Edmonds, Christine

Christine EdmondsChristine Edmonds

Sample Talks (descriptions below): Growing Young in the Kingdom of God, Social Media and Ministry, Finding and Keeping Volunteers, Engaging Today's Youth, Using Your God-Given Talents

A sample of Christine's topics:

  • Liturgy
  • Prayer
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Catechetics
  • Youth Ministry
  • Christology

Speaker's Bio: Serving as a parish youth minister, college campus minister and diocesan director for youth, Christine combines over 30 years of direct ministerial experience with a foundation in behavioral and theological studies. Fifteen of those years have been spent in service to the Catholic Diocese of Wichita as Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries. As director, Christine has developed leadership programs for both youth and adults, and has overseen the development of numerous programs for youth and young adults throughout the diocese. She provides practical applications for ministry and personal spiritual growth that are grounded in the richness of the Catholic faith.

 

Title

Topic/Description

Format

Duration

1.

Growing Young in the Kingdom of God

Adults focus on personal spiritual growth through stress reduction and Sabbath habits.

Talk

3 hours to 1/2 day

2.

Social Media and Ministry

Addresses the power and challenges in using social media as an evangelization tool for teens.

Talk

1 to 2 hours

3.

Finding and Keeping Volunteers

Explores techniques for identifying, recruiting, training and sustaining volunteers

Talk

1 to 2 hours

4.

Engaging Today's Youth

Looks at unique characteristics and particular needs of today's youth, evangelization techniques.

Talk

1 to 2 hours

5.

Using Your God-Given Talents

College age participants identify personal charisms and explore their use in today's Church.

Talk

3 hours to 1/2 day