Middle School Youth Ministry
Youth and Young Adult Minister
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Do not forget about Youth Group. Youth Ministry is engaging middle 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:
- April 20th: Rebounderz Trip!
- June 22nd-24th: Steubenville Youth Conference, Main Campus (8th graders only)
- July 29th-August 4th: Lifeteen Camp Hidden Lake (8th graders only)
Friday, April 20th – Rebounderz Trip: Have some fun this month at the Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena. Join Youth Ministry 6:30 pm to experience Free Jump, Trampoline Dodgeball, the Jump Xtreme Tower, a Ninja Warrior course, and much more. Middle and High School students are encouraged to attend. The cost will be $15. We will be arriving between 6:00 pm and 6:15 pm to ensure we are ready to begin at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP to Andrew McCarthy by April 15th
July 23rd – 27th: Middle School Camp: Jesus HIStory
Middle School Camp is a week-long day camp experience for middle school youth across the peninsula. The goal of the camp is to bring together middle school youth from area parishes to build community, grow in knowledge of the faith, and encounter Christ through prayer and sacrament. This high-energy camp is filled with fun games, service activities, small group discussions, time for prayer, and a trip to a water park. The Middle School Day Camp is open to all rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade youth for the 2018-19 school year. This year the camp will take place at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish (100 Harpersville Rd). The cost of the camp is $125 (minus $45 if the participant has a water country season pass). This includes the camp fee, daily lunch, water park ticket/ transportation, and camp T-Shirt. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
Graduating 8th Graders Only
June 22nd – 24th: Steubenville Youth Conference, Main Campus
Early Bird Registration is open for only $170!
We will be attending the Youth Conference at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio this year. The conference combines awesome talks, incredible music, praise and worship, time for prayer and fellowship, entertainment, and liturgies. This conference is open to all high school-aged youth (rising 9th graders through graduating 12th graders). Early Bird Registration is open but the cost will go up to $200 on May 11th. To register please contact Andrew McCarthy with a $100 deposit to lock in your spot (we can only take 16 youth this year). Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions. Full and partial scholarship may be available.
July 29th – August 4th Life Teen Camp at Hidden Lake, Dahlonega, GA
Registration is open! Turn in your $100 deposit by to lock in your spot. Only 10 spots this year!
Summer Camp with Life Teen is an incredible opportunity to bring your teen into an incredible experience of the faith. For over 10 years, Life Teen has provided experiences at summer camp where your high school teen is able to able to be free and confident in him/herself, develop new friendships with other teens from your parish, and encounter God working in his/her life. This camp is for those entering 9th grade for the 2018 – 2019 school year through 2018 high school graduates. We will be traveling in a charter bus this year and will be going down a day early! Camp pricing is $300. Please turn in your deposit by May 7th to register. Please contact Andrew McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the camp and payment plans. Full and partial scholarship may be available.