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Recruiting, Training and Supervising Youth Workers and Volunteers

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Leading theologians and pastors discuss the importance of attracting, training and supervising both youth workers and volunteers to lead thriving youth groups.

Aracelis Vazquez Haye Aracelis Vazquez Haye

Rev. Aracelis Vázquez Haye serves as the Associate Pastor at Church of the City, New London. Her passion and commitment to urban children and youth advocacy, education, social justice, and worship embodies her holistic approach to ministry.

Rev. Haye received her undergraduate degree from Eastern Connecticut State University (B.A., 2001) and has earned graduate degrees from Loyola University of Chicago (M.Ed., 2003), and Yale Divinity School (M.Div., 2012).

Outside of Rev. Haye role at Church of the City, she also serves as the Protestant Chaplain at Connecticut College and at The Waterford Country School. She is also a member of the New London Public Schools Board of Education.

Rev. Haye is married to her beloved husband, Kenyon Haye. They are the proud parents of Kaylani Anaya.

Mark DeVries Mark DeVries

Rev. Mark DeVries is the founder of Youth Ministry Architects and oversees the youth ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee. His books include Sustainable Youth Ministry and Family-Based Youth Ministry.

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