National YFM Training

The 2020 National YFM Training Week has been cancelled. Plans for the 2021 event are underway. 

Date: July 2021, more details coming soon!

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
  • Special Guest Presenters:

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


Registration will be open in January 2021.

For more information please contact Diane Venzera or 816-434-6837.