Meaningful Connections With Youth and Young Adults

with Dr. Patrick B. Reyes

What you’ll learn in this workshop:

  1. What young people really need from a youth ministry.
  2. A practical exercise to connect with young people – one-on-one or in a whole group.
  3. A new way of thinking about meaning and purpose based on regenerative science.
  4. A way of thinking about boundaries that helps young people understand and maintain their own, so they can better hear the still, small voice of God.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
12pm Eastern / 9am Pacific

Dr. Patrick B. Reyes


Dr. Patrick B. Reyes is the author of the bestselling book The Purpose Gap: Empowering Communities of Color to Find Meaning and Thrive, and of the award-winning book Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood. He is the host of the Sound of the Genuine podcast.

A Chicano educator, administrator, and institutional strategist, Patrick is the Senior Director of Learning Design at the Forum for Theological Exploration. He is president-elect of the Religious Education Association and serves on several boards in education and the non-profit sector supporting the next generation of BIPOC leaders and educators. You can learn more about Patrick at


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