Meetings and Gatherings
We meet mostly on Sunday evenings during the year and through out the summer. Our structure is flexible and we always welcome new members.
All Junior High Youth Group meetings are held in the Education and Meeting Center at the Middle Turnpike Campus.
Programs and Events
Peer Ministry Training
Meetings once or twice a month 6:00-8:00
Service for our Community and Parish
Soup Kitchens, Rebuilding Together and Hunger Walk
Social events: Christian concerts, Youth Spectacular, Laser Tag
Faith Events & Gatherings
Catholic Youth Conferences on a National, Regional & Diocesan Level
World Youth Day with Pope
Week Long Mission Trips
Parish Support and Needs
As our youth and their needs are ever changing, so must our ministry. So we invite anyone of any age with special talents and gifts to become involved in this rewarding, fun and faith filled ministry. We are always looking to expand our adult volunteer team; involvement would be gladly received on a one-time basis or at weekly meetings. We always need help in the following areas: fundraisers, publicity, workshops, chaperones for social events, retreats, youth group meetings, day trips, drivers, and any new ideas and suggestions you may be able to offer.
Youth Ministry Theology
In a world that often models conflicting values, morals, and ways of living, it is important to participate in programs that foster healthy living and passes on the life-giving message of Jesus.
We try to create an environment and programs that will give our youth the opportunity to recognize God's presence in their lives and in the world. Our parish family encourages our youth to nourish their minds and hearts with the word of God and to grow as active Christians.
Come be a part of this very "special faith community." All who enter will experience God's love and presence.
Components of Youth Ministry
Outreach/evangelization Welcoming environment, parent programs, teen issues, Peer outreach
Word & Catechesis Peer Ministry, Teaching God's Word Through Prayer Experience
Community Building Retreats, youth group, social activities, trips
Prayer & Worship Lector, Cantor, Special Youth Liturgies, Interfaith Programs, Group Prayer Experiences
Justice & Service Service Projects, Peace & Non-Violence Programs, Youth Rallies
Guidance & Healing Ministering to those in Need, Support Groups, Prayer, Sharing Sessions
Enablement Peer Leadership, Parish-wide Youth Involvement, Youth on Parish Ministry Team