By Liz Sullivan
The 2017 Santa Clara Faith Formation Conference (SCFFC) – God is Always With Us; Dios Siempre Esta Con Nosotros; Chúa Luôn ở Cùng Ta will take place Nov. 3-4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The Dioceses of Monterey and San Jose are happy to join together to sponsor the conference in partnership with the Leadership Roundtable and in collaboration with the Archdiocese of San Francisco and the Dioceses of Stockton and Oakland.
Registration is $58 for one day, $75 for both days.
Workshops in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Mandarin will focus on the Word, Worship and Witness as key components to our ongoing faith formation.
Learn about the latest news from the conference by downloading the “MyParish” app and clicking on the Santa Clara Faith Formation Conference. Check out the more than 50 booths that are reserved in the resource center (formerly the Exhibit Hall). There will be a wide variety of products from book publishers and resource materials to jewelry, t-shirts and gifts. Plus, stay connected during the SCFFC and throughout the year. Receive important notifications and updates about events and changes. Also, find out what is going on next and where you will need to be during the conference. Plus, there are many more great features.
It is available for download in the App Store and the Android App on Google play.
NEW this year! The Resource Center has designated an area for 11 tables for these featured organizations: Benedict XVI, Archdiocese of San Francisco, DSJ Vocations, DSJ Natural Family Planning, DSJ Mental Health Ministry Network, DSJ Global Solidarity Team, DSJ The Valley Catholic/Office of Communications, DSJ Office for Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults, DSJ Tribunal, Catholic Campaign for Human Development–DSJ ministry and 40 Days for Life.
In addition, the conference is still looking for volunteers for: Liturgy, Hospitality and Registration and to introduce presenters. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can modify your registration online by going to: https://www.gfwebservices.com/ffc/get-registration and use your email address and confirmation code.
Registration and other pertinent information are available online at
One change is there will be no billing of parishes for on-site registration. If parishes are covering certain parishioners, they must register their parishioners and staff prior to Nov. 3. On-site registration will on be available for cash, check or credit card. Conference brochures are available at the parish or online.
We look forward to seeing you at #SCFFC2017.