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About Youth Ministry Access
• Designed especially for Catholic youth ministry leaders in parishes, schools, retreat centers, camps—wherever young people gather in community as young disciples.
• For middle school youth ministry and high school youth ministry
• Based on Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry (USCCB, 1997)
• Provides more than 70 new gathered programs and non-gathered strategies each year
• Includes catechetical sessions for high school youth, correlated to the U.S. Bishops' document, Adaptation of Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age.
Features of Youth Ministry Access
Downloadable Gathered Youth Nights (based on the eight components of youth ministry), Extended Events (retreats, service projects, community life events), non-gathered strategies (Seasonal Connections), connections to the liturgical and civic calendar (Seasonal Ideas), and Journal Articles are provided seasonally to help you develop a comprehensive ministry with middle school and/or high school young people.
YMA High School
YMA Middle School
Meet Our Authors
The authors for YMA are parish youth ministers, diocesan directors, high school campus ministers and teachers, national leaders in Catholic organizations, speakers, and trainers. They bring their love of young people and experience in ministry to everything they write!
YMA Virtual Tours
• Sign up for a 45-minute online tour of the YMA website and see for yourself how YMA can help you and your leaders meet the needs of middle school and/or high school youth. Contact Dee Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Upcoming tours:
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 @ 11AM
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 @ 11AM
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 @ 11AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 @ 11AM
(All times are Pacific.)