Trunk or Treat Event
We will be hosting our 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 29 from 1-3pm here in St. John’s parking lot and Parish Center. The cost is $10 per family and includes pizza and water in addition to delicious candy from all of our participants! Please contact Lucy Fronheiser to sign-up today at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanksgiving Pie Sale
It’s that time of year again to order your Thanksgiving pies with Youth Ministry! Check out our foyer with the information for ordering your pies or vouchers from Styers! Pick-up will be Tuesday and Wednesday, November 22 and 23. Contact Maria for more information!
Parish Family Pizza Night
The Knights of Columbus and Youth Ministry will be hosting a Family Pizza Night on Saturday, October 29th after the 5:30 Mass in the Parish Center. We would love to have you join us for this evening! Please contact Tom Burke to sign-up or help out at email@example.com.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Children’s Liturgy of the Word takes place during the 11:30 Mass when PREP is in session for children ages 4-9. Eileen Piznar coordinates the volunteers for this program and is looking for some high school teens to help with the Children’s Liturgy of the Word. If you are interested in getting involved, you can reach out to Mrs. Piznar at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for getting involved!
Jr. CYO Retreat Team
Our next Jr. CYO Retreat Team meeting will be held next Sunday, October 30th from 1-3pm in the Parish Center. All teens are invited to join us for this retreat team. If you are planning on joining us for the team we will need to see you for this meeting! Contact Maria Parker, Mrs. Gormley, or Mr. Ferris with any questions.
ENCOUNTER Jr. High Youth Group
Our Jr. High Youth Group meets regularly on Fridays from 7-9pm in the Parish Center. This group of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders meets weekly to build community and learn about the faith. The program we will be using for the Fall is Encounter by Ascension Press. It’s the Bible Timeline for Middle School Youth. You can download our registration forms online, pick them up at any meeting, or email Maria Parker to have her send them to you today! There is NO meeting on Friday, October 28th. We will meet again on Friday, November 4th.
YDISCIPLE High School Groups
We have started a new initiative this October for our High School Youth Ministry Program. All of our high school teens are invited to join us for YDISCIPLE groups. YDISCIPLE is an intentional small group discipleship program put out by the Augustine Institute in partnership with Lighthouse Catholic Media to provide parishes with discipleship formation for young people. It is a program that invites parents to become more active members of the team with the teens and small group leaders by checking out the resources online and having conversations with your children and family about what we are doing in the small groups. All members of the parish are invited to register with YDISCIPLE to utilize the resources for your own families as well. You can go to www.formed.org and click on Register to join using code 4MVGZG then establish a username and login for the YDISCIPLE online platform so you can watch the videos and download the parents information sheets as well at home. Through our partnership, together, working to form our teens and engage them in the faith, we will be forming lifelong disciples. Contact Maria Parker to join one of our small groups or learn more about YDISCIPLE today! Groups meet on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in the Parish Of ce Building.