FBYC photo
A Mass at Father Bernard Youth Center
FBYC photo
A Mass at Father Bernard Youth Center
Parish youth ministry coordinators will meet in Mount Angel Aug. 14-15 at the Father Bernard Youth Center. The gathering, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, is for formation, training and prayer.

New coordinators, and those new to the Archdiocese of Portland, are encouraged to attend the session on Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The session for new coordinators will cover such issues child protection, risk management, policies and best practices for using the internet and social media, and travel policies involving minors. The cost of the morning session is $20 and includes a breakfast and lunch.

The gathering for all coordinators of youth ministry beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 14. It provides an opportunity for professional development, networking, and policy updates, discussion of pertinent issues as well as prayer and faith formation. The cost for the gathering on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday is $50, which includes lodging and three meals. 

Archbishop Alexander Sample will join the youth ministers on Thursday to say Mass on the Solemnity of the Assumption.