Training Day – Parish Youth Ministry

Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton, BL1 6PQ
Saturday 14th September 2019
10am- 3pm

As part of Stage 2 of Hope in the Future there will be a series of training days aimed at providing the skills and knowledge to assist parishioners to take on roles in their parishes.

This day will have workshops on engaging young people in parish life.


9:30                       Registration with Tea/Coffee
10:00                     Welcome/Introduction to the Day
10:10                     Opening Prayer – GIFT Chaplaincy Team
10:20                     Overview – Fr Chris Gorton: Our Vision for Youth Ministry
10:40                     Chris Knowles: Youth Synod
11:10                     Q&A

11.20                     Workshops 1*
12:00                     Lunch (Packed lunches and time to visit the stalls)
12:45                     Move to workshops
12:50                     Workshop 2*
13:30                     Change Workshops
13:35                     Workshop 3*
14:20                     Move back to main space
14:25                     CYMFED Faith in Action Award – How can you help?
14:45                     Closing Liturgy
15:00                     Departures

* Workshops will be in three smaller groups where each group attends all sessions


  1. Youth Alpha – sharing the Good News
  2. ‘Impact’ – the difference we make
  3. Practical tips on setting up youth groups in your parish

Tea/Coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch.


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