Lunch & Learn

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We invite children's & youth ministry workers from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area to set aside 3 hours to focus on a relevant ministry topic. Our Professional Ministry Training Lunch & Learns help experienced ministry workers stay current in their field and network with other ministry leaders. 

All seminars happen at the Youth Leadership office building near Shoreview, MN. Only $39 for lunch and professional ministry training.


Ministry in the Age of Social Media

Tuesday, May 9 | 10:30 am - 1:30pm

The landscape of social media changes almost daily. This presentation will help you stay on top of the latest trends, use social media platforms to connect with your teens, and help them to use, but not abuse, social media. The presentation will focus on bridging the context of how students use social media, the positive and negative effects. and tactics for creating a social media and mobile technology as a tool for ministry.

Tony Ducklow is a ministry entrepreneur based out of Minneapolis. As Director of Creative Programming, he helps train youth leaders and direct Summer Festival Camp--a four-day summer retreat experience focused on sharing Jesus with teenagers. Tony also runs Excited Hippo Creative a youth ministry event and rental company, DJ's weddings, freelances web designs and co-manages Lock and Key Escape rooms.  When he's not entrepreneuring, Tony loves playing batman themed video games, traveling with his wife, and volunteering at his church.

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Sustainable Youth Ministry

Tuesday, April 11  |  10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Someone once said, “The number one cause of stress and burnout is doing the same thing over and over and not seeing results.” It is possible to create balance, manage your time, stay healthy and thrive in ministry—but you may need to change some things. In this workshop Tiger will address why ministry is stressful and offer 11 healthy priorities to deal with stress and burnout.

With 40+ years of ministry experience including being on church staff, an instructor of youth ministry in a variety of academic settings as well as a national speaker and consultant, TIGER McLUEN is the President of Youth Leadership.

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“Every training I’ve been to by Youth Leadership, has been wonderful blend of encouragement, practical application, and a challenge to grow.”