About the ELFF Department

ELFF Organizational Chart

Mission & Vision Statement

If you need any assistance with Evangelization, Faith Formation, Youth, Young Adult, Marriage, Adult ministries, Catechist Formation, Small Christian Communities or the Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute please call 727-341-6849.

Mission

Evangelization (Priest, Prophet and King) – Encountering Jesus Christ/Making Disciples
– Active Catholics
– Inactive/Returning Catholics
– The Unchurched

Small Christian Communities (SCCs) – Diocesan Core Community serves parishes/SCCs in:
– shepherding Parish Core Community (PCC) Coordinators
– facilitating networking among parishes
– connecting parishes with resources
– promoting the ongoing formation of parish leadership
– providing training

Adult Faith Formation – shared effort in the Department of Evangelization and Lifelong Faith Formation (ELFF) and beyond
– Scripture Study
– Infant Baptism preparation
– Resource recommendations per need

Strong Catholic Families, Strong Catholic Youth
– A cyclic parish process that engages parents in reflecting, assessing and actively sharing with parish leaders the specific support and formation they need to bring home the faith