AUCE recommended

Equipping Programs for Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Leaders

Building Supportive Networks in Faith Formation
A UCC Tuesdays for the Soul webinar
featuring AUCE member, Lisa Hart, and other UCC faith formation leaders
Chris Davies, UCC Faith INFO Team Leader

Faith Formation Leadership Training & Certificate Program

Southern New England Conference,

United Church of Christ

Choose onsite or video conferenced classes designed to equip leaders for faith formation ministries. Select one or both training tracks:  faith formation and youth ministry. Take individual classes or the certification program.

PATHWAYS Theological Education

An Online Program in Progressive Theology

Whether you are on the path to authorized ministry, want to hone your current skills, or just want to explore your faith more deeply, we have a program for you. Includes the course, "Faith Formation and Spiritual Practices for Children, Youth, and Adults" course.

Vibrant Faith Institute

An online approach to educating leaders to develop a new set of practices for faith formation with all ages in your church.


Yale Youth Ministry Insititute

Yale Divinity School

YMI promotes adolescent faith and flourishing in a diverse and changing world by conducting scholarship, equipping leaders, and resourcing youth ministries in and beyond Christian churches

New York School of Ministry

New York Conference,

United Church of Christ



Twelve webconferenced courses in a 3-year rotation with a 24-hour onsite fall event. Certificate programs available for supply preaching and ordained ministry.

Lay Academy

Wisconsin Conference,

United Church of Christ

Grow in faith, discover new  ways to serve God and your community, and deepen your knowledge of Christian tradition, ministry, and mission.

Institute for Youth Ministry

Princeton Theological Seminary

IYM is committed to integrating theology and practice by collaborating with church leaders, congregations, and scholars to cultivate fresh thinking and imagination for ministry with young people.

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