TRACK ONE: FOUNDATIONS
If you are in your first few years of youth ministry, or have been working with youth for years but want to refresh your ministry by getting back to the basics, this is definitely the class for you. This class, which meets together across each of the daily sessions, can provide you with invaluable tips and tools for your ministry, exploring the theory and practice of an effective youth ministry.
Note: Persons enrolling in Foundations should not enroll in any other workshops. The course meets each session each day.
Teachers: Joy Allen, Dara Bell, Georgia Harrison, Rod Hocott, Walt Marcum
Foundations Teacher Bios
TRACK TWO: WEEKDAY PROGRAM
For youth directors who have been in ministry for two to five years. Participants will choose from a list of classes for periods 1, 2, and 3. You will attend the same three classes all week.
During class period 4, one-day workshops are offered on a variety of topics.
Periods 1, 2, 3 and 4 offerings
TRACK THREE: VETERAN TRACK
If you have been in ministry for five years or more and have participated in PSYM for at least four years, this track is for you. The Veteran Track offers an opportunity to interact with Tim Kennedy, University Chaplain from McMurry University and Mark Waters of PlanetWisdom and YouthSpecialties. Participants spend class periods 1 and 2 digging deeper into issues of youth and ministry. For class period 3, enjoy sharing with other members of the community in a workshop you select from a list of options. During class period 4, one-day workshops are offered on a variety of topics.
In order to facilitate discussion, enrollment is limited to 15.
Period 3 and 4 offerings