Collaborative Catholic Formation Ministries (CCFM) was founded in August 2011 with the dual purpose of forming outstanding youth ministers for the Church, and providing excellent youth ministry to parishes of all sizes. Our staff works as a community to support each other and learn from one another in order to become the dedicated ministers that God has called us to be.
You can use this website to learn about the mission that God has set before us and how we are being led by the Spirit to answer this call. You can also read through our blogs for inspiration and guidance. The blogs are written with youth ministers in mind, however, since we believe that all those who interact with youth impact them in some way, our blogs really offer something for everyone.
Discipleship Workshop with Guest Presenter Marcel LeJeune - September 16th, 7-9pm at Zurek Hall at St. Thomas Aquinas
Have you ever struggled in sharing your faith? Do you sometimes think you don't have the words to say? Most of us have a heart to share Jesus with other people, but don't know what to say or how to begin. Join us at our next Discipleship Workshop on Evangelization in September. Marcel's presentation will focus on what the Gospel is, how to share it with others, and why we should evangelize. This is a free workshop, open to all area catechists, parents, volunteers, and youth leaders.
ENLISTED with Guest Presenter Chris Bartlett - October 22nd
Enlisted is an annual event that focuses on topics of apologetics and evangelization. This year, Chris Bartlett will be speaking to youth in middle school and high school about sharing their faith with others. Empowering and equipping them with what they need to spread the truth of the Gospel, you don't want to miss out on this night! A parent session will also be led by Matt Rice so the entire family can take part in this event.