Youth Ministry

What is Youth Ministry?

Youth Ministry is open to anyone in grades 7-12, and is a way of engaging young people with their faith and religious community. The Youth Ministry program at SJA is a multi-dimensional experience that takes the knowledge built in PSR and Catholic school and teaches the students to live out those lessons in their daily lives. Youth Ministry focuses on faith-based activities, service work, and fun activities that encourage community.
 
New for 2019-2020:
Allie will have open office hours on Sundays from 11am - 2pm beginning Sunday, September 8. Drop by, chat, talk through problems, or suggest activities!

Program News

Adopt-a-Grandparent applications are now closed. Thank you to all who applied! We have 9 teens enrolled in the program, and we're currently awaiting our matches!
 
Information about Mission Trip 2020 to Pittsburgh is now available! Please read the letter to families available under downloads. Commitment forms are also available. Commitment forms and deposits are due by Friday, November 1. We will have an informal Q&A session for those interested on Sunday, October 20 at 12pm in the Olsavsky Center Gym.

Upcoming Events

Flag Football, Mass, and Dinner
Saturday, October 19 3:15pm - 7:00pm, meet outside Olsavsky Center
Are you in grades 7-12? Join us for a fun day of flag football, mass, and pizza! We'll start out with a game of flag football, then head to mass at 4:30 followed by pizza. This event will take place even in the case of light rain/cold/mud, so please dress appropriately to get dirty and bring a change of clothes/shoes for mass. You must have a current waiver on file to participate in football - be prepared and print one out and bring it filled out if you haven't done so!
 
Mission Trip 2020 Q&A Session
Sunday, October 20 12pm, Olsavsky Center Gym
This summer, SJA Youth Ministry will be going on a mission trip to Pittsburgh, PA, where we'll be working with the homeless, doing construction projects, and working with a refugee population, primarily people from Tanzania, Congo, and Syria. The trip will be coordinated through Praying Pelican Missions. Please join us for an informal Q&A session to learn more about the trip and sign your commitment form! The trip will be open to anyone over age 13 by June 1, 2020. Adult chaperones are also needed.   

Youth Ministry Photos

Stay Connected

Allie Gall
Coordinator of Youth Ministry
stjoanofarcym@gmail.com
440-247-4316
 
Youth Ministry E-mail Newsletter
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Interested in text updates?
Sign up for Remind by texting @sjaym to 81010
 
Follow us on Instagram @sja_ym 
 
 

Volunteer with Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry is always looking for adults to volunteer their time and talents! Any adult over 21 is welcome to help out. Please register as a volunteer HERE.

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