Young Adult Ministry Resources


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Charis Ministries

Charis-Logo41Charis Ministries is a Jesuit ministry to those in their 20s & 30s offering retreats, leadership development, and formation activities that bring the gifts of Ignatian Spirituality to the lives of young adults. The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA partners with Charis Ministries. Find out how your installation can become a partner to receive guidance, services, and training from Charis. Contact Casey Bustamante at the AMS Office of Evangelization.

Young Adult Ministry in a Box

ya-ministry-in-a-boxYoung Adult Ministry in a Box was designed by Busted Halo and the National Catholic Young Adult Ministers Association (NCYAMA) to empower young adults by offering structures, programs, and best practices so they can build the ministry themselves. It incorporates these elements with the experiences and advice of the most talented young adult ministers in the United States. Young Adult Ministry in a Box is an online subscription to a resource kit that will help you create and sustain a vibrant young adult ministry with minimal staff time at minimal cost with maximum results.

Connecting Young Adults to Catholic Parishes

connecting young adults to catholic parishesConnecting Young Adults to Catholic Parishes: Best Practices in Catholic Young Adult Ministry is a resource developed by the committee for Laity, Marriage, Family Life, and Youth of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The Office of Evangelization has created a guide to help those ministering to young adults apply ideas from the USCCB resource to a military setting.

Word on Fire

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Word On Fire Catholic Ministries is a nonprofit global media organization which supports Catholic preaching and reaches millions of people to draw them into or back to the Catholic faith. It is the hope of Word On Fire Catholic Ministries that this outreach will draw people into the body of Christ, which is the Church, and thereby give them access to all the gifts that Jesus wants His people to enjoy. Word On Fire Catholic Ministries places an emphasis and urgency on the use of contemporary forms of media and innovative communication technologies. Word on Fire Blog– The Word on Fire Blog is an online magazine supporting the evangelization work of Father Robert Barron and advancing the dialogue of the Faith, culture, and theology.

The Catholicism Series

Catholicism is a groundbreaking ten-part documentary series and study program about the Catholic Faith. This series seeks to explore, through a global journey, the living culture of the Catholic Church. Thanks to Word on Fire over 450 Catholicism DVDs and study packets were donated to the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA in 2012.

Priest, Prophet, King

In 2015, 500 copies of the Priest, Prophet, King study program were donated by Word on Fire Ministries and were sent to priests in the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA for use in military settings and VA Medical Centers. Check with your military Catholic priest to inquire about the availability of these resources.

RECLAiM Sexual Health

RECLAiM Sexual Health offers a science-based, Catholic Online Recovery Program and other resources for those who desire to reclaim God’s plan for their lives and the lives of loved ones impacted by pornography or other unhealthy sexual behaviors.

The RECLAiM Sexual Health Online Recovery Program provides a unique integration of Theology of the Body, The Brain Science of Change, proven cognitive tools, accountability, group support, faith practices and prayer all in one, online community. Working at your own pace in an anonymous and safe environment, you can begin to change your unhealthy sexual behaviors and reclaim God’s original plan for your life and your sexuality.