Annual March for Life
If you are interested in attending the March for Life with St. John the Evangelist on Friday, January 27, in Washington DC, please contact Ed Barry, our Respect Life Coordinator, at barrys186@comcast.net. He is coordinating the bus and list for the trip that day. All families are invited to join us. The trip is free for the youth and $20 for each adult. It’s an incredibly powerful event to attend, at least once in your life, to experience the witness for life in this country.

YDISCIPLE

All of our high school students are invited to join us for YDISCIPLE meetings each week in the Parish Office Building. Check out the YDISCIPLE materials at www.formed.org and then contact Maria to get connected with a group this week! Our monthly high school YDISCIPLE gathering with all the groups will be on Sunday, January 15th from 6-8 in the Parish Center. All high school students are invited to join us that evening!

High School Volleyball League

Beginning March 1 and lasting through Memorial Day, all of our high school students are invited to get involved in the local Youth Ministry Volleyball League. Now is the time to connect with friends and build
your teams! Keep an eye out for registration materials to come out in the middle of January. Registrations are not due until practices begin in March. Contact Maria with any questions or if you are interested in playing or coaching.

Designer Bag Bingo – Save the Date!

St. John’s Youth Ministry will be again hosting a Designer Bag Bingo Event on Saturday, March 25 from 7-10pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm. All are invited to join us for this fundraiser event for our teens. Tickets cost $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event. They will be available beginning in January. We are in need of donations for our raffle baskets and sponsors for our rounds of bingo. If you are interested in donating anything for this event, please contact Maria via email and she will get in touch with you. Some ideas for donations could be gift cards to local businesses, family friendly games and activities, tickets to local events, specialty items, etc. We are also in need of baskets to put the items in if you’d like to donate any baskets as well! Thank you for your support of our youth!

San Salvador, El Salvador Mission Trip

We will be once again traveling to San Salvador, El Salvador with Project Fiat and the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart. Parishioners of all ages are invited to join us for this amazing mission trip experience from July 22-30. Contact Maria at youthministries@stjohpa.org or Tom at tfburkejr@gmail. com with questions. A $500 deposit for the trip is due to join. The total cost of the trip is $1,400. We look forward to having you join us!

Annual Steubenville Conference

We will be traveling again to the Steubenville Conference at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio this summer from June 23-26, 2017. All teens who are graduating 8th grade in 2017 through graduating high school in 2017 are invited to join us. This is an exciting weekend that our teens look forward to all year! Our group is forming and we have only 10 available spots remaining for teens to join us. The cost of the trip is $425 for the conference, meals, travel, hotel, and the Hershey Park excursion on Monday on our way home. Most teens fund-raise a great portion of the trip. If you are interested, it’s time to get involved with us! Contact Maria at youthministries@stjohnpa.org to join us today! Currently a $40 deposit is due to hold your spot. The next payment will be due at the end of February.

Annual March for Life

If you are interested in attending the March for Life with St. John the Evangelist on Friday, January 27, in Washington DC, please contact Ed Barry, our Respect Life Coordinator, at barrys186@comcast.net. He is coordinating the bus and list for the trip that day. All families are invited to join us. The trip is free for the youth and $20 for each adult. It’s an incredibly powerful event to attend, at least once in your life, to experience the witness for life in this country.

Jr. High Youth Group

Jr. High Youth Group will be meeting on Friday, January 13th from 7-9pm in the Parish Center for our weekly gatherings. All 6th, 7th,and 8th grade students and their friends are invited to join us for these meetings! There are NO weekly meetings on January 20 and 27.

YDISCIPLE

All of our high school students are invited to join us for YDISCIPLE meetings each week in the Parish Office Building. Check out the YDISCIPLE materials at www.formed.org and then contact Maria to get connected with a group this week! Our monthly high school YDISCIPLE gathering with all the groups will be on Sunday, January 15th from 6-8 in the Parish Center. All high school students are invited to join us that evening!

High School Volleyball League

Beginning March 1 and lasting through Memorial Day, all of our high school students are invited to get involved in the local Youth Ministry Volleyball League. Now is the time to connect with friends and build
your teams! Keep an eye out for registration materials to come out in the middle of January. Registrations are not due until practices begin in March. Contact Maria with any questions or if you are interested in playing or coaching.

Designer Bag Bingo – Save the Date!

St. John’s Youth Ministry will be again hosting a Designer Bag Bingo Event on Saturday, March 25 from 7-10pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm. All are invited to join us for this fundraiser event for our teens. Tickets cost $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event. They will be available beginning in January. We are in need of donations for our raffle baskets and sponsors for our rounds of bingo. If you are interested in donating anything for this event, please contact Maria via email and she will get in touch with you. Some ideas for donations could be gift cards to local businesses, family friendly games and activities, tickets to local events, specialty items, etc. We are also in need of baskets to put the items in if you’d like to donate any baskets as well! Thank you for your support of our youth!

San Salvador, El Salvador Mission Trip

We will be once again traveling to San Salvador, El Salvador with Project Fiat and the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart. Parishioners of all ages are invited to join us for this amazing mission trip experience from July 22-30. Contact Maria at youthministries@stjohpa.org or Tom at tfburkejr@gmail. com with questions. A $500 deposit for the trip is due to join. The total cost of the trip is $1,400. We look forward to having you join us!

Annual Steubenville Conference

We will be traveling again to the Steubenville Conference at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio this summer from June 23-26, 2017. All teens who are graduating 8th grade in 2017 through graduating high school in 2017 are invited to join us. This is an exciting weekend that our teens look forward to all year! Our group is forming and we have only 10 available spots remaining for teens to join us. The cost of the trip is $425 for the conference, meals, travel, hotel, and the Hershey Park excursion on Monday on our way home. Most teens fund-raise a great portion of the trip. If you are interested, it’s time to get involved with us! Contact Maria at youthministries@stjohnpa.org to join us today! Currently a $40 deposit is due to hold your spot. The next payment will be due at the end of February.