Evangelization Resources

Parish Evangelization Grants

The Archdiocese of Washington Parish Evangelization Grants support parishes in implementing the new evangelization through creative, impactful, and invitational evangelization efforts. Parish grant projects and initiatives also provide examples of best practices that will be shared across the Archdiocese of Washington.

Parish Evangelization Grant Application

E101 Workshop

E101 is a practical workshop on evangelization for parish leaders and volunteers. Through this two-hour workshop, participants will learn the Catholic vision of evangelization and fundamental skills for sharing their faith and inviting others to encounter Jesus Christ.

E101 is for parish leaders and volunteers, including clergy, staff, pastoral and finance councils, ministry leaders, and others and is designed to be run on your own as a parish or ministry group.

Goals of E101

Through this workshop, you will:

  1. Learn the Catholic vision of evangelization
  2. Recall the basics of the great story of Jesus
  3. Reflect on how God is working in your life
  4. Develop your 1-min faith story
  5. Discern when, where, and with whom to share your faith

Download E101 Materials

The PowerPoint file includes notes and instructions for presenters*. You may also contact the Secretariat for Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns to request a facilitator from our staff.

*Note: You must download and extract the compressed file on the computer from which you plan to run the presentation.

Small Groups

Are you currently leading a small group? Are you interested in starting a small group? Are you regularly leading a group through RCIA, Marriage Prep or any other ministry within the Church? Small communities pursuing holiness through learning, prayer and mutual encouragement in Christian living are forming the next generation of faithful Catholics.

The Archdiocese of Washington has created the following resources to support your small group ministry. Contact us with any questions or for further support.

Small Group Resources

Small Group Resource Ideas

Prayer resources

Practical Tips for Great Discussion

 

The Source: Small Group Video Series

Want to explore Truth? Find Joy? Experience Love? Know Hope?

Join six inspiring DC priests for, The Source, a series of Ted-style talks and faith stories–all in 20 minutes or less.

Make it a party! Invite friends and click below to download the discussion guide. Contact us to order copies for your small group.

Preview the first session here and find all the videos on Archdiocese of Washington Youtube channel here.

Contact Anthony Esser, Office of Evangelization to learn more.