YMI Equipping School

The YMI Equipping School is an intensive formation school that inspires and resources youth, young adults and ministry leaders for the mission of the Catholic Church.

At the YMI Equipping School you will participate in workshops, plenary sessions, keynote sessions as well as praise and worship, mass and personal development – equipping you for ministry.

YMI Vision

Youth Ministers International (YMI) is a network that forms, equips and resources post-school youth ministers engaged in a year of mission whilst actively participating in the life of the Catholic Church.

Youth Minister are engaged in a local placement on a part-time or full-time basis within schools, Church communities or Catholic Education Offices. Youth Ministers support the implementation of the CSYMA Youth Ministry models in schools and Catholic Education Offices, develop Parish based youth ministry and build pathways for young people to engage with the broader Church.

YMI Equipping School

The YMI Equipping School is an intensive formation school that inspires and resources youth, young adults and ministry leaders for the mission of the Catholic Church.

Following the YMI Equipping School, participants will be given the opportunity to form cross-cultural mission teams.

In addition to the YMI School, Youth Ministers may participate in the YMI network. This includes the completion of an ACU accrediation program called Signum Fidei.

Who?

YMI invites you to gather, be renewed in faith and equipped for ministry and mission in 2018 and beyond. The YMI Equipping School is open to all, including the following three groups:

1 ) Youth Ministers

YMI members involved in post-school ministry positions in schools and Church communities

2 ) Youth and Young Adults

Anyone from Parishes or ecclesial movements wanting to be formed for ministry and mission

3 ) Teachers and Youth Academy leaders

Teachers and key leaders of Youth Ministry Teams involved in the CSYMA Youth Academy.

When?

Thursday, 4th March (4pm) to Sunday the 5th March (Commissioning Mass from 5:30pm)

Where

There are three venues that the Equipping School will be conducted across:

1) St Christopher’s Pastoral Centre
55 Franklin St, Forrest ACT 2603

2) St John Paul II Polish Centre
211 Goyder St, Narrabundah ACT 2604

3) IBIS Styles
203 Goyder St, Narrabundah ACT 2604