Certificate in Children, Youth, & Family Ministry

About Cert School | CYF

This unique training experience changes lives, equips leaders, and transforms congregations in effective and creative faith formation, culminating in creating a ministry plan that will guide your efforts with children, youth, and families. Here’s what you can expect:

  • One five-day, face-to-face training experience in a unique setting
  • New and innovative approaches to learning that combine solid theological education, and the most recent research on faith formation
  • An introduction to practical tools for planning, promoting, and evaluating one’s ministry efforts
  • Teaching methods that honor people’s learning styles
  • Opportunities to engage with other ministry leaders
  • Assistance in developing a vision and plan for lifelong faith formation that can be practiced anywhere, anytime
  • Several weeks of online learning through blogs, videos, and online conversations
  • One-on-one personalized coaching support via phone or video-chat

Experiential learning model

Innovative ideas and approaches


A community of fellow leaders

Are you ready for an adventure?


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