High School Youth Ministry

High School Youth Ministry

Andrew McCarthy
Youth and Young Adult Minister
Follow us on twitter @stjoanofarcva and on Instagram @ sjoayouthministry

Do not forget about Youth Group! Youth Ministry is engaging High School Students both socially and spiritually from 6:30-8:30 on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and from 6:00-8:30 on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. These nights start with an Emmaus Dinner at 6:30pm. 

Wednesday night meetings will begin with an Emmaus dinner at 6:00 and will transition into Praise and Worship.

Upcoming Youth Ministry Events:

Saturday, September 23rd – Adventure Park: Up for an adventure? St. Joan of Arc Youth Ministry is going to Virginia Beach to experience a thrill filled park adventure which includes high rope courses, zip lines, and a lot of other challenges. With 15 different color-coded trails ranging from beginner to advanced, there is something for everyone. Both middle and high school students are welcome. Tickets are $30 per person. We plan to leave from the church parking lot on Sep. 23rd at 4:00pm. In order to make this trip happen please RSVP by September 15th to armccarthy@stjoanofarcva.org or call the parish office at (757) 898-5570.

Saturday, October 7th – Virginia Catholic Youth Day @ Busch Gardens: Enjoy Youth Day with the Diocese of Richmond. We will celebrate Holy Mass in the park, enjoy a great day filled with fun, and encounter youth from across the diocese. Please RSVP by October 1st to amccarthy@stjoanofarcva.org. If you do not already have a pass and would like to attend please contact Andrew McCarthy for discounted tickets.

Albatross to Phoenix: A Christian Leadership Retreat

WHO: 9th – 12th grade guys
WHEN: Friday, Nov.17th – Sunday, Nov. 19th
WHERE: St. Joan of Arc

This retreat weekend is a “Peer Ministry” experience, led by a team of high school guys who have been formed into a strong and effective team to provide the main content on the weekend. The goal of this retreat is to have burdens transformed into strengths for all who attend.

Registration forms may be obtained by contacting Andrew McCarthy at amccarthy@stjoanofarcva.org.

NOTE: Registration forms should be returned ASAP to lock in your spot.