden, issues that can make or break a youth ministry. Consider attending this gathering that helps you focus or re-focus on the essential elements that lead to fruitful, disciple-making youth ministry.

Catholic Youth Ministry Convention

This annual convention is hosted by LifeTeen and open to all adults regardless of whether they subscribe to LifeTeen. It is held annually in June in Arizona. The Catholic Youth Ministry Convention provides a beautiful mix of practical, comprehensive training and spiritual renewal. Daily Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, Reconciliation, praise and worship, and prayer time will be incorporated throughout the convention.