The purpose of the conversations taking place within the National Dialogue is to more deeply understand the lived experience of youth and young adults so that as a Church, we can transform our ministry practice to more effectively encounter and accompany the young church.
The intent is that these conversations will be a holy experience of dialogue, listening, encounter, and accompaniment. The hope is that these conversations will build upon what we are learning from the Synod and Encurentro.
There are three steps to being a national facilitator:
Step One: Preparing the Conversation
Facilitators will be asked to review training videos and/or attend a live webinar in order to prepare themselves to facilitate the conversations. Also facilitators will be asked to develop a plan for the conversation by selecting questions from the National Dialogue App. (coming June 2018)
Step Two: Engaging in the CONVERSATION
Facilitate the national conversation with the group(s) using the plan developed in step one.
Step Three: Reporting the Conversation
Go to the National Dialogue App and report on your conversation so that it can be included in the National Dialogue Report.