Youth Ministry Training Event

YMTE group pic


When:  TBD August 2018

Where: California Lutheran University

Cost:$250 (includes meals and housing) Commuter fee $200.  There is a $50 non-refundable deposit included in your registration fee.  If you need to cancel before July 15, $200 will be returned to you. After July 15, your $250 registration fee is non-refundable.

Full time? Part Time? Volunteer? Paid?  If you're a youth director have we got a professional development program for you!

To cover the many aspects of youth ministry, our program offers several unique levels of training. Each track has its own focus. All participants join together for meals, worship, keynote sessions and socializing. Some topics are engaged in joint sessions.

The event begins at noon on Thursday, August 3 with registration and ends by noon on Saturday, August 5. Housing is provided in campus dorms, with all linens (sheets, pillow, blankets and towels) provided. Please bring all toiletries needed. Four meals are included in your registration cost – Thursday dinner; Friday breakfast, lunch and dinner; and Saturday breakfast. There will be an optional Friday evening social event off-campus that is not included in the registration fee.

Workshops offered this year are:
  • Philosophy & Theology of Youth Ministry
  • Caring Ministry
  • Service Projects that Stick
  • History of the Church
  • Seven Sacred Pauses
  • Growing Young
  • Godly Games
  • Milestone Ministries
  • Fundraising
  • Best Practices
  • Self Care

To register by credit card

To pay by check:  Send registration form and check made payable to Cal Lutheran and mail to: California Lutheran University, Congregational Relations, 60 W. Olsen Road, #2125, Thousand Oaks, CA  91360

 For more information contact Pr. Tony Scheer at or 714-534-2329.