About the ELFF Department

ELFF Department Org Chart-2-13-17

ELFF Department Vision and Interrelationship-2-13-17

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.


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