National YFM Training

Plans for the 2019 National YFM Training Week are underway. 

Date: Sunday, July 21, 6:00 pm through Friday, July 26, 12:00 pm, 2019

It will be held at Unity Worldwide Ministries' central office at Unity Village, Mo.

Announcements will be made in The Path e-newsletter. (Sign up at

  • Rev Diane Venzera, MEd, CSE, LUT; Youth & Family Ministry Coordinator, Unity Worldwide Ministries
  • Rev Bruce Verkruyse, LUT; Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Unity Worldwide Ministries
  • Rev Carrie Kenyon, LUT; Member Services Coordinator, Unity Worldwide Ministries

Lodging is available at Unity Village Hotel and Conference Center, Unity Village, Mo. 

Scheduled Topics

The National Youth & Family Ministry Training week is a national training for Unity youth ministry teachers, leaders, sponsors, and directors. It is a 40-hour integrated study that explores who are young people are today and how their spiritual journeys can be empowered by Unity teachings and our Unity communities. How is the power of story able to unlock the potential within each child? What questions live within the learner? How do we use our facility, staffing, and programming to create dynamic ministry for young people? For more details, download the brochure.

Topics include: 

  • Creating a Vision
  • Unity Teachings
  • Sacred Safety
  • Ages/Stages of Development
  • Faith Development
  • Building Community
  • Prayer & Meditation
  • Living Curriculum
  • HeartMath
  • Conscious Discipline
  • Brain-Based Learning
  • Teen Empowerment
  • Multigenerational Ministry
  • Connecting with Families

Register here through June 15th. For more information please contact Diane Venzera or 816-434-6837.

Click here to register for 2019 YFM Training